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Thursday, 16 May 2013
SCIENCE 1:16PM
UC's Roy Kerr heads to Europe to receive the Einstein Medal University of Canterbury (UC) Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr heads to Europe next week to become the first New Zealander to receive the Einstein Medal from the Albert Einstein Society in Switzerland. By University of Canterbury
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Thursday, 7 February 2013
SCIENCE 6:04PM
Grass Fellowship Provides Rare Research Opportunity Neuroscientist Chantelle Fourie has a rare opportunity to spend three months near Boston, Massachusetts, researching her dream project. By University of Auckland
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SCIENCE 1:34PM
National Science Challenge Panel appointed A panel of top researchers and some budding young scientists have been appointed to identify New Zealand’s National Science Challenges for the Government. By Steven Joyce
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Sunday, 20 January 2013
SCIENCE 3:25PM
UC researcher looking at how life began on Earth The question of how life began on a molecular level 3.5 to 4 billion years ago has been a longstanding problem in science. By University of Canterbury
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Friday, 18 January 2013
SCIENCE 3:01PM
Avenues opened by new understanding of brain injury in preterm infants A study conducted by a scientist at The University of Auckland with colleagues at the Oregon Health and Science University in the United States has resulted in findings with the potential to prevent or reverse serious disabilities in children born prematurely. By University of Auckland
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Thursday, 17 January 2013
SCIENCE 4:15PM
Otago collaboration throws doubt on earlier "killer walrus" claims Palaeontologists who examined a new fossil found in southern California have thrown doubt on earlier claims that a “killer walrus” once existed. By University of Otago
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SCIENCE 3:21PM
Two NZ astronomers from UC to study the universe through world's biggest telescope Two New Zealand astronomers from the University of Canterbury (UC) have been successful in applying to research the universe through the world's biggest astronomical project. By University of Canterbury
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Friday, 21 December 2012
SCIENCE 1:20PM
Danish expert at UC for two years to study climate change impact on NZ ecosystems In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that human activities are driving global environmental changes, including increasing temperatures. By University of Canterbury
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Thursday, 13 December 2012
SCIENCE 4:22PM
Surprising discovery about weta ears reveals similarity with whales Research in the iconic, and some say maligned, New Zealand weta is challenging ideas about how a large group of insects including crickets and katydids hear, and has revealed an unexpected similarity to whale hearing. By University of Auckland
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Tuesday, 4 December 2012
SCIENCE 3:26PM
$52.8m of funding for new science projects Applications have been invited for $52.8 million of Government research funding in the 2013 science investment round, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced today. By Steven Joyce
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Monday, 3 December 2012
SCIENCE 11:45AM
International Deep-Sea Biology Symposium comes to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time WELLINGTON CITY — Experts and enthusiasts involved in deep-sea research will meet at Te Papa in Wellington next week for the 13th International Deep-Sea Biology Symposium – the first time this international conference has come to the Southern Hemisphere. By Te Papa
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Monday, 26 November 2012
SCIENCE 8:48AM
Adult Stem Cells to Grow-Your-Own Corneal Implant Researchers from Australia and New Zealand are at the forefront of techniques using adult stem cells to grow corneal tissue suitable for corneal transplants. By RANZCO
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Monday, 19 November 2012
SCIENCE 11:23AM
Science and Innovation Group adopt Syl Search WELLINGTON — Wellington-based software company Syl Semantics can now announce that since July, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Science and Innovation group has being using Syl Semantics’ search engine technology across a number of their content sources. By Syl Semantics
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Friday, 16 November 2012
SCIENCE 1:50PM
Up to two thirds of marine species unknown to science At least one third of the species living in our oceans, and perhaps up to two thirds, are unknown to science according to the work of an international research group published online today in Current Biology. By University of Auckland
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Thursday, 8 November 2012
SCIENCE 3:43PM
Public to have say on NZ Science Challenges A television campaign starting this Sunday will ask New Zealanders to help identify the biggest science challenges facing the country, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says. By Steven Joyce
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Tuesday, 6 November 2012
SCIENCE 12:58PM
First sighting of world's rarest whale The world’s rarest whale, the spade-toothed beaked whale, has been sighted for the first time according to scientists from The University of Auckland. By University of Auckland
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Monday, 5 November 2012
SCIENCE 1:21PM
Project aims to tame toxic metal A Massey University researcher has been awarded funding to research how to better deal with beryllium, the most toxic non-radioactive element on the planet. By Massey University
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Thursday, 1 November 2012
SCIENCE 11:49PM
Future environmental science leaders at Environment Canterbury CANTERBURY — Estelle Arundell, a pupil at Craighead Diocesan School in Timaru, has won Environment Canterbury’s Wrybill Trophy for 2012. By Environment Canterbury
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SCIENCE 10:10AM
Student scholarships awarded for Rena research MT MAUNGANUI — Fifteen students have received scholarships to take part in the monitoring programme for Rena Recovery. By Bay of Plenty Regional Council
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Friday, 26 October 2012
SCIENCE 3:40PM
Bird-brains solve problems spontaneously In certain situations animals can spontaneously solve problems without planning their actions, according to research from The University of Auckland’s School of Psychology. By University of Auckland
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Thursday, 25 October 2012
SCIENCE 1:24PM
Science research given $54 million boost New Zealand's top scientific researchers have been awarded $54.6 million in Marsden Fund grants, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced today. By Steven Joyce
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Friday, 19 October 2012
SCIENCE 2:57PM
Soil gene sequencing for science buffs Using advanced techniques to detect the microbial nitty-gritty of what’s in our soils was the focus of a science weekend for 80 high school students at Massey University’s Albany campus recently. By Massey University
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Catherine Qualtrough z z SCIENCE
dave cole z z SCIENCE
Beehive: Research, Science and Technology z z SCIENCE
ESR - Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited www.esr.cri.nz/ z z SCIENCE
Massey: Science www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-us/news/news_home.cfm z z SCIENCE
Ministry of Research, Science and Technology www.morst.govt.nz z z SCIENCE
NZ Herald: Science www.nzherald.co.nz/science/news/headlines.cfm?c_id=82 z z SCIENCE
Plant & Food Research www.plantandfood.info z z SCIENCE
Sciblogs sciblogs.co.nz/ z z SCIENCE
Science Media Centre www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz z z SCIENCE
Science New Zealand www.sciencenewzealand.org z z SCIENCE
Scoop.co.nz: Sci-Tech www.scoop.co.nz/news/sci-tech.html z z SCIENCE
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