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NZ Listener features MWC research

NZ Listener features MWC research

10 July 2019

A recent issue of the NZ Listener has featured extensive coverage of the Maurice Wilkins Centre's diabetes and metabolic disease research in New Zealand.

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MWC hosts visiting Samoa scientists

MWC hosts visiting Samoa scientists

17 June 2019

The Maurice Wilkins Centre was delighted to host scientists from Samoa recently who were in New Zealand to explore possible areas of biomedical research their organisation could undertake back in Samoa.

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More Kiwi scientists becoming business leaders and entrepreneurs

More Kiwi scientists becoming business leaders and entrepreneurs

26 February 2019

The Maurice Wilkins Centre hosted a full-day workshop on 22 February 2019 at Victoria University of Wellington for young scientists keen to learn more about how to commercialise their work. 

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Professor Margaret Brimble becomes a Dame

Professor Margaret Brimble becomes a Dame

15 January 2019

Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble, Principal Investigator at the Maurice Wilkins Centre at the University of Auckland, was recently named a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours.

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Highlights from MWC’s 2018 Research Symposium & Future Science Day

Highlights from MWC’s 2018 Research Symposium & Future Science Day

22 December 2018

The Maurice Wilkins Centre’s 2018 Research Symposium and Future Science Day, held at the University of Auckland on the 6th and 7th December was attended by a record number of participants and showcased excellent science being done by MWC investigators.

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Professional development days a huge hit with biology teachers

Professional development days a huge hit with biology teachers

20 December 2018

The Maurice Wilkins Centre has received overwhelmingly positive feedback following a nationwide series of free biology teacher professional development (PD) days the centre organised in November and December.

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Professor Emily Parker elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi

Professor Emily Parker elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi

1 November 2018

The Royal Society Te Apārangi has just announced that it has appointed Professor Emily Parker, a Principal Investigator at the Maurice Wilkins Centre based at the Ferrier Institute, Victoria University of Wellington (VUW), as a Fellow.

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Professor Stephen Robertson elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi

Professor Stephen Robertson elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi

1 November 2018

Professor Stephen Robertson, an Associate Investigator with the Maurice Wilkins Centre at the University of Otago, was recently appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.

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