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Ascend Performance Materials Extends Force Majeure on HMD, Polymers

28-Feb-2019 10:54 AM
  HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascend Performance Materials today announced it has extended force majeure on hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and all polymers, compounds and fibers. Persistent fog followed by historic rainfall and floodi

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

UAEREP’s First Cycle Awardees Present Outstanding Final Project Results At the 3rd IREF

16-Jan-2019 10:10 AM
  3rd International Rain Enhancement Forum Reveals Results of the Researches of its First Cycle (Photo: AETOSWire)   ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science’

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

CDISC and Cohen Veterans Bioscience Announce Release of First Data Standard to Improve Research for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

13-Dec-2018 9:18 AM
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CDISC and Cohen Veterans Bioscience are pleased to announce the publication of a new Therapeutic Area (TA) Standard for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder released in the form of a User Guide for data m

University of Auckland

Being attracted to someone else – new study launched

09-Nov-2018 9:00 AM
A study at the University of Auckland is exploring a topic most adults probably experience at one time or another – fancying someone other than a person they are in a relationship with.

University of Auckland

University of Auckland science research attracts major funding

08-Nov-2018 5:02 AM
Are microalgae responsible for putting plastic in our food? How do sharks localise sounds underwater? The rise of drug-resistant pathogens is a major global health problem but could the molecules living organisms employ to defend themselves against bacterial attack offer a solution?

University of Auckland

Honours for a lifetime pursuit of mathematics

18-Oct-2018 6:43 AM
Distinguished Professor Marston Conder of the University of Auckland has been awarded the Jones Medal from the Royal Society Te Aparangi to recognise his lifetime achievement in in mathematics.

University of Auckland

Great science and good food makes million dollar business

15-Oct-2018 6:45 AM
A New Zealand start-up making apple, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir flour has received a $NZ1.2 million injection from the home of gastronomy, France.

University of Auckland

Origins of female homosexuality

11-Oct-2018 6:54 AM
Hormonal environments in the womb may help explain the evolutionary origins of female homosexuality and determine the spectrum of sexual orientation in women according to a review article published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior.

University of Auckland

Where will the wave hit? Predicting the future of coral coastline flooding

08-Oct-2018 8:20 AM
Which of the world’s coral reef-fringed coastlines will become uninhabitable from wave-driven flooding? Scientists from the University of Auckland have developed an efficient and accessible tool to find out.

University of Auckland

Beyond discrimination; towards inclusion – major lecture series

20-Sep-2018 9:30 AM
A Nobel Laureate and New Zealand’s Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner are among the speakers in a major public lecture series being held at the University of Auckland and which will address some of the major social and cultural issues of our time including concerns over increasing social division and inequality.

University of Auckland

Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

19-Sep-2018 9:00 AM
Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Women’s Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University of Auckland’s science departments and schools named after them for the week.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Department for International Trade: Life Sciences at the Heart of UK Economy

19-Jul-2018 8:32 AM
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Government will today (Wednesday 18 July) host the second in a series of roundtables with stakeholders from key life science businesses, demonstrating the importance of the sector to the UK economy.   T

University of Auckland

Sir Peter Gluckman to lead new global council for sciences

05-Jul-2018 3:32 PM
University of Auckland Distinguished Professor Sir Peter Gluckman has been picked to head a new international body of influential science institutions.

University of Auckland

Data science can tell us which political party is dominating

04-Jul-2018 11:46 AM
Young scientists from the University of Auckland and Victoria University of Wellington have come up with a novel way to figure out which party or parties in New Zealand’s Parliament are dominating any particular political debate or discourse.

University of Auckland

NZ’s ‘rocket man’ to give public lecture at University of Auckland

27-Jun-2018 7:19 AM
Rocket Lab founder and CEO Peter Beck will give a free public lecture at the University of Auckland next week to share the company’s story so far and his thoughts on the future of New Zealand’s fledgling space industry.

University of Auckland

Matauranga and science join forces in a new Te Punaha Matatini research programme

14-Jun-2018 10:38 AM
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) recently announced that it has awarded $100,000 in funding towards a project that aims to improve the way in which scientists work with and engage with Maori.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Indee Labs Closes $2.6M in Seed Funding From Founders Fund’s FF Science and Main Sequence Ventures

18-May-2018 9:44 AM
Patients should not need to wait four months for these life-saving therapies   Image of a bonded wafer containing an array of µVS devices at the University of South Australia's Future Industries Institute. Credit: South Aus

University of Auckland

Growing Up in New Zealand welcomes funding announcement

15-May-2018 7:28 AM
Growing Up in New Zealand has welcomed today’s announcement from the Minister for Social Development, the Honourable Carmel Sepuloni, that it will restore funding of more than $1.9 million to the child development study.

University of Auckland

First-ever NZ woman elected Fellow of Royal Society

10-May-2018 8:30 AM
In a career of exceptional scientific achievement, Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble of the University of Auckland has achieved yet another first - as the only New Zealand woman ever elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

University of Auckland

No sex means longer life

07-May-2018 7:05 AM
Promiscuity is a bad idea for female stick insects, in fact their smartest option is to have no sex at all.