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2020 Research Honours Aotearoa Winners Celebrated At Auckland Museum

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 6:00 pm | Royal Society Te Aparangi

The achievements and contributions of innovators, kairangahau Māori, researchers and scholars were celebrated at Auckland War Memorial Museum this evening, the third of three 2020 Research Honours Aotearoa events held around the country by Royal Society ... More >>

2020 ECR Excellence Award For Humanities: Art History On Ngāti Porou Carving

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 5:57 pm | Royal Society Te Aparangi

Associate Professor Ngarino Ellis (Ngāpuhi/Ngāti Porou) has received the Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Research Excellence Award for Humanities for her multiple award-winning first book Whakapapa of Tradition: One Hundred Years of Ngāti ... More >>

2020 Callaghan Medal: Te Whetu - Living With The Stars

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 5:54 pm | Royal Society Te Aparangi

The 2020 Callaghan Medal for an outstanding contribution to science or technology communication has been awarded to Professor Rangi Mātāmua (Tūhoe) for his pioneering work in Māori astronomy that has engaged the public in the interface between western ... More >>

2020 Research Honours Aotearoa Winners Celebrated At Te Puna O Waiwhetū Christchurch Art Gallery

Friday, 13 November 2020, 8:17 am | Royal Society Te Aparangi

The achievements and contributions of five innovators, kairangahau Māori, researchers and scholars were celebrated at Te Puna o Waiwhetū Christchurch Art Gallery this evening, the second of three 2020 Research Honours Aotearoa events to be held around ... More >>

2020 Research Honours Aotearoa Winners Celebrated At Government House

Friday, 6 November 2020, 8:19 am | Royal Society Te Aparangi

The achievements and contributions of eight innovators, kairangahau Māori, researchers and scholars were celebrated at Government House this evening, the first of three 2020 Research Honours Aotearoa events to be held around the country. Royal Society ... More >>

Latest 10 Fellows Announced In 10th Year Of Rutherford Discovery Fellowship Awards

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 2:58 pm | Royal Society Te Aparangi

Ten early-to mid-career researchers have been awarded Rutherford Discovery Fellowships that will support them to accelerate their research careers in Aotearoa. The research programmes of the new fellowships span a wide variety of interesting topics, including: ... More >>

Launch Of Panel Te Tapeke: Fair Futures In Aotearoa

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 4:12 pm | Royal Society Te Aparangi

Royal Society Te Apārangi has convened a diverse, multidisciplinary panel to examine issues of fairness, equality, and equity in Aotearoa New Zealand. The name ‘Te Tapeke’ comes from ‘ka tapeke katoa te iwi’ and embraces the concept of including ... More >>

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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