• The ecology of climate change

    Jason Tylianikis

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  • The origins of life

    Anthony Poole

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  • Evolution and culture in Bali

    Murray Cox

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  • How do marine systems function?

    Marti Anderson

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Our Research

A recent review of the economic benefit of Allan Wilson Centre activity was completed by ADM Consulting Limited.
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Our People

The Allan Wilson Centre is a virtual research organisation hosted by Massey University with staff located at seven...
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Liam Adrian (10), from Palmerston North, has his own special audience with his hero Dr Jane Goodall, courtesy of the Allan Wilson Centre...
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Rare footage captured of tuatara hatching
has been filmed at Victoria University... >>
A Nation of Curious Minds – He Whenua Hihiri i te Mahara
The Allan Wilson Centre’s work with the local community in Tolaga Bay features in a case study on page 13 of the new national strategic plan for science in society... >>
The Max Planck Society has announced that the founding directors of the Max Planck Institute for History and the Sciences
will be AWC member Russell Gray and geneticist Johannes Krause (Tübingen). Their research focus is on the development and application of new scientific methods to produce an integrated science of human history... >>
The University of Canterbury has awarded one of two 2014 Research Medals
- its highest honour for research excellence - to AWC Deputy Director, Professor Mike Steel... >>
Kim Hill interviews Professor Jon Waters about his discoveries using DNA analysis
to compare fossil and living coastal species... >>
See Doctor Jane Goodall for her only television interview
while she's in New Zealand, with reporter Whena Owen on TV3’s Campbell Live... >>
Principal Investigator Nigel French has won $1.1M Health Research Council funding
to investigate antimicrobial resistance and the transfer of diseases from pets to humans and vice versa... >>
Listen to the Radio NZ National Kathryn Ryan interview
with world-renowned primatologist and conservationist Doctor Jane Goodall recorded 19 June 2014... >>