A new $400,000 scholarship programme to build global expertise on climate change, agriculture and food security has been announced.
The Government says a new School of Rural Medicine will be established to produce more doctors for our rural communities. However, opponents question whether the new school will address urgent, longer-term rural health needs.
A new agricultural facility in Canterbury is hoped to encourage better collaboration between university and industry researchers
A recent survey canvassing primary and intermediate schools demonstrates that the message is getting through: student well-being, behaviour, and learning are closely linked.
A recent poll suggests that New Zealanders think more health research and investment should be one of the Government's highest priorities.
Two council-owned sites in Sulphur Pt have been shortlisted for the development of a world-class marine research and education institute in Tauranga.
The University of Auckland study has found that only 30 per cent of privately owned preschools that provide lunches meet at least eight out of 10 nutritional guidelines.