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2014 Science Prize winners in the news

Laura Goodall posted in on December 3rd, 2014.

The prestigious 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which recognise the impact of science on New Zealanders’ lives along with celebrating and encouraging the achievements of scientists, were presented to five winners on Tuesday at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington. The top 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prize of $500,000 went to the He Kainga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme, led by Prof Philippa […]

101 research projects awarded Marsden Fund grants

Laura Goodall posted in on November 5th, 2014.

New Zealand’s top researchers will receive $56 million in Marsden Fund grants over the next three years. Over a hundred research programmes have been approved in this year’s funding round for the Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund which has been supporting research in science, engineering, maths, social sciences and the humanities for 20 years. Projects include […]

NZ Researcher wins L’Oréal Women in Science Fellowship

John Kerr posted in on August 22nd, 2012.

Dr Suetonia Palmer, a senior lecturer at  University of Otago, Christchurch, has  been recognised with a A$25,000 (NZ$32,480) Fellowship award for her dedication to improving the treatment of people with chronic kidney disease. Suetonia is one of three Australasian women who have each gained a For Women in Science 2012 Fellowship awarded by L’Oréal Australia […]

Covering Copenhagen: SMC travel grant – call for applications

Peter Griffin posted in on September 18th, 2009.

With the Copenhagen climate conference in Denmark looming, it is far from clear whether the world’s nations will be able to reach agreement on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But one thing is for sure – the scientific evidence suggests such an agreement is crucial. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented […]

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