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Pests costing economy and environment billions

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 5:08 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Weeds, wasps, rats and sea squirts are among a swarm of pests and diseases costing New Zealand’s economy and environment dearly, according to a new report released today by the Royal Society of New Zealand. More >>

NZ Extinct Moa Subject of Award-winning Popular Science Book

Monday, 20 May 2013, 10:58 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

New Zealand’s extinct moa and the historical characters who strove to solve the mysteries of this flightless giant are the engaging subjects of the winning book for the Royal Society of New Zealand’s 2013 Science Book Prize, announced tonight ... More >>

Nine emerging researchers receive prestigious scholarships

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 3:27 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

The Rutherford Foundation Trust has awarded prestigious scholarships to nine of New Zealand’s most outstanding emerging researchers, including four international PhD scholarships and five postdoctoral fellowships. More >>

Manhire Prize for Creative Science Writing Announced

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 10:15 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

News release from the Royal Society of New Zealand For immediate release 22 November 2012 Winners of the 2012 Royal Society of New Zealand Manhire Prize for Creative Science Writing announced The two winning entries in the Royal Society of New Zealand ... More >>

New Medal For Social Science at 2012 NZ Research Honours

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 10:04 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

A new medal for advances in the frontiers of social science was presented by the Royal Society of New Zealand at the 2012 New Zealand Research Honours event. More >>

Distinguished Professor wins Top Science Honour

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 9:57 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble wins New Zealand’s top science and technology honour, the Rutherford Medal New Zealand’s top science and technology honour, the 2012 Rutherford Medal, has been awarded to chemist Professor Margaret Brimble CNZM, ... More >>

2 Kiwi girls count down to the USA International Space Camp

Wednesday, 27 April 2011, 12:38 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Toby Hendy, from Katikati College and Lisa Craw from Otago Girl’s High School are the two students selected from New Zealand by the Royal Society of New Zealand to attend the USA International Space Camp. Toby says “she has a huge interest in ... More >>

Free lectures: International expert on forensic archaeology

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 2:02 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

An international celebrated scientist is the visiting lecturer for the upcoming Royal Society of New Zealand Distinguished Speaker public lecture series. More >>

Teachers taking leave from schools to work with researchers

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 11:48 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Eight teachers from throughout New Zealand have been awarded Science, Mathematics and Technology Teacher Fellowships for the first two terms of 2011. Under the scheme teachers take leave from their schools to work with researchers at host organisations, ... More >>

Innovative projects win students a place at event

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 3:17 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Twenty students from all over the country have been selected by the Royal Society of New Zealand to attend Genesis Energy’s Realise the Dream , a prestigious national event taking place from 5-11 December. More >>

Science medal winners receive cash bonus

Thursday, 19 November 2009, 12:42 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Two of the medal winners at this year’s Science Honours Dinner awards ceremony on Wednesday night received cash awards in addition to their medals. Professor Kenneth McNatty, who won the Pickering Medal, and Dr Richard Garland, who won the Thomson ... More >>

Government’s science priorities document welcomed

Friday, 30 October 2009, 5:47 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

The Royal Society of New Zealand’s President, Dr Garth Carnaby, applauds the Government’s recently released document looking at New Zealand’s research, science and technology priorities. He says the document is “ground breaking”. More >>

School film-makers set sail on Navy ship as prize

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 2:48 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Five secondary school students have won a four day adventure on board the Navy ship HMNZS Manawanui sailing from Auckland to Gisborne, setting sail on 6 October. More >>

Rutherford Foundation Fellowship

Tuesday, 14 April 2009, 5:26 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

The Rutherford Foundation of the Royal Society of New Zealand has awarded Dr Nicola Jackson the inaugural Freemasons Roskill Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to undertake postdoctoral research at the University of Cambridge. More >>

 

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