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Honours for New Zealand’s top researchers – In the News

John Kerr posted in on November 11th, 2015.

Outstanding New Zealand researchers have been awarded prestigious medals at the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Research Honours event, held in Auckland last night. The Royal Society of New Zealand presented 11 awards and the Health Research Council awarded two medals. The Rutherford Medal, the Society’s premier science award, was awarded to to Distinguished […]

Research honours recognise achievment

John Kerr posted in on November 28th, 2013.

Outstanding New Zealand researchers have been awarded prestigious medals at the Royal Society of New Zealand 2013 Research Honours event, held in Dunedin last night. A total of ten medals were awarded at the event recognising achievement in a variety of fields. The country’s highest science honour, the Rutherford Medal, was awarded to social scientist […]

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Newsletter Digest: Psa, awards, and vitamin D

Peter Griffin posted in on November 12th, 2010.

Scientists battle bacterial disease A week on from the discovery of the PSA bacterial disease in an orchard in the Bay of Plenty, scientists are completing tests that will determine what strain of the disease is present. The results will yield important information that will help determine the best way to limit and eradicate the […]

Molecular biologist wins Rutherford Medal

Peter Griffin posted in on November 11th, 2010.

Biochemist Warren Tate, from Otago University, has won the country’s top scientific award – the Rutherford Medal – at last night’s Research Honours Dinner. Tate, who has been at Otago since 1968, is currently working with his team on a molecular which could help to treat Alzhemier’s, and is also researching chronic fatigue syndrome. Media […]

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