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  • A hunger for science in the Pacific

    What started as a catchup between the principal of Niue’s only high school, Charles Ioane and Craig Grant, Director of Science Engagement at Tūhura Otago Museum at the end of last year, has now developed into something bigger – it’s become a  call for N

  • Why are only some algal blooms toxic?

    Every year we hear about algal blooms in lake and streams, but did you know that some blooms are toxic while others are not? 

  • New Research Aids Rare Disorders Diagnosis

    March is Rare Disorders Month. For the New Zealanders struggling with the multitude of health conditions that the month recognises, new research has just been completed which will make the sometimes decades-long process of diagnosis an easier one.

  • SING Aotearoa: Jadon Miller

    Getting exposure to issues, opinions and new ways of doing things was just part of the attraction of attending the SING 2023 event for University of Waikato student Jadon Miller.

  • SING Aotearoa: Baeli Spedding-Devereux

    How do we support Māori students into science, and how do we support scientists needing to consult with iwi Māori in their research?

  • eResearch NZ 2024 conference hitting the spot

    The year might have only just kicked off, but we have already chalked up a highlight - the eResearch NZ 2024 | eRangahau Aotearoa conference which ran from February 7-9 in Wellington, and which brought together m

  • Tribute to Dr Warren Parker

    Genomics Aotearoa mourns the loss of board member Dr Warren Parker, who died suddenly on 29th December 2023.

  • Delivering the potential of genomic medicine

    Ben Halliday is committed to unlocking and delivering the potential of genomic medicine for the benefit of individuals and whānau.

  • Advanced genome assembly workshop

    Genomics Aotearoa and the New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) recently hosted an advanced workshop with global leaders in genomics to hear first-hand about emerging techniques used on the first draft of the human pangenome reference (published in

  • Understanding movement patterns and genetic diversity to target rats

    A multi-agency team co-ordinated by Genomics Aotearoa is exploring the rapidly advancing science of genetic-based control for developing crucial new rat suppression technology.

  • Saving a species from extinction

    High-quality sequencing of nearly the entire kākāpō population, funded through a Genomics Aotearoa project, is helping New Zealand to manage the health of this critically endangered species.

  • Structural variations in the sheep genome and how they can help farming

    Providing energy-rich protein to the world while reducing the environmental impact is one of the largest challenges facing the animal industry today.