Highlights

‘Sugar in Schools’ study launched nationwide

‘Sugar in Schools’ study launched nationwide

The Maurice Wilkins Centre launched the ‘Sugar in Schools’ study in 2017 – a ground-breaking multi-year programme bringing sc...

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Teacher programme reignites passion for science (2014)

Teacher programme reignites passion for science (2014)

Biology teacher Erin Sycamore is a big fan of MWC teacher professional development days and the annual biological conference ...

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Teacher development, from Kaitaia to Invercargill (2013)

Teacher development, from Kaitaia to Invercargill (2013)

This year the Maurice Wilkins Centre expanded its programme of professional development days for science teachers. 

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Spreading the word (2013)

Spreading the word (2013)

This year Maurice Wilkins Centre investigator Dr Siouxsie Wiles not only won the Callaghan Medal for science communication, a...

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School students get into hot water (2011)

School students get into hot water (2011)

With a blessing from Ngati Hei – and a polite request for tourists to move from their bathing holes – a unique experiment got...

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Mixing with Asia’s best and brightest (2009)

Mixing with Asia’s best and brightest (2009)

The Maurice Wilkins Centre sponsored two secondary school students and a teacher to attend an Asian regional science camp. 

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First doctoral students – where are they now? (2009)

First doctoral students – where are they now? (2009)

In 2008, the first students to receive full scholarships from the Maurice Wilkins Centre graduated with their PhDs. 

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Scientists and teachers in unique partnership (2012)

Scientists and teachers in unique partnership (2012)

Science teachers from Auckland and Northland leapt at the opportunity for an intensive update on the latest in biomedical sci...

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