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BRNZ awards Māori and Pacific Summer Research Scholarships

BRNZ awards Māori and Pacific Summer Research Scholarships

In 2019, Brain Research New Zealand once again awarded Māori Summer Research Scholarships. These scholarships aim to support Māori students in completing a 10-week neuroscience research project at one of our four partner universities. We have received impressive...

Dr Anne-Marie Jackson receives Te Kōpūnui Māori Research Award

Dr Anne-Marie Jackson receives Te Kōpūnui Māori Research Award

Dr Anne-Marie Jackson (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Kahu o Whangaroa, Te Roroa), Associate Investigator at BRNZ, has just received the Royal Society Te Apārangi Te Kōpūnui Māori Research Award. The award is given to recognise innovative Māori research with...

Justine Camp: Navigating towards a whānau-based health model

Justine Camp: Navigating towards a whānau-based health model

“When you read my CV, I look a bit nuts,” Justine Camp (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe, Waitaha) says. And indeed, the path that lead her to do a PhD at BRNZ is more diverse than most: Justine has taught te reo Māori since she was 16, studied social work, managed an art gallery...

Creating Connections at Te Matatini 2019

Creating Connections at Te Matatini 2019

From the very beginning of Brain Research New Zealand – Rangahau Roro Aotearoa (BRNZ), it has been our aim to partner with Māori to help improve Māori health outcomes and to support the development of a thriving Māori neuroscience and healthcare workforce. Engaging...

BRNZ Releases Poster for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

BRNZ Releases Poster for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The theme of 2018's Wiki o Te Reo Māori is "Kia kaha te Reo Māori", let's make the Māori language strong! One of Brain Research New Zealand's key strategic goals is to partner with Māori in a meaningful way. To do this - and to play our little part in making the Māori...

BRNZ presents film segment for ‘Every Three Seconds’

BRNZ presents film segment for ‘Every Three Seconds’

We proudly present Brain Research New Zealand’s contribution to ‘Every Three Seconds’, a news and current affairs style programme that explores the risks, growth and future response to dementia. It tells the stories of those who are impacted by dementia and those who...

In Review – The BRNZ Ōtepoti (Dunedin) Wānanga

In Review – The BRNZ Ōtepoti (Dunedin) Wānanga

The Ōtepoti (Dunedin) wānanga was held at Puketeraki Marae, Karitāne 21-23 November 2016. This followed on from the successful Tāmaki wānanga at Hoani Waititi marae in Auckland on the 11th of October. At these two wānangas, researchers and clinicians located in Tāmaki...

Addressing the Critical Lack of Research into Māori and Dementia

Addressing the Critical Lack of Research into Māori and Dementia

Dr Margaret Dudley (Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri and Ngāti Kahu) is a clinical psychologist and researcher with BRNZ. In 2016 she was awarded over a million dollars by the Health Research Council to undertake a 48 month project to develop a Māori approach to the assessment...

New Dementia Research on Māori Led by Māori

New Dementia Research on Māori Led by Māori

Misdiagnosis of dementia in Māori has prompted a three year study by Dr Margaret Dudley, a University of Auckland psychologist. The study into the relationship between Māori and dementia is the first of its kind in New Zealand, and has so far received more than $1...