Tagged: awhina

Emerging NZ Scientists – Catherine Davis and Shalen Kumar, Te Ropu Awhina Mentors - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 15, 2012

Te Ropu Awhina whanau 2011 These answers were provided by Catherine Davis and Shalen Kumar, both senior mentors in Te Ropu Awhina, Victoria University’s whanau that I have blogged about before. Both are final year PhD candidates in Victoria’s School of Biological Sciences. 1. NZAS has picked emerging scientists as the topic of their yearly … Read More

“Just So Science” – How the Horizon was Crafted - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 29, 2011

This is somewhat of a follow-on from my earlier post about the ideas that sprung from the Science and Innovation in Education Forum. I’ll do my best to explain each idea in the context that it was created, the issues it’s attempting to address, and physically how it will be achieved. That said I certainly don’t … Read More

“Just So Science” – The Nation that Talked - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 22, 2011

Much has been said recently about New Zealand’s desire to create a knowledge-based economy rather than a manufacturing one. Much has also been said about the structure of the PhD, its purpose and relevance to a modern society, and how to keep the best graduates in New Zealand. Much has been said about the low number of Maori and Pacifica … Read More