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...
Scholarships give teachers access to cutting-edge science
30 August 2013
The Maurice Wilkins Centre sponsors scholarships for high-school biology teachers to attend Queenstown Research Week.
Cutting‐edge science for secondary schools
13 May 2013
Secondary school science teachers around the country have received an intensive update on the latest in biomedical science from leading New Zealand researchers, in a series of free events sponsored by the Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery.
Secondary school book award for principal investigator
16 November 2012
Maurice Wilkins Centre principal investigator Professor Peter Shepherd and co-author Rachel Heeney, Head of Biology at Epsom Girls Grammar School, won the Best Book or Series in Secondary Publishing award at the Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) Educational Publishing A...