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.
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.
MWC investigators attend Guangzhou iPSC workshop
30 October 2018
Three Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators recently travelled to China to attend an induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) workshop run by our partners at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH).
Science education workshop for patient groups and medical charities
19 December 2017
Professor Peter Shepherd, Deputy Director of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, recently hosted a one-day workshop to provide updates on medical research advances in various fields to leaders of patient groups and medical charity organisations.
‘Sugar in Schools’ study launched in BOP
12 September 2017
The Maurice Wilkins Centre’s nationwide ‘Sugar in Schools’ study was recently rolled out in Bay of Plenty, in collaboration with teachers at Opotiki College. Launched over two days on 31 July and 1 August, the event featured free public talks and workshops aimed at changin...
MWC brings together New Zealand membrane protein researchers
21 July 2017
Membrane protein research in New Zealand was the focus of a recent one-day meeting held at the University of Auckland. Organised by the Maurice Wilkins Centre, the Membrane Protein Technology Meeting was attended by delegates and speakers interested in learning about current...
Practicing the pitch: MWC investigators attend entrepreneurs workshop
26 October 2016
Meet the budding global entrepreneurs, or “überpreneurs”: seventeen associate and affiliate investigators from the Maurice Wilkins Centre who recently completed a two-day workshop designed to nurture their entrepreneurial mindsets and world-changing ideas.
Hands-on scientific research for school students
14 October 2013
The Maurice Wilkins Centre is delighted to have helped secondary school students from around the upper North Island attend a unique hands-on science day recently. The Centre provided sponsorship for groups of students to travel from Kawerau, Rotorua and Whitianga to the Univ...