ACM SIGCHI Gary Marsden Student Development Fund. Professor Stuart Murdoch, $922,000: Multimode microresonator optical frequency combs Visit image gallery to purchase the image. The highly competitive Marsden Fund grants are regarded as a hallmark of excellence for researchers working in New Zealand. 11 Nov, 2019. 2. Purpose. Overall, the fund allocated $83.6million to 125 research projects throughout the country. University of Waikato researchers awarded $5.6m from Marsden Fund. NICE approves olaparib in Cancer Drugs Fund: Royal Marsden experts react. The full list of University of Auckland Marsden Grant recipients: Auckland Bioengineering Institute NBR Contributor. Liggins Institute, The researchers aimed to better understand the prevalence of metabolic disease in Pacific populations. These grants support excellent New Zealand research in the areas of science, engineering, maths, social sciences and the humanities. Dr Julie Lim, $896,000: The tick tock of the redox clock: shedding new light on the role of the lens in regulating circadian rhythms Around 12 countries are known to be developing LAWS, among them the United States, China, Russia and Israel. Gerry Marsden "made ... Former Liverpool goalkeeper Chris Kirkland said he saw Marsden perform the song live at Anfield in 2019 ... St Helens Council takes a stand over cut to Union Learning Fund. In recognition of Gary Marsden’s contributions and inspiration in HCI4D, ACM SIGCHI establishes Gary Marsden Student Development Fund. Marsden Fund grant supports UC study on ‘killer robots’ debate Why a gene variant specific to Māori and Pacific people increases blood pressure, understanding how colour-blind octopus are so exceptional at camouflage, discovering why invasive species adapt rapidly despite low genetic diversity, and using high-resolution imaging to better understand the connected networks required for cardiac function are just a handful of the University of Auckland’s research projects to receive nearly $1 million each in the 2019 Marsden Fund round. Tech groups say $273m Marsden Fund suffers 'imbalance and apparent structural bias' InternetNZ, Tuanz, IITPNZ, NZ Rise and others say the Crown-backed fund's decision-making is badly off-track. In recognition of Gary Marsden’s contributions and inspiration in HCI4D, ACM SIGCHI establishes Gary Marsden Student Development Fund. 2019 funding round. Grants are made in all areas of research, in both science and the humanities. Around 12 countries are known to be developing LAWS, among them the United States, China, Russia and Israel. 4. In her GoFundMe, Marsden writes “We are a small business in Sherman Oaks California and we need your help! Back in May, after some criticism of the Marsden Fund processes made it into the media, I wrote about Te Pūnaha Matatini investigator Adam Jaffe’s study of the Marsden Fund. NICE approves olaparib in Cancer Drugs Fund: Royal Marsden experts react. Associate Prof Frank Camacho, of the University of Guam, and Dr Paul Pumuye, of the University of Papua New Guinea, will also take part in the Otago project on metabolic disease. Deadline for applicant responses (noon) Mon, 20 Sept – Fri 1 Oct. Assessment Panel meetings. Marsden Fund Council Meeting (Strategic) Wednesday, 18 August. Dr Davide Mercadante, $300,000: Looking at the dark side of the proteome: how do post-translational modifications control highly disordered proteins for the regulation of genetic transcription? 5. Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences April 12 (BusinessDesk) – The government wrapped up an assessment of the Marsden Fund with a series of recommendations including the development of an investment plan. Today NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) announced the approval of olaparib by the Cancer Drugs Fund, for women with newly diagnosed advanced BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer. 26 February 2020. Dr Charlotte Bennett $300,000: Recovering Children’s Experiences of the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic*. Some of the challenges New Zealand faces in health, environment, culture, science, and engineering will be addressed thanks to nearly $22 million awarded to the University of Auckland from the Marsden fund. The grants are made from the Marsden Fund, which was established by the New Zealand Government in 1994. The purpose is to support growth of HCI in … Their research has attracted a prestigious 2019 Marsden Fund grant of $842,000. Current treatments for Alzheimer’s disease can help manage symptoms but are unable to slow the progression of this devastating disease. Dr James Fisher, $938,000: Unravelling a clot-less link between atrial fibrillation and dementia 26 July 2019 Ethnic women in New Zealand politics, Faculty of Law ACM SIGCHI Gary Marsden Student Development Fund. Marsden Fund to develop investment plan after review recommends tweaks. Assessment of the Strategy and Management of the Marsden Fund On 12 April 2017 the Minister of Science and Innovation, Hon Paul Goldsmith, released a report which detailed a number of measures that aimed to ensure that the Marsden Fund continues to be effective and fit-for-purpose 3. Raising funds £5.6m C. Investment and property management £0.1m Total £42.6m Money raised by our supporters means The Royal Marsden can make a vital difference to the lives of cancer patients. 