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Taking a conference ‘tour’

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:53:29 +1200 | NZ School of Music

An online ‘Event tour’ facility through the national Eventfinder portal will make it much easier for people to register for individual sessions in the ‘Recovering Forbidden Voices Conference’ which takes place in Wellington from 21-25 August ...More >>

Immunisation expert to advise global NGO

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:51:42 +1200 | University of Auckland

A New Zealand immunisation expert has been invited to join the World Health Organisation’s strategic advisory group on immunisation. More >>

Unpicking the hype of 3D Printing

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:22:56 +1200 | Manukau Institute of Technology

David ten Have visits our School of Engineering this week, to present a high-level tour of digital fabrication and 3D printing in particular. More >>

Student challenge offers exclusive work expeience in Asia

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:41:59 +1200 | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Almost one million university students across Australia and New Zealand have the chance to launch their careers in a once in a lifetime opportunity, through a new competition which opens today.More >>

More emphasis on microbes required in food safety

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:37:54 +1200 | Lincoln University

Current concepts regarding food safety and security may be inadequate for fully addressing what is an increasingly complex issue. That’s according to Lincoln University Senior Lecturer in Food Microbiology, Dr Malik Hussain.More >>

UCOL photographers eye the prize

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:21:45 +1200 | UCOL

UCOL’s photography aspirations will be focussed on the Epson / NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards to be announced next Monday. Thirty six Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging (BAVI) and Diploma Photographic Imaging students have submitted entries to ...More >>

Funding puts asthma anomaly under scrutiny

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:01:52 +1200 | Massey University

Health researchers at Massey University have been awarded nearly $1.2 million to identify an anomaly in one particular underlying cause of asthma in New Zealand. More >>

Wellington Educationalist Recognised by International Body

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:37 +1200 | Weltec

Dr Linda Sissons, CNZM and Chief Executive of the Wellington Institute of Technology has been named Chair of the Board of Governors by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). Dr Sissons has headed up the Wellington Institute of Technology since 1999 and been ...More >>

UCOL Nursing students claim new horizons

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:27:38 +1200 | UCOL

Whanganui UCOL Nursing student Deshannon Matthews credits her boys as the reason she is pursuing a career in Nursing. “They are my life, and I will do all I can to give them the life they deserve,” she says.More >>

Vicbooks Coffee Sales Help Wellington Rape Crisis on 30 July

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:14:26 +1200 | Peoples Coffee

On Wednesday 30 July Peoples Coffee will donate 50c from every cup sold at the Victoria University cafe Vicbooks to Wellington Rape Crisis. Vicbooks manager Juilet Blyth was keen to support Wellington Rape Crisis after a spate of recent assaults near ...More >>

New international arts residency has contemporary focus

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:47:51 +1200 | Massey University

South Australian artist Christian Thompson is the first recipient of one of the most ambitious international artist-in-residence programmes to be staged in New Zealand. More >>

How to make teleworking work

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:45:48 +1200 | AUT University

AUT University’s New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI) has released the Telework Briefing , a collection of key findings on managing telework. The briefing is aimed at helping managers implement or review teleworking within organisations.More >>

Aviation’s high fliers recognised

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:45:32 +1200 | ServiceIQ

ServiceIQ recognised two of the aviation sector’s achievers this week, with awards presented at the Aviation Leadership Summit in Wellington. Mike West won The ServiceIQ Award for Skills Excellence, and Aeromotive Ltd, part of Oceania Group, claimed the ...More >>

International aid worker to spend next week at University

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:49:51 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A leading international humanitarian aid worker will be talking to students at the University of Canterbury next week to encourage them to get out into the world and people in need.More >>

Sports scientists expecting personal bests from Pascoe

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:48:08 +1200 | University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s star para swimmer Sophie Pascoe is likely to win medals and achieve personal bests in her events at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week, says her performance analyst and University of Canterbury bio-mechanics expert Matt Ingram.More >>

Time running out for researcher with motor neurone disease

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:47:12 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A terminally-ill University of Canterbury researcher is almost running out of time to complete her research before motor neurone disease takes over her life. More >>

Funding decision game changer for regional economy

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:33:59 +1200 | Priority one

MEDIA RELEASE: Friday 25 July 2014. Economic development organisation, Priority One, is thrilled with yesterday’s announcement by the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust to provide a funding contribution of $15 million towards the proposed tertiary ...More >>

Green light for Bay campus

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:04:45 +1200 | Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership

The Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust’s (TECT) decision to provide valuable funding to a planned tertiary campus in downtown Tauranga has been welcomed by the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership.More >>

Maths, computer science and statistics cups awarded

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:20:38 +1200 | Massey University

The three top students in mathematics, statistics and computer science at Albany were presented with trophies to celebrate their achievement recently. More >>

New drowning rescue steps could save lives

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:49:35 +1200 | University of Auckland

A New Zealand researcher from the University of Auckland, Jonathon Webber, is part of an international study team that has come up with a new way to help prevent drowning. More >>

 

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