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Health impacts of cannabis – benefits, harms & many unknowns

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 9:15 am | Royal Society Te Aparangi

A new report by Royal Society Te Apārangi summarises what is known about the potential risks and benefits to health from the use of recreational and medicinal cannabis. It finds evidence that cannabis-based medicines have some therapeutic effect in specific ... More >>

Researchers and scholars at the top of their fields elected

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:08 am | Royal Society Te Aparangi

Nineteen new Ngā Ahurei a Te Apārangi Fellows and Ngā Ahurei Honore a Te Apārangi 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. ... More >>

Livestock ‘Worm Detective’ wins trip to Berlin

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 5:43 pm | Royal Society Te Aparangi

Attempting to break down the wall of resistant worms in livestock has won Seer Ikurior from Massey University the chance to compete at the Falling Walls Lab final in Berlin in November. He was selected from 45 applicants from New Zealand and Pacific, 20 ... More >>

Calls for overhaul of gene-technology regulations

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 9:35 am | Royal Society Te Aparangi

An expert panel set up by Royal Society Te Apārangi to consider the implications of new technologies that allow much more controlled and precise ‘editing’ of genes, has concluded it’s time for an overhaul of the regulations and that there’s ... More >>

National academy of top researchers and scholars turns 100

Friday, 1 February 2019, 12:46 pm | Royal Society Te Aparangi

Royal Society Te Apārangi is celebrating he kotahi rau one hundred years of electing Fellows (Ngā Ahurei a Te Apārangi) to its Academy this month. Over 14-15 February there will be a number of activities to mark this milestone. Ngā Ahurei Fellows ... More >>


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