Tagged: awards

Startup Weekend leans into NZ version of global entrepreneurship competition - Stick

Peter Kerr Jul 31, 2012

What was the fifth Startup Weekend in New Zealand, and the second in Wellington, continued to raise the bar. Co-organiser, and WebFund chairman Dave Moskovitz says the 54 hour event that aims to take pitched (to all participants’) ideas into … Continue reading → … Read More

Science medal and link to wealth creation a great endeavour - Stick

Peter Kerr Nov 18, 2011

It’s great to see some public recognition of scientists and (by implication) science with the just announced medals presented to 13 New Zealanders by the Royal Society. Reading some of the citations and background on the women (with the main … Continue reading → … Read More

Take a summer studentship in Dunedin, New Zealand - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jul 06, 2011

Genetics Otago, the regional genetics cluster of the Otago province, is offering an international summer studentship. Usually five internal summer studentships are offered. This year a single international studentship is up for one lucky student. You want to be in to win, right?! [caption id="attachment_6717" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Looking south over the town from Signal … Read More

Beautiful peaceful images - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 25, 2011

If you’re shellshocked from all earthquake disaster reporting, these peaceful images may provide a little relief. You can view the winners of the annual Wellcome Image awards either at the Wellcome Image Awards website (click ‘View the gallery’) or on this excellent BBC slideshow. The slideshow jazzes things up a little with sound … Read More

900 of the best - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 01, 2010

If you’re in need of science reading to kill time, the list of submissions for Open Laboratory 2011 might help. At a little shy of 900 entries, it ought to you going for a while… The cover of the 2009 edition Open Laboratory asks bloggers and readers for the best of … Read More

When Galaxies Collide… and directors quote-mine - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 12, 2010

Being too beat-up to write an original article (for a whole raft of reasons…), tonight I offer congratulations to actress Felicia Day, winner of Best Comedy Actress at the Streamy Awards. OK, I have a confession to make here. I’d have never heard of the Streamys unless writer, book author and blogger Jennifer Ouellette’s … Read More