Professor Margaret Brimble elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London
10 May 2018
The Maurice Wilkins Centre is delighted to offer its wholehearted congratulations to Principal Investigator Professor Margaret Brimble on yet another incredible achievement in her exceptional scientific career – being the first New Zealand woman to be elected a Fellow of the...
2018 Fulbright NZ scholarships announced
16 January 2018
Fulbright New Zealand recently announced its 2018 scholarship grant winners, with two Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators among the select group of recipients.
NZIC announces two winners of 2017 MWC Prize for Chemical Science
16 November 2017
Professor Jadranka Travas-Sejdic, University of Auckland, and Associate Professor James Crowley, University of Otago, have both been awarded the 2017 Maurice Wilkins Centre Prize for Chemical Science, as announced by the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry.
Dr Htin Lin Aung awarded major fellowship for TB research
1 November 2017
University of Otago microbiology and immunology researcher Dr Htin Lin Aung has been awarded a $500,000 Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship by the Health Research Council (HRC) that will enable him to continue his work combatting tuberculosis (TB) at local and inte...
Royal Society Te Aparangi awards Callaghan Medal to Professor Peter Shepherd
14 October 2017
Professor Peter Shepherd, Deputy Director of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, has been awarded the Callaghan Medal for pioneering activities to increase the understanding of science by the New Zealand public.
Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee awarded Rutherford Discovery Fellowship
13 October 2017
MWC Affiliate Investigator Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee of the University of Otago is one of only ten recipients across the country to be awarded a 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship.
Professor Garth Cooper conferred Doctorate in Science by Oxford
12 September 2017
Garth Cooper, Professor of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Auckland’s School of Biological Sciences, and a founding Principal Investigator of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, was recently conferred a Doctor of Science (DSc) degree by the Medical Scienc...
Professor Peter Shepherd receives NZSO Translational Research Award
12 September 2017
Professor Peter Shepherd, Professor of Cell Signalling at the University of Auckland and Deputy Director of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, recently received the New Zealand Society of Oncology (NZSO) 2017 Translational Research Award.