5 November 2019 University of Waikato researchers awarded $5.6m from Marsden Fund. Prof Merriman was delighted to receive the $3million award over three years. A. Charitable support of the hospital £36.9m B. Dr Arne Nieuwenhuys, $300,000: Tired and out of control? New Insights into Wave (Re)shaping of Coastal Dunes. Today NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) announced the approval of olaparib by the Cancer Drugs Fund, for women with newly diagnosed advanced BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer. Associate Professor Sarina Pearson, $870,000: Asian New Zealanders on Screen: Visibility Past and Present Cuckoo’s Nest, Marsden (Spring 2019) – to top up the accessible toilet fund to enable completion, and towards a replacement fridge. The closing date for submissions is 10 November 2019. Dr Ngarino Ellis, $522,945: Ngā Taonga o Wharawhara: The World of Māori Body Adornment Dr Chris Erb, $300,000: Capturing the Mind in Action: Linking the Behavioural and Neural Dynamics of Cognitive Control* “Whether it’s advancing the frontiers of human knowledge or contributing to specific solutions to heart health or environmental degradation or mental illness in our youth, research is at the heart of what this University does.”. University of Auckland Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Jim Metson, said it was pleasing to see the success of the University in this round, and the ongoing value given to our research and that being carried out by research institutions around the country. The Marsden Fund. In 2019, the Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden allocated $83.671 million (excluding GST) to 125 research projects across Aotearoa. The highly competitive Marsden Fund grants are regarded as a hallmark of excellence for researchers working in New Zealand. Dr Misha Vorobyev, $960,000: Colour-blind Camouflage in Octopus By Rebecca Howard. Dr Sarat Singamneni, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a Marsden Fund grant worth $956,000 to investigate controlled magnetic heterogeneity. Other successful Otago recipients: Associate Prof Caroline Beck, zoology, $957,000; Prof Blair Blakie, Dr Danny Baillie, physics $891,000; Dr Christopher Brown, biochemistry, $960,000; Prof Michael Colombo, psychology, $648,000; Dr Tilman Davies, mathematics & statistics,$705,000; Prof Jorg Frauendiener, mathematics & statistics, $888,000; Associate Prof Barbara Galland, women's and children's health, Prof Rachael Taylor, medicine, $852,000; Dr Paul Gardner, biochemistry, $960,000; Prof David Grattan, anatomy, $960,000; Dr Anne-Marie Jackson, Dr Hauiti Hakopa, physical education, $842,000; Associate Prof Niels Kjaergaard, physics, $891,000; Prof Brent Lovelock, tourism, $682,000; Associate Prof David Orlovich, botany; $960,000; Dr Glenn Reid, Dr Catherine Drummond, pathology, $945,000; Prof Martin Sellbom, psychology, $857,000; Prof Glenn Summerhayes, archaeology, $856,000; Prof Margreet Vissers, Christchurch campus, Dr Mary Berry, Wellington campus, $960,000. Marsden Fund Council Awards – a larger award category specifically for interdisciplinary proposals. Marsden Fund grant supports UC molecular research on Alzheimer’s disease. We looking forward to do more excellent science under the Marsden Fund scheme. The GoFundMe for Pineapple Hill Saloon owner Angela Marsden has exceeded the goal of $100k in just 2 days. The Manukau Harbour is one of three New Zealand harbours that are part of a Prof Hulme and his team will look at whether the prices of non-native ornamental plants, as well as their popularity with gardeners, contribute to them becoming invasive. Purpose. Dr Claude Aguergaray, $960,000: New pulse dynamics for the lasers of tomorrow School hols 4-15 Oct. Thursday, 14 October. Professor Bruce Smaill, $960,000: Image-based network modelling of cardiac function With the assistance of a $300,000 Fast-Start grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau, a University of Canterbury (UC) biochemist is seeking to unravel the molecular … 548 likes. The Fund is managed by Te Apārangi Royal Society of New Zealand and supports research that is investigator-driven rather than funder- or industry-driven. Read more; Virtual reality for patients 24 July 2019 Marsden Fund grant supports UC study on ‘killer robots’ debate Marsden-Fund-submission-form-research-science-and-innovation-strategy.docx - Download File. University of Otago scientists have received an inaugural $3million Marsden Fund Council Award to investigate genetic links to metabolic diseases, including diabetes and gout, in the Pacific. Spring Marching as one On 19 May 2019… Fast-Start Grants, all $300,000: Dr Tim Candy, mathematics and statistics, Dr