Centre for Brain Research
No-brainer: New Zealand’s top female neuroscientists on why we need more women in science
18 February 2020
Every secondary school student in New Zealand will have access to a book debunking gender stereotypes in science thanks to Brain Research New Zealand and a best selling science writer.
We are taking our place in science
18 February 2020
Opinion: No matter how you measure it, science remains systematically biased against women – and ethnically diverse women even more so, writes Dr Hinemoa Elder.
Fundraising for future success
31 January 2020
The team of researchers who work at the CBR are supported by generous donations from philanthropists and individuals who contribute to funding specific projects and/or individuals to help them further both their studies and their careers and we can’t thank them enough for their on-going support.
CBR celebrates 10 years of amazing achievements
30 January 2020
Turning 10 is a milestone for anyone. It’s double digits and a firm step into the world as a pre-teen ready to make their mark. But we’ve already done that.
Three of our academics in running for New Zealander of the Year
16 December 2019
Three of the ten semi-finalists for the 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year are academic staff at the University of Auckland.
Be kind to your brain
13 December 2019
Opinion: Disease and damage to the brain causes significant loss of life and disability in NZ so we must look after this precious organ, explains Malvindar Singh-Bains.
Centre for Brain Research launches first NZ Sports Human Brain Bank
6 December 2019
The Centre for Brain Research (CBR) at the University of Auckland is launching a new research focus on the impact of concussion and repeated head impacts in sports on the human brain.
University receives largest single donation ever to support brain research
22 November 2019
An unprecedented donation of $16.5 million has been received for brain research at the University of Auckland.
Heading home to talk Huntington's Disease
18 October 2019
Sir Richard Faull, Director of the Centre for Brain Research, headed back to Taranaki to talk about Huntington's Disease.
Immersed in the Centre for Brain Research
15 October 2019
This year's Brain Bee winners had the opportunity to experience the Centre for Brain Research for a day.
Professor Donna Rose Addis joins Centre for Brain Research Scientific Advisory Board
1 October 2019
The Centre for Brain Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Donna Rose Addis to our Scientific Advisory Board.
Dementia doesn’t care what age you are
19 September 2019
Opinion: In World Alzheimer’s Month Brigid Ryan from the Centre for Brain Research explains that dementia isn’t just for the elderly, it affects people of all ages.