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New Zealand’s top researchers honoured – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on October 11th, 2017.

Outstanding New Zealander researchers have been awarded prestigious medals at the Royal Society Te Apārangi Research Honours Dinner, held in Auckland last night. Twenty-one researchers received awards at the event, which also marked 150 years since the establishment of the society. The society’s new President-elect, Professor Wendy Larner, was also announced last night. Professor Larner […]

The Royal Society celebrates 150 years – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on April 6th, 2017.

Last night New Zealand’s research community, along with distinguished international guests, kicked off the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Royal Society Te Apārangi. The next six months leading up to October 10 – 150 years to the day that the legislation establishing the New Zealand Institute was signed – will feature a full […]

Climate change already at work in NZ – Report – In the News

John Kerr posted in on April 19th, 2016.

The impacts of climate change are already visible in New Zealand and will get worse unless drastic action is taken to reduce global emissions of greenhouse gases, warns a new report from the Royal Society of New Zealand. The report identifies key areas of risk including: coastal margins; flooding from rivers; availability of and competition […]

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