Catherine Collins, anatomy; Dr Sarah Diermeier, biochemistry; Dr Edwina Dowle, anatomy; Dr Kiel Hards, microbiology and immunology; Dr Anna High, law; Dr Matthew Larcombe, botany; Dr Tanya Major, biochemistry; Dr Sara Miller, chemistry; Dr Nhung Nghiem, Wellington campus; Dr Amandine Sabadel, chemistry; Dr John Shaver, religion; Dr Susan Wardell, social anthropology; Dr Joseph Watts, religion. Marsden Fund, Wellington, New Zealand. Tuesday 5 November 2019 9:42am. Sep 11, 2019. The governor and mayor are trying to ruin everything we’ve worked so… For more information about the Marsden fund and how grants are allocated, click here. Kirklees One Community Fund (Spring 2019) – To set up and support our Fun & Games sessions. Lisa Finucane The society says the 2019 grants support excellent New Zealand research in the areas of science, engineering, maths, social sciences and the humanities. Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund, supports excellence in science, engineering, maths, social sciences and the humanities in New Zealand by providing grants for investigator-initiated research. Dr Yalu Wen, $300,000: Disease risk prediction using high-dimensional multi-omics data* Around 12 countries are known to be developing LAWS, among them the United States, China, Russia and Israel. increase to approximately $80m annually in 2019/20. Friends of Marsden Library – Keep Marsden Library open (January 2019) – towards the costs of keeping the library open within the building. Research, Science and Innovation Strategy Submission form The Government is developing a Research, Science and Innovation (RSI) Strategy to set out our vision for RSI in New Zealand and its role in delivering a productive, sustainable, and inclusive future. Marsden grants are the main form of contestable funding for fundamental, 'blue skies' research in New Zealand. University of Otago researchers are the recipients of an inaugural Marsden Fund Council Award worth $3 million to investigate genetic predisposition to metabolic diseases like diabetes and gout among Pacific people. Dr Ben Stevenson, $300,000: Estimating animal population size in an unobservable spatial obstacle course* Established researchers were awarded 21 grants ($17.5m) and 14 projects ($4.2m) received Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden Fast-Start grants which support early career researchers to develop independent research and build excellent careers in New Zealand. Dr Kimberley Mellor, $952,000: Cardiac glycogen processing: defining a new metabolic pathway in heart health and disease Adam presented his preliminary findings at our Launch workshop in February, and today they were released as a Motu working paper.. The 2019 round saw the first successful awards for this category. Content Sourced from scoop.co.nz Dr Gosling said the funding was "great", and she had been "really struck by what sort of an impact" gout and diabetes had on people living in remote areas in places such as Guam. https://www.tepunahamatatini.ac.nz/.../jaffe-on-marsden-fund Dr Gilles Bellon, $829,000: Memory in clouds The fund is managed by Royal Society … Continue reading "Marsden Fund sprinkles $83.6m of funding on NZ science projects but it’s hard to spot the ag/hort beneficiaries" Their research has attracted a prestigious 2019 Marsden Fund grant of $842,000. Otago deputy vice-chancellor, research and enterprise, Prof Richard Blaikie said this was, overall, an "excellent outcome" for the university. Today NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) announced the approval of olaparib by the Cancer Drugs Fund, for women with newly diagnosed advanced BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer. By Rebecca Howard. “Congratulations are due to the Primary Investigators and their teams for the effort that goes in to applying for a Marsden grant in a very competitive environment. Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith. University of Otago scientists have received an inaugural $3million Marsden Fund Council Award to investigate genetic links to metabolic diseases, including diabetes and gout, in the Pacific. Dr Colin Whittaker $299,420: To Accrete or Erode? After the consultation period finishes, we will analyse the submissions received and Their research has attracted a prestigious 2019 Marsden Fund grant of $842,000. Applications to the Marsden Fund are highly competitive. Principal investigators Prof Tony Merriman, biochemistry, Prof Lisa Matisoo-Smith and Dr Anna Gosling, anatomy, will investigate the genetic predisposition to metabolic diseases among Pacific people. Associate Professor Rachel Simon-Kumar, $842,000: Double jeopardy or double advantage? You are not permitted to download, save or email this image. Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund, has allocated $83.671 million (excluding GST) to 125 research projects across Aotearoa New Zealand. Labour day Monday 25 October Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Referees’ reports available from web portal (for comment) Wednesday, 1 Sept. Associate Professor Justin Dean, $959,000: Short and Sweet: Does the Breakdown of Extracellular Matrix Sugar Impair Brain Development After Inflammation? The Marsden Fund was established in 1994 to fund excellent fundamental research. The project aimed to investigate genetic markers associated with metabolic diseases such as diabetes and gout in Pacific people and how the diseases might have evolved. Dr Iain Hay, $300,000: Nanoscale imaging and characterisation of bacterial phage secretion* ‘Great bunch of people’ veteran car rally’s lure, The heat is on: parts of region roast as mercury soars, Dunedin family devastated after partner's terminal cancer diagnosis, America's Cup graphics pulled over Taylor, Coutts stoush, Week-long university camp all the more appreciated after tough year, Meet 'Chopper': Prem baby born in Southland skies, Caution urged as 'damaging' storm set to smash NZ, Serious motorcycle crash south of Balclutha, Stone barely left a mark, but almost killed him. The Manukau Harbour is one of three New Zealand harbours that are part of a Marsden-funded study by Dr Marama Muru-Lanning from the James Henare Māori Research Centre. Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund, has allocated $83.671 million (excluding GST) to 125 research projects across Aotearoa New Zealand. Four University of Waikato researchers were today awarded Marsden Fund grants for 2019, including one project alone receiving $3 million. $83.671m (excl. It should be noted that the Fund was established before the full-cost funding policy (ie to make a contribution to institutional overheads) was introduced in 2001. The Fund is administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand. 28th March 2019 9th April 2019 by Leung Group. The project also had the potential "to change the erroneous and stigma-producing perspective that modern metabolic disease is purely caused by a modern lifestyle", she said. The leading-edge biomolecular research has won a three–year $890,000 grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden. With special feature audio. Dr Tommi Vatanen, $300,000: Phages as modulators of the human gut microbiome*, Faculty of Science These projects were devoted to a wide range of research topics, ranging from the adverse effects of sleep loss on children's eating, to aspects of drug resistance in cancer. * Fri, 04 Nov 2016. Elmira, NY (05/10/2019) — The 2019 Malcolm and Virginia Marsden Endowed Fund Award has been presented to Dr. Heidi Dierckx, professor of classical civilizations, Dr. Christopher Terry, associate professor of psychology, and Dr. Jim Twombly, professor of political Science. Professor Peter Shepherd, 959,000: Why does a gene variant specific to Māori and Pacific peoples increase blood pressure GST) over 3 years; 125 successful proposals: 1. Four University of Waikato researchers were today awarded Marsden Fund grants for 2019, including one project alone receiving $3 million. The Marsden Fund is the primary mechanism in New Zealand for funding pure research, which is undertaken solely to increase knowledge. Effects of sleep deprivation on response inhibition under low and high threat* The 2019 round saw the first successful awards for this category. The Marsden Fund is the primary mechanism in New Zealand for funding pure research, which is undertaken solely to increase knowledge. Faculty of Science, Marsden Fund Success. image captionGerry Marsden was awarded an MBE in 2003 for services to Liverpudlian Charities. Katarina Gray-Sharp @TeachingConsult. Assessment of the Strategy and Management of the Marsden Fund On 12 April 2017 the Minister of Science and Innovation, Hon Paul Goldsmith, released a report which detailed a number of measures that aimed to ensure that the Marsden Fund continues Marsden Fund grant supports UC study on ‘killer robots’ debate Tweet Dr Sarat Singamneni. Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden is managed by Royal Society Te Apārangi on behalf of the government. Faculty of Arts, Dr Bernd Krauskopf, $689,000: Feedback loops in climate systems: the maths of delays and the consequences Gerry Marsden "made his mark on planet Earth" … Associate Professor Susanne Trnka, $870,000: Rethinking Responsibility for Youth Mental Health in the Digital Age The grants fund research that benefits society as a whole. It is possible to think of cells, in a metaphorical sense, as castles with moats that separate them from their surrounding environment. Current treatments for Alzheimer’s disease can help manage symptoms but are unable to slow the progression of this devastating disease. Prof Matisoo-Smith said the presence of skeletal evidence of metabolic disease being found in ancient burials across the Pacific clearly indicated gout and diabetes were not solely the result of a "Westernised" diet and lifestyle, as was often assumed. The grants are distributed over three years and are fully costed, paying for salaries, students and postdoctoral positions, institutional overheads and research consumables.