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NZAS 2012 conference impressions - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 18, 2012

I’m going to finish up my following of the NZAS Emerging scientists conference, with my own reflection on the things that have been said and done. Sciblogs own Peter Griffin has already reviewed many of the main discussion points of the conference – so I won’t rehash them here (although you can follow the hashtags #nzas and #nzasconf … Read More

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

Emerging NZ Scientists – Jayne Ihaka, Chair of VUW’s Science Society - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 07, 2012

There’s also a huge population of undergraduate science students in NZ with a vested interest in seeing the country grow and appreciate science. Here we ask Jayne Ihaka and other members of the Victoria University Science Society their views on the conference from the perspective of NZ’s future researchers. 1. NZAS has picked emerging scientists as the … Read More

Emerging NZ Scientists – Dr. Justin Hodgkiss, NZAS conference organiser - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 06, 2012

Of course it wouldn’t be fair to the conference to only showcase opinions of the attendees to the NZAS conference! With this in mind I tracked down one of the conference organisers, Dr. Justin Hodgkiss, to get his feedback on the event. Originally from Rotorua and an Otago graduate, Justin … Read More

Emerging NZ Scientists – Cosmin Laslau, MESA Chairperson - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Mar 31, 2012

For those that aren’t aware the NZ Association of Scientists (NZAS) has decided to make the topic of its annual conference “Do Emerging* Scientists have a Future in New Zealand?”. The conference is being held at Rutherford House in Wellington on the 16th April and has the usual collection of suspects from business, academia and government speaking about … Read More

Hydrologists to flood into Wellington for annual conference - Waiology

Waiology Dec 01, 2011

By Daniel Collins If you notice groups of people in Wellington next week using such vernacular as ‘discharge’, ‘piezometric’ or ‘A block’, then they’re probably attending the NZ Hydrological Society’s conference at Te Papa. It’s the society’s 50th conference, and many of the talks will be on the history of hydrology in New Zealand. If you’re there, tell … Read More

Bioinformatics: ISMB on-line - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jul 19, 2011

Over the past few days–when I’ve had time–I’ve been catching a little of the on-line feeds coming from the ISMB (the International Society of Computational Biology annual Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology meeting).[1] Perhaps the easiest is to scan the FriendFeed for the meeting and see what talks have generated comments. You’ll have to scan … Read More

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