MWC refunded in latest CoRE selection round
12 October 2020
The Maurice Wilkins Centre has been selected as one of ten Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs) that will receive CoRE funding from 2021 to 2028.
Supporting students affected by COVID-19
5 October 2020
The Maurice Wilkins Centre is providing stipend extensions to PhD students whose progress has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MWC researchers discover new path to potential anti-cancer, antibiotic drugs
23 September 2020
A team of MWC investigators has gained some key new insights into the molecular assembly of certain anti-cancer and antibiotic molecules - paving the way for the design of more effective drugs to treat cancer or antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
Endeavour funding for research led by Professor Dame Margaret Brimble
17 September 2020
A research project led by Distinguished Professor Dame Margaret Brimble, MWC Deputy Director at the University of Auckland, has been awarded over $9 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) 2020 Endeavour Fund.
New research by MWC chemists rated very important
5 September 2020
Research by a team of MWC investigators at the University of Auckland's School of Chemical Sciences was recently honoured with VIP and HOT status in leading journal Angewandte Chemie, a journal of the German Chemical Society.
MWC COVID-19 science video translated into Samoan
3 September 2020
A COVID-19 explanatory science video produced by Maurice Wilkins Centre Deputy Director Professor Peter Shepherd has been translated into Samoan by Fiti Laupua, Annie Tuisuga and Seuseu Dr. Tauati at the Samoa Research Organisation of Samoa (SROS).
MWC melanoma research makes high impact
14 August 2020
Novel research by MWC investigators studying the effects of melanoma tumour in human lymph nodes has been selected for the front cover of Cancer Immunology Research journal's August 2020 issue.
Kiwi scientists develop powerful melanoma research tool
16 July 2020
A nationwide group of researchers from the Maurice Wilkins Centre has recently reported a detailed characterisation of one of the largest melanoma cell line panels ever developed that makes this a resource for research of international importance.