Tagged: awards

Science prizes are still a boys’ club. Here’s how we can change that - Guest Work

Guest Author Oct 22, 2019

Justine Shaw, The University of Queensland and Vanessa Wong, Monash University This year, five of the seven Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science were awarded to women. While this is a welcome development, the great majority of awards and prizes for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Australia still go to men. Our research has identified some of the key … Read More

NZ’s top researchers recognised in Royal Society Te Apārangi awards - News

John Kerr Oct 11, 2017

New Zealand researchers working at the cutting edge of their fields have been recognised at the Royal Society -Te Apārangi Research Honours Dinner. The annual awards dinner hosted by the Royal Society -Te Apārangi took place in Auckland last night and saw awards conferred not just to scientists and researchers, but also teachers and students. This years’ awards dinner also marked an important anniversary for … Read More

High tech bible also delivers insights into business disposition - Stick

Peter Kerr Nov 12, 2013

The TIN100 Report aims to be an authoritative, dispassionate look at the high tech manufacturing, ICT and biotech industries of New Zealand. Through a thorough process, TIN100 founder Greg Shanahan, and research and publication manager Jo-Anne Hazel have put together … Continue reading → … Read More

Non-success gets a deserved recognition - Stick

Peter Kerr Sep 24, 2013

A thumbs up to Lightning Lab and Wellington’s Creative HQ for celebrating non-success. That, quite deliberately, is different from describing the five of the nine companies which went through LL’s 12 week accelerator programme as failures. Earlier in the year, … Continue reading → … Read More

Congratulations Professor Roy Kerr - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 19, 2012

News out today is that Professor Kerr, an Emeritus Professor at the University of Canterbury, is to be presented the 2013 Albert Einstein Award, given by the Albert Einstein Society in Switzerland for ‘to deserving individuals for outstanding scientific findings, works, or publications related to Albert Einstein’. Previous Einstein Award winners … Read More

Last week for nominations for World-Class New Zealander Awards - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 24, 2012

Among the categories are ‘science, technology and academia’: New Thinking Life Sciences Creative Investment & Business Information & Communications Manufacturing, Design & Innovation Science, Technology & Academia If you’ve got someone you think that might fit the bill, get to it! Nominations close September 30th. Nominations are by email, using a template … Read More

‘White label’ opportunity for number one food app - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 14, 2012

While there’s a great deal of satisfaction in creating a mobile device app that people use, and come back to frequently, there’s a bigger game eyed for Fast, Fresh & Tasty. The Wellington-originated app provides updated recipes, with a strong … Continue reading → … Read More