Dr José Derraik of the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland has been awarded the NZ-China Non-Communicable Diseases Research Collaboration Centre emerging researcher travel fellowship.
New Zealand’s four-year-olds are resisting the tide towards rising obesity, according to research funded by A Better Start, one of the country’s national science challenges.
This week parents and caregivers of more than 63,000 children will be sending their child to school for the first time.
Director Wayne Cutfield thanks workshop participants and presents summary of feedback.
A video showing the Challenge’s Successful Learning team at work in Christchurch schools was launched at the Literacy and Learning Symposium, held at the University of Canterbury on 26 and 27 October.
A Better Start science planning workshops to be hosted in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.