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Mangroves buffer the effects of rising seas

Mangroves could play a critical role in preventing rising sea levels from eating away at vulnerable parts of the coast,

Coming Events

19th Aug 2015 7:00pm: Cafe Scientifique - Bird evolution: From dinosaurs to DNA, Prof Scott V. Edwards

Part of the Allan Wilson Centre NZ Lecture Tour. Birds are the living descendants of dinosaurs. This theory, based almost entirely on the size and shape of fossilized bones, is…


21st Sep 2015 7:00pm: Cafe Scientifique September 2015

Topic: To be confirmed.Café Scientifique – a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed setting.Previous Cafés have discussed kiwifruit industry…


20th Oct 2015 - 21st Oct 2015: Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper - Engineering Design Show

Join the School of Engineering's second, third and fourth-year students as they showcase their research projects in the forms of posters, displays and seminars.The two-day event covers the topics of…


21st Oct 2015 7:00pm: ChemQuest

Every year since 1997 the Department of Chemistry has given the opportunity for students studying chemistry at NCEA level 2 to compete for the ChemQuest™ trophy and other prizes. Secondary…


24th Oct 2015 7:00pm: Cafe Scientifique - Prof Hopi E. Hoekstra, Harvard University

Part of the Allan Wilson Centre NZ Lecture Tour.Dr Hoekstra is the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Department of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology and the Department of Molecular…