Prime Minister recognises transformative science

Prime Minister recognises transformative science

The 2020 Prime Minister’s Science Prize has been awarded to Te Pūnaha Matatini for our contribution to Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response. The Prime Minister’s Science Prize is awarded for transformative science which has had a significant economic,...
Te Pūnaha Matatini supporting NZ science journalism

Te Pūnaha Matatini supporting NZ science journalism

Te Pūnaha Matatini is a major contributor to the Aotearoa-New Zealand Science Journalism Fund, which recently awarded $20,000 in funding to several New Zealand science journalists to cover stories ranging from genomics to driverless vehicles to climate change. This...
Te Pūnaha Matatini Cycle Challenge

Te Pūnaha Matatini Cycle Challenge

What: Te Pūnaha Matatini Cycle Challenge – join the team and commit to reducing your climate impact. When: February 1 to 29 Where: From wherever you are across Aotearoa Something wheely good is happening at Te Pūnaha Matatini HQ – Director Shaun Hendy...
NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #4

NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #4

By Catherine Webb and Nicola Gujer A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, we started deconstructing the National Statement of Science Investment and considering the claims it makes. Our first blog post ended with an unanswered question – is the proportion of a...
Our December Hui

Our December Hui

By Dr Rebecca Ford Last week I attended the Te Pūnaha Matatini Investigator Hui in Christchurch. While this is not the first time the group of academic investigators have come together at such events since the launch of the new Centre of Research Excellence in...