Monday, 17 June 2019 2:28pm
New research has suggested that if Māori and Pacific four-year olds experienced the same family and neighbourhood conditions as their European counterparts, rates of obesity would drop by half for Māori - and by a third among Pacific kids.
Friday, 7 June 2019 2:40pm
NCLR Investigator, Associate Professor Joe Boden recently appeared on the AM show to discuss the toll that alcohol has on our society.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 2:31pm
NCLR investigator Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent's recent article in the Conversation focuses on inequalities in dental care in New Zealand.
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 2:16pm
Professor Richie Poulton recently spoke about the impact of the first 1000 days of life on longterm health, wellbeing, behaviour and socioeconomic outcomes.
Friday, 18 January 2019 4:35pm
Otago researcher and NCLR investigator Associate Professor Joseph Boden proposes a cautious path forward for changing cannabis law in New Zealand.
Thursday, 10 January 2019 4:31pm
NCLR investigator Dr Lisa Te Morenga recently led a study that found that high fiber carbohydrates are associated with lower risk of many chronic non-communicable diseases.
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 1:45pm
NCLR Co-director Professor Richie Poulton has been appointed as the Chief Science Advisor to the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction.
Monday, 29 October 2018 5:00pm
There is a call for attention to focus on "Māori positive ageing" as the number of older Māori is set to double over a short period with higher rates of disability and dependence than the general population.
Friday, 19 October 2018 4:51pm
Christchurch Health & Development Study Deputy Director Associate Professor Joseph Boden outlines important information on the effects of cannabis use. This evidence comes from findings from New Zealand's longitudinal studies and can be used to inform the upcoming cannabis referendum.
The major lifecourse symposium - He ora te whakapiri - will take place this Thursday at Te Papa in Wellington
Monday, 15 October 2018 3:35pm
On Thursday, lifecourse research experts from around New Zealand will be meeting to discuss the future of lifecourse research.The conference, He ora te whakapiri: Unleashing the potential of New Zealand's lifecourse research will take place at Te Papa Tongarewa.
Thursday, 4 October 2018 2:22pm
Former Director of the Christchurch Health and Development Study and former co-Director of the National Centre for Lifecourse Research passed away overnight on Wednesday, aged 74.
Thursday, 4 October 2018 2:17pm
National Centre for Lifecourse Research member Dr Lisa Te Morenga has been awarded a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship
Monday, 28 May 2018 2:06pm
NCLR advisory group member, Professor Cynthia (Cindy) Kiro, will chair a government appointed advisory panel that will come up with recommendations to improve the welfare system.
Monday, 30 April 2018 2:25pm
Two University of Otago researchers of Ngāpuhi descent are being rewarded with new prestigious four-year fellowships aimed at providing better health and well-being for Māori.
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 1:36pm
A newly published National Centre for Lifecourse Research paper reveals factors that Pacific university graduates describe as having helped or hindered their degree completion.
Friday, 23 March 2018 1:21pm
Otago researchers reveal childhood predictors of becoming overweight or obese
Saturday, 3 March 2018 1:47pm
The NCLR is supporting a free Tai Tokerau speaker series at the Whangarei Library. NCLR Co-director Professor Richie Poulton will be talking about "The science of wellbeing for children and young people" on 11 April.
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 11:41am
NCLR partner, Te Pou Tiringa, has been awarded $870,000 from the TSB Community Trust. This is the trust's first step in strategic philanthropy. The hope for the project, a collaboration between Te Pou Tiringa and the NCLR, is that it will lead to better outcomes for Māori children and whānau.
Thursday, 7 December 2017 11:35am
Distinguishing naturally occurring sugars in a person’s diet from those added as sweetener has been challenging – until now, thanks to a new method developed by the University of Otago.
Tuesday, 5 December 2017 11:30am
Lifecourse research leaders from around the country met at St Margaret’s College at the University of Otago on Tuesday to discuss the future of lifecourse research in New Zealand.