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Perpetual jetlag? Exposure to artificial blue light a risk

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 9:41 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

A new paper released today by Royal Society Te Apārangi finds that our increasing exposure to artificial blue light is a possible risk for our health, for wildlife and for studying the night sky. However, there are many things we can do to protect ... More >>

Centenary cohort of Fellows announced

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:22 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Twenty new Fellows and three Honorary Fellows have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities. They are world leaders in topics that include, ... More >>

Fellowships and scholarships support researchers

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 3:23 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Three researchers recognised for their sustained research excellence and 13 highly promising researchers at the early stages of their careers have been awarded fellowships and scholarships today. More >>

Celebrating a collection of 150 Māori non-fiction books

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 2:35 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and Royal Society Te Apārangi are to celebrate 150 Māori non-fiction books and their authors at an event at Parliament this evening. More >>

Six women recognised for leadership in science

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 11:41 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Six women recognised for leadership and sustained contributions to science and the humanities in Aoteroa More >>

Sir Peter Gluckman elected to International Science Council

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 11:38 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Yesterday Sir Peter Gluckman FRS FRSNZ was elected to the position of President-elect of the newly formed International Science Council at its inaugural meeting in Paris. More >>

Researchers at the Top of Their Fields Elected as Fellows

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 9:38 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Sixteen researchers and scholars who have advanced knowledge in the areas of history, theology, art, computer science, psychology, law, Māori studies, chemistry, soil science, poetry, linguistics, geology, education, engineering and mathematics have ... More >>

Marsden Fund Grants Support NZ's Best Research

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11:21 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

More Projects Funded in Diverse Topics Important for New Zealand in 2017 Marsden Funding Round More >>

Fellowships and scholarships support discovery

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 10:46 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Three researchers recognised for their sustained research excellence and seven highly promising researchers at the early stages of their careers have been awarded fellowships and scholarships today. More >>

Royal Society of New Zealand Research Honours

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:30 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Six University of Auckland researchers were awarded top honours by the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Health Research Council of New Zealand at a research honours dinner in Auckland last night (10 October 2017). More >>

Mentoring guidance prepared with a cultural lens

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 3:20 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Support for culturally appropriate mentoring is being released today by Royal Society Te Apārangi to aid researchers and mentors in an increasingly diverse Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Training science technicians that are ready for the future

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 10:56 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Too many graduates applying for science technician roles require significant on the job training as they lack technical aptitude and transferable practical skills, according to a report released today by an expert panel convened by the Royal Society ... More >>

150 years of discovery

Friday, 24 March 2017, 11:23 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

This year the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi celebrates 150 years of discovery, and supporting the pursuit of knowledge. More >>

Research cooperation cannot be put at risk

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 3:56 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

International research cooperation is critical to addressing the world’s most pressing issues – like climate change, extreme weather events, water and food. We need research grounded in evidence and quality research practices to address these ... More >>

Revolution in gene editing has significant implications

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 11:12 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

The revolution occurring in gene editing technology is happening quickly and has significant implications for us to consider as New Zealanders, according to the Royal Society of New Zealand. More >>

Fellowships and scholarships for researchers

Friday, 11 November 2016, 2:55 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

11 November 2016 Today recipients of three schemes supporting researchers from early career researchers to established researchers have been announced. Rutherford Foundation Trust More >>

Increased number of projects funded in 2016

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 2:13 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Increased number of projects funded and strong support for early career researchers in 2016 Marsden funding round More >>

Researchers and scholars elected to the Royal Society

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:26 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Nineteen top New Zealand researchers and scholars with a range of research interests, backgrounds and places of work have been announced as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand at a forum today, an honour which recognises true international distinction ... More >>

Talented school students to seek solutions on climate change

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 2:33 pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Forty talented school students will be tasked to find answers and recommendations to some of New Zealand’s future problems around climate change, having been selected to attend Powering Potential in Wellington from 12 – 15 December. More >>

Excessive sugar consumption harmful and hard to avoid

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 10:41 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Excessive consumption of sugar is harmful for health and hard for consumers to avoid, a review by the Royal Society of New Zealand confirms. It is hard to avoid because it is difficult to work out how much added sugar is in food and drink. The Royal ... More >>

 

 

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