Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 


CPIT Research month shares the knowledge

CPIT Research month shares the knowledge


Students pitch a project, staff present research with practical applications and a panel of lively debaters decide whether ‘science is more creative than art’ at CPIT’s Research Month from 4 to 28 August.

The lunchtime presentations commence with guest speaker Mike Gillooly from the Christchurch City Council discussing Resilience and Research (Flooding in post-earthquake Christchurch) on 5 August at 12.25pm.

The programme then journeys through topics covering business, language, visual arts, sustainability, science, music, teaching and learning, sports science and the caring professions.

CPIT staff have been encouraged to disseminate the findings of their research, which is geared towards practical applications in a variety of sectors. From a cancer zapping technology to a culturally appropriate new way for non-Maori to introduce themselves in mihi, there are so many interesting topics to explore.

Students join in the action, pitching a project for the chance to win up to $300 towards their research project on 6, 7 and 8 August.

Meanwhile Research Month introduces the Great Debate, pitting creative and applied science tutors against each other to find out whether science is more creative than art on 27 August at 12.50 - 1.30pm. Engineering and science tutors Michael Edmonds, Miranda Satherwaite and Jerry Shearman will argue ‘for’, while creative tutors Dorothee Pauli, Bruce Russell and Henry Sunderland argue ‘against’.

All Research Month presentations are in L233 at the Madras Street campus. See http://www.cpit.ac.nz/news-and-events/upcoming-events/events/research-month3 for programme details.


ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Balance Of Trade: NZ Posts Trade Deficit In October On Falling Dairy Exports

New Zealand’s posted its largest monthly trade deficit for October in six years, while narrowing the shortfall from September, led by a fall in dairy exports to China while all main imports into the country rose. More>>

ALSO:

Gigatown Winner: Plenty Of Positives For Dunedin

Although the city has taken the Gigatown title, along with new ultrafast 1Gbps broadband and funding for $700,000 worth of UFB-related initiatives across the community, Mr Cull says Dunedin has gained so much more through its involvement. More>>

ALSO:

R18: The Warehouse Group Praised For Removing Games

The decision by New Zealand’s largest retailer The Warehouse Group (TW Group), to withdraw stocks of the latest version of Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) and other R18 games, has been praised by advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation. More>>

ALSO:

Air NZ Wine Awards: Victory For Villa Maria As Pinot Noir Thrills

It was a night to remember as Villa Maria Estate picked up one of the highest accolades of the evening, the O-I New Zealand Reserve Wine of the Show Trophy, at the 28th Air New Zealand Wine Awards. The Villa Maria Single Vineyard Southern Clays Marlborough ... More>>

ALSO:

Future Brighter Money: RBNZ Releases New Bank Note Designs

New Zealand’s banknotes are getting brighter and better, with the Reserve Bank today unveiling more vibrant and secure banknote designs which will progressively enter circulation later next year. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sci-Tech
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news