Tagged: entrepreneur

“Just So Science” – The Ways of the Wind - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 29, 2011

As I was lucky enough to attend the Science and Innovation in Education Forum last week I thought I might report back on the sorts of things that were said and my own particular take on them. Ostensibly the forum was set up to discuss: The role of STEM education in generating innovation. What employers want … 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

Random points of interest from NZBio, two - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 25, 2011

A second lot of interesting points – you know, the ‘what did you learn’ answers you give to people. • Photonