Anatomy Researchers Gain Funding for Research Studies
Congratulations to five members of staff who have recently received funding for research projects. Associate Professor George Dias has received funding from the Health Research Council for a joint project with the University of Canterbury, and Dr Andrew Clarkson has received funding from the Health Research Council for a joint project with the University of Auckland. Drs Beulah Leitch, Louise Parr-Brownlie and Dr Ping Liu have each received funding from the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand.
Anatomy on Display
The Department has completed a successful week of public displays, t-shirt painting, museum tours and workshops as part of the 2014 NZ International Science Festival. The many anatomy-themed events proved very popular with the public, with some people travelling from around the country to attend Science Festival events.
HRC Grant Success
Congratulations to Dr Michael Pankhurst, Professor Ian McLennan, Professor Dave Grattan and Dr Christine Jasoni who have received funding from the Health Research Council (HRC) for new research projects. Dr Michael Pankhurst and Professor Ian McLennan have been awarded a $1.17m project grant for their research looking at the regulation of AMH and female reproduction. Professor Dave Grattan and Dr Christine Jasoni, along with Associate Professor Colin Brown of the Department of Physiology, have been awarded nearly $5m for their Programme Grant entitled "Healthy pregnancy, healthy babies".