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New animated TV series for young viewers

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:44:14 +1300 | NZ On Air

A new animated pre-school series encouraging kids to explore simple science ideas is the first co-production funded by NZ On Air that is hoping to access the revamped NZ Screen Production Grant scheme.More >>

Bee-killing pesticides need to go

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:50:47 +1300 | Green Party

The Government needs to ban neonicotinoid pesticides in light of new research that proves they kill bees and other important pollinating insects, the Green Party said today.More >>

House of Science Tauranga gains national recognition

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 10:32:25 +1300 | House of Science

The House of Science was pronounced the supreme winner at the Trustpower Community Awards in Tauranga recently. More >>

TPP posing serious threat to global internet users

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 09:40:40 +1300 | OpenMedia

Trans-Pacific Partnership countries announce “agreement in principle” posing serious threat to global Internet users More >>

Joyce: First National Science Strategy launch

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 17:30:02 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Thank you for joining me here today as I launch the Government’s first ever National Statement of Science Investment. More >>

NSSI offers encouraging vision for science

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 14:06:44 +1300 | Sir Peter Gluckman Chief Science Advisor

The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Sir Peter Gluckman is optimistic about the new National Statement of Science Investment (NSSI), but says increased funding will be needed to achieve its full potential. More >>

Threat Intelligence Expands with Appointment of Sagi Shahar

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 13:18:05 +1300 | Threat Intelligence

Sydney, 5 October 2015: Threat Intelligence, a specialist penetration testing and strategic security consultancy, announces the expansion of its expert team with the appointment of industry specialist, Sagi Shahar, to the newly created position of ...More >>

Seven year science wait wasn’t worth it

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 12:51:56 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

David Cunliffe Science and Innovation spokesperson 5 October 2015 Seven year science wait wasn’t worth it After seven years in office and a year of consultation, today’s Statement of Science Investment (NSSI) was not worth the wait, Labour’s Science ...More >>

Society welcomes 10-year statement of science investment

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 12:40:28 +1300 | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Society welcomes 10-year statement of science investment The Royal Society of New Zealand welcomes the National Statement of Science Investment 20152025 , launched at the Society this morning by Hon Steven Joyce, Minister of Science and Innovation. ...More >>

Mathematician to receive Innovation Medal

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 12:07:38 +1300 | University of Canterbury

Mathematician to receive Innovation Medal for work improving artificial limbs and mining Associate Professor Rick Beatson will receive the University of Canterbury’s prestigious Innovation Medal this year for his work with ARANZ Geo and ARANZ Medical ...More >>

Science and innovation needed to address food crisis

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:39:07 +1300 | Massey University

Science and technology are crucial in meeting the 70 per cent increase in food production demanded by the world’s growing population, internationally respected Massey University food scientist Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan says, ahead of a forum to debate ...More >>

Kiwi Schools Hungry for More Science And Technology Funding

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:04:43 +1300 | Spark Activate

5 OCTOBER, Auckland, NZ – Over 200 New Zealand schools have called on a staggering $100,000 raised by Caltex customers in the “Fuel Your School” initiative – which will contribute much needed funding for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering ...More >>

First National Science Strategy launched

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:57:24 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce Minister of Science and Innovation 5 October 2015 First National Science Strategy launched Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today launched the inaugural National Statement of Science Investment (NSSI), which sets ...More >>

Changes to strengthen international science fund

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:55:49 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today announced changes to the International Relationships Fund to better support high-quality international science collaborations. More >>

Universities welcome Statement of Science Investment

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:39:30 +1300 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has welcomed the National Statement of Science Investment released by the Government today. More >>

Shedding light on an exciting analytical tool

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 09:54:30 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

Light is all around us and in everything we do and use. One of the more technological uses for light will be the topic of an upcoming public lecture at Victoria University of Wellington.More >>

The west winds blows

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 09:13:42 +1300 | MetService

It will be largely dry across the North Island and eastern South Island this week as westerly winds dominate the weather. However, the west or northwesterlies could rise to severe gales at times this week across central and southern New Zealand.More >>

Managing expectations about chronic pain cure

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 09:11:25 +1300 | ANZCA

Fully curing chronic pain is rare so pain medicine specialists need to manage patient expectations carefully and help their patient to see their persistent pain as a condition to be managed, like other conditions such as asthma or diabetes, says Dr Diarmuid ...More >>

Last chance for Joyce to fund science

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 08:42:11 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Tomorrow is the Government’s last chance to avert disaster in our science and research sector with its National Statement of Science Investment (NSSI), Labour’s Science and Innovation spokesperson David Cunliffe says.More >>

New research centre for environmental engineering launched

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 16:38:35 +1300 | Unitec

A three dimensional view of Auckland city showing how its environment is performing in real time will be one of the first projects to be tackled in a new international collaboration.More >>


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