Highlights from MWC’s 2018 Research Symposium & Future Science Day
22 December 2018
The Maurice Wilkins Centre’s 2018 Research Symposium and Future Science Day, held at the University of Auckland on the 6th and 7th December was attended by a record number of participants and showcased excellent science being done by MWC investigators.
Professional development days a huge hit with biology teachers
20 December 2018
The Maurice Wilkins Centre has received overwhelmingly positive feedback following a nationwide series of free biology teacher professional development (PD) days the centre organised in November and December.
Professor Emily Parker elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi
1 November 2018
The Royal Society Te Apārangi has just announced that it has appointed Professor Emily Parker, a Principal Investigator at the Maurice Wilkins Centre based at the Ferrier Institute, Victoria University of Wellington (VUW), as a Fellow.
Professor Stephen Robertson elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi
1 November 2018
Professor Stephen Robertson, an Associate Investigator with the Maurice Wilkins Centre at the University of Otago, was recently appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
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).
Decoding genetics to understand gout, kidney disease
12 September 2018
Collaborative research by Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators has unveiled novel insights into an individual’s risk of gout or kidney disease, based on the presence of a particular genetic variant.
New research centre Waharoa ki te Toi officially opens in Far North
17 August 2018
The Waharoa ki te Toi Health Research Centre at Kaitaia Hospital, a partnership between The Moko Foundation and the Maurice Wilkins Centre, opened on Friday 17 August.
Te Rangawairua o Paratene Ngata Research Centre opens on East Coast
8 August 2018
The Te Rangawairua o Paratene Ngata Research Centre, led by Ngāti Porou Hauora in partnership with the Maurice Wilkins Centre, was officially opened on Thursday 2 August at Te Puia Springs Hospital on New Zealand’s East Coast.