Community Scoop

Education News

Action needed to improve youth justice system

Press Release – University of Melbourne

Children and adolescents detained in the youth justice system experience poor health across a range of complex physical and mental health disorders, according to new research . Read more »

Well-communicated, quality research rewarded

Press Release – University of Auckland

Academic research can be jargon-riddled and impenetrable to members of the public. The Business Research Translation Competition (BRTC) hosted by the University of Auckland Business School aims to change that. Read more »

It’s time to care about the insects

Press Release – University of Waikato

While reports last year on insect decline calling the situation an insect apocalypse have been widely criticised for their methods, Dr Chrissie Painting from the University of Waikato, along with 70 other researchers from 21 countries, says that there is … Read more »

International recognition for diversity changemaker

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Partner Stacey Shortall , named as a finalist in the inaugural Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: Asia-Pacific 2020. Read more »

Researchers develop technique to 3D print ‘living’ plastics

Press Release – University of Auckland

In a world-first, researchers at the University of Auckland have demonstrated how to 3D print a living resin, a novel technique that enables the creation of living and self-repairing plastics, and could be a game changer in medical … Read more »

NZ’s Longest Running Adventure Race Celebrates 20 Years

Press Release – ARC Adventure Race

NZs Longest Running Adventure Race Celebrates 20 Years with New Adventure Rogaine Format And a Brand-New Cure Kids Category Roganing for a reason Challenge yourself in the Coromandel on 7 March 2020 With 20 years now under their race belt, … Read more »

Entrepreneurial University of the Year

Press Release – University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has been named Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Asia-Pacific Triple E Entrepreneurship and Engagement Excellence Awards in Higher Education. Other contenders for the category included entrepreneurial superstars … Read more »

Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

Press Release – University of Canterbury

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals knowledge of criminal behaviour is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team. Read more »

Delivering a stable water supply to Wairarapa

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing $7.11 million to create a sustainable water supply for the Wairarapa. The PGF will provide a $7 million investment to Wairarapa Water Limited to progress the Wairarapa Water Storage Scheme towards procurement, … Read more »

Funding boost for UC research on airborne microplastics

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Could microplastics in the atmosphere play a role in climate change? UC atmospheric chemist Dr Laura Revell is leading an investigation into this important question, with the support of a $300,000 Fast-Start grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Ptea … Read more »

Next Page »