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Next Olympic event: Improving faster than rivals – Mark Orams

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 24th, 2016.

As New Zealand’s Olympic athletes return with the most successful medal haul to date, AUT’s Professor Mark Orams writes in the NZ Herald about what it would take to improve for the next Games. An excerpt (read in full): Interestingly New Zealand’s most successful sporting code at the Rio Olympics, in medals won, was sailing. […]

Royal Society medals honour 2014’s top researchers

Laura Goodall posted in on November 27th, 2014.

Twelve outstanding New Zealand researchers have been awarded medals at the Royal Society of New Zealand 2014 Research Honours event, held in Wellington on Wednesday night. The Rutherford Medal, the top medal awarded by the Royal Society of New Zealand, was presented to Distinguished Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger of Massey University for his world-leading contribution to […]

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