2015 News

  • Hidden danger in our rivers

    Summer for most of us is a time to embrace the warmer weather, but it also provides the perfect growing conditions for a potentially lethal blue-green alga that’s found in many New Zealand rivers, and which is the subject of new research by a PhD graduate.

  • Diving into research thanks to award

    Dr Shaun Wilkinson has received one of the prestigious awards for a project titled A bioinformatics approach to assessing diversity and hybridization in coral symbionts. The awards provide early career support to New Zealand’s most promising young researchers.

  • Commonwealth Scholarship success for Victoria graduate

    Examining the best ways to minimise the bycatch of protected species in fishing operations will be the subject of PhD research by a Victoria University of Wellington graduate, who has been awarded a prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford.