Research For Life invites Wellington-based medical researchers to apply for research and travel grants. The closing date for the next round of applications is Friday, 22 March 2019. Last year, Research For Life made 11 research grants and 10 travel grants worth $203,698 in total. Established in 1960, Research For Life funds innovative... Keep Reading
The Wellington Business Network membership is open. We meet every six weeks or so on a Tuesday at Avida Restaurant & Bar, Wellington.
A guest speaker is invited to each event to give a brief presentation on a topical issue and each meeting concludes with a tapas lunch. Read more.
Lunchtime on 12 February with culinary legend Steve Logan of Logan Brown and Grill Meats Beer
We are pleased to advise that Wellington’s culinary legend Steve Logan of Logan Brown and Grill Meats Beer, has agreed to be our guest speaker for our first event in 2019.
Lunchtime on 13 November 2018 with Mark Peterson CEO of NZX.
Mark joined NZX in May 2015. He has 25 years' experience in financial services covering the capital markets, private wealth, institutional and retail banking, and insurance.
Lunchtime on 9 October 2018 with Brett Hudson, National List MP based in Ōhāriu
Prior to entering Parliament, Brett worked in the Wellington ICT industry for more than 20 years. He will speak about “How our regulation will meet the fast-changing world of technology”
Lunchtime on 3 July 2018 was with Brian Steele founder of Giddy Up
Brian will outline the journey to engage in corporate – community partnering where doing good has become as important as doing well.
Lunchtime on 29 May 2018 with Mark Clare of Clare of investment bank, Clare Capital
Mark discussed two significant themes within the context of the technology sector in both Wellington and New Zealand.
Lunchtime on 17 April 2018 with Wellington mayor Justin Lester
Justine Lester was our guest speaker for our second event of 2018.
Lunchtime on 6 March 2018 with Tui Te Hau, General Manager of Mahuki - the Innovation Hub at Te Papa
Tui Te Hau was our guest speaker on Tuesday, 6 March 2018.
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We are pleased to advise that Graham Walshe, the Executive Chairman of Brother International (NZ) Limited, has agreed to be our next guest speaker. Graham will talk about continuous improvement and how Brother has become the leading player in this country’s printer market. Graham joined Brother in 1981 as Marketing Manager and became Chairman... Keep Reading
Freemasons donate $600,000 to Malaghan Institute’s cancer research Freemasons New Zealand is donating $600,000 over the next two years to support the Malaghan Institute’s world-leading cancer research. Announced today, the Freemasons CAR T-cell Research Programme will work towards improving the Institute’s CAR T-cell ... Keep Reading
Dr Lance Lawler, the former chief executive and one of the founding partners of Pacific Radiology Group, has been appointed the chair of the Research for Life board. Lance joined Research For Life’s board in July last year and succeeds Professor John Nacey who has led the board since 2000. Prof. Nacey will continue to serve as a board... Keep Reading
Members of the public can support medical research in Wellington by contributing financially to RFL so more grants can be distributed. Please share my optimism for the future of medical research and the discoveries that will be made. Support this by supporting RFL however you can. I look forward to a future where our current young researchers... Keep Reading
Research for Life has recognised the contribution Professor Brett Delahunt ONZM FRSNZ has made to medical research by awarding him Honorary Life Membership and presenting him with a medal at its Annual General Meeting, held in Wellington on Monday, 19 November 2018. Prof. Delahunt, Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at the Wellington. Keep Reading
Wellington Chartered Accountant Richard Simpson has accepted an invitation to join the Research for Life board. Research For Life’s chairman Prof. John Nacey said, “Richard is an experienced and highly respected financial advisor and brings complementary skills to our board. He is enthusiastic about not only contributing to Research For... Keep Reading
New evidence shows gut worms provide protection from infection in other organs An unexpected find by researchers at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research has added weight to evidence pointing to the potential human health benefits of certain species of parasitic worm. The research, published in Mucosal Immunology, found that the pr... Keep Reading
Ten medical researchers awarded $57,500 The second funding round of 2018 from Research For Life saw 10 Wellington-based medical researchers receive grants.Four research grant applicants received a total of $43,843 to undertake innovative medical research and six travel grants totalling $13,598 were approved to assist local researchers... Keep Reading
Ten Wellington-based medical researchers received grants in the second funding round of the year from Research For Life. Four research grant applicants received a total of $43,843 to undertake innovative medical research and six travel grants totalling $13,598 were approved to assist local researchers meet the cost of presenting their research... Keep Reading
Eternity Opera Company offers a free preview of Madam Butterfly, ahead of 16 November opening night After their critically acclaimed debut productions of Don Giovanni in 2016 and The Marriage of Figaro last year, Eternity Opera is returning with Puccini’s masterpiece Madam Butterfly from 16-24 November at the Hannah Playhouse in Welling... Keep Reading
Professor Brett Delahunt ONZM FRSNZ has been awarded the Hercus Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi for his research on prostate and kidney cancer. Professor Brett Delahunt is an internationally recognised pathologist from the University of Otago, Wellington. His scientific work and insight have been central to the development of an... Keep Reading
Drs Michelle Thunders and Jeremy Owen have been appointed to Research For Life’s Research Advisory Committee. The Research Advisory Committee evaluates applications for funding in terms of their scientific merit, methodology, likely outcomes and outputs. They replace Prof Brett Delahunt, Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at the... Keep Reading
Research For Life (RFL) invites Wellington-based medical researchers to apply for research and travel grants. The closing date for RFL’s next round of grant applications is Friday, 21 September 2018. Keep Reading
The first funding round of 2018 from Research For Life saw 13 Wellington-based medical researchers receive grants. Nine research grant applicants received a total of $120,602 to undertake innovative medical research and four travel grants totalling $11,070 were approved to assist local researcher... Keep Reading