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  • Northland students' brain bee challenge
    06 July 2018
    A group of Northland students from six schools visited Auckland University for the annual Brain Bee Challenge, learning about the brain and its functions. To prepare, the school students were given tutorials by Far North medical students, through Kaitaia charitable trust the Moko Foundation.
  • Global Brain Bee gives rise to future scientists
    05 July 2018
    On July 5 more than 160 students from around the North Island gathered at the University of Auckland for the New Zealand finals of the Brain Bee global neuroscience competition.
  • A science first for far north students
    07 July 2017
    Fifteen Year 11 students from Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Pukemiro, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Kaikohe and Northland College are the first from the Far North to take part in the NZ Brain Bee Challenge, or anything similar - and they made the national finals.
  • Pupils put brains to test
    07 July 2016
    Scores of science-loving teenagers descended on the University of Otago's laboratories yesterday for New Zealand's only neuroscience competition for high school pupils. About 75 year 11 pupils, from Motueka to Dunedin, attended the neuroscience Brain Bee competition.
  • Brain Bee champion is always studying
    08 July 2015
    The country's "best brain" is about to take on the world. Massey High School student Nicholas Kondal was named New Zealand Brain Bee champion in April
  • Nicholas Kondal wins National Brain Bee Challenge
    09 April 2015
    Massey High School student Nicholas Kondal is the winner of the 2014 national competition.
  • Massey high School student wins Brain Bee Challenge
    02 July 2014
    Massey High School student Nicholas Kondal emerged the clear winner of the individual section of the neuroscience-based outreach.
  • Auckland student gains international ‘Brain Bee’ placing
    01 October 2013
    An Auckland student has placed third in an international neuroscience knowledge contest against the top students from 17 other countries.
  • Auckland Grammar student wins Brain Bee Challenge
    03 July 2013
    In a close final round, Auckland Grammar student Thomas Chang won the North Island Brain Bee Challenge at The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences this week.
  • National Final for 2012 held in Melbourne
    02 February 2013
    The 2012 National Final of the Brain Bee Challenge took place in Melbourne as part of the 33rd meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, 3-6 February 2013.
  • International Brain Bee Championship
    28 July 2012
    A record number of National Brain Bee Champions from Wales, Italy, India, Kenya, Canada, Germany, Romania, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Nigeria, United States of America, and the United Arab Emirates, met in Cape Town, South Africa, to compete the fourteenth annual International Brain Bee Championship, the “Olympics” of neuroscience for high school students, approximately 14 to 18 years of age.
  • New Zealand Runner-up in International Brain Bee Competition
    14 September 2010
    New Zealand secondary school student Kate Burgess finished second in the 12th International Brain Bee Competition in San Diego in August.
  • The 2010 National Brain Bee Challenge final here in Auckland at Sky City
    31 January 2010
    The 2010 National Brain Been Challenge final took place as part of the 31st Australian Neuroscience Society national conference held this year at Sky City in Auckland.