Tagged: Dunedin

Otago looking for another science communication professor - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Aug 09, 2013

Well this is exciting – the University of Otago’s Centre for Science Communication is undertaking a worldwide search for a science communication academic to join the Dunedin-based centre run by Professor Lloyd Davis. Prof Lloyd Davis The Centre for Science Communication is New Zealand’s only dedicated science communication academic centre and has won worldwide acclaim for its work … Read More

AgResearch moving house – let's have the full picture - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 01, 2013

Further details of AgResearch’s plans to move (large) parts of its operation to create ‘hubs’ were released yesterday. As I had suspected earlier this involves substantially reducing operations in some parts of the country. One hub will be created at Lincoln, which I introduced earlier; the Grasslands campus at Palmerston North is also to be expanded. Read More

Communication and trust in medicine - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 14, 2012

For Dunedin locals: talks on this evening (free entry; refreshments before). We talk a lot about science communication here. Quite a few of the topics we cover relate to health or medical issues. One element that may underlie some people’s taking unsound positions on their  health and medicine choices is a weakening of communication … Read More

Dunedin event: "Global Climate Change Treaty – Can Humanity Deliver?" - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 14, 2012

On behalf of the University of Otago Centre for Science Communication I would like to alert local readers to an open lecture and panel discussion on climate change policy to be held at the St. David Lecture this afternoon (Wednesday March 14th) from 5:10pm until 6:30pm. The speaker is Professor Jonathan Boston, Professor of Public … Read More

Academic swot and study…..simplified - Stick

Peter Kerr Feb 28, 2012

It’s not the first time that Dunedinite Rodney Tamblyn has been involved in an internet-based business. But, as he looks to take his team’s web application for on-line academic study to the global market, he is looking for a different … Continue reading → … Read More