Royal Society of New Zealand

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Royal Society of New Zealand

We promote, invest in and celebrate excellence in people and ideas, for the benefit of all New Zealanders—and we make telling these stories a priority. We administer research funds, publish peer-reviewed journals, offer advice to government and foster international research contact and co-operation.

  • New paper and infographic outlines the challenges for pest management in New Zealand.

  • New paper explores potential for New Zealand to be a green economy

  • Jim Al-Khalili on the nine greatest enigmas in science.

  • Additional session added for Professor Harlene Hayne speaking about early childhood memory (or lack of it).

  • What has 20 years of Marsden Fund research discovered on topics relevant to all New Zealanders? #trafficresearchNZ

  • Applications open for Primary Science Teacher Fellowship Alumni Awards. Photo credit: Robert Kitchin/Fairfax NZ

  • New paper and infographic outlines the challenges for pest management in New Zealand.

  • New paper explores potential for New Zealand to be a green economy

  • Jim Al-Khalili on the nine greatest enigmas in science.

  • Additional session added for Professor Harlene Hayne speaking about early childhood memory (or lack of it).