MWC community gathers for the Maurice Wilkins Centre Research Symposium & Future Science Day 2021
12 February 2021
In early February we welcomed MWC investigators and associates to the Centre’s annual research symposium, held at the University of Auckland. The three day event was a gathering of New Zealand's brightest minds at the UoA’s brand new conference facility in the Faculty of Eng...
More Kiwi scientists becoming business leaders and entrepreneurs
26 February 2019
The Maurice Wilkins Centre hosted a full-day workshop on 22 February 2019 at Victoria University of Wellington for young scientists keen to learn more about how to commercialise their work.
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).
MWC 2017 Research Symposium Highlights
20 December 2017
The Maurice Wilkins Centre 2017 Research Symposium was held at the University of Otago, Dunedin, from 4 to 5 December. We report on the highlights of what was a highly informative and memorable couple of days attended by more than 130 researchers from around New Zealand.
TB metabolic processes and new pain treatments funded
4 November 2016
Two Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators have received Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowships in the latest round of funding from the Health Research Council.
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.
New chemistry transforms vaccine manufacture
2 October 2013
Honours student Tom Wright, from The University of Auckland, has created a new kind of chemistry to dramatically simplify the manufacture of drugs targeting the immune system, and the technology has been patented.
Emerging researcher honoured
28 August 2013
Congratulations to our affiliate investigator Dr Ghader Bashiri, a research fellow in structural biology at The University of Auckland, who won the 2013 illumina™ Emerging Researcher Award, presented at the recent Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting.