MWC researcher awarded Toloa Tertiary Scholarship
7 March 2020
In early March 2020, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples awarded a Toloa Tertiary Scholarship to Ms Zanetta Toomata, a University of Auckland student actively involved with various MWC research studies.
Margaret Brimble recognised by Zonta
8 November 2019
Distinguished Professor Dame Margaret Brimble FRS, Principal Investigator at the Maurice Wilkins Centre, University of Auckland, has been awarded a Zonta New Zealand Women of Achievement Award for 2019 by the Zonta Club of Auckland.
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.
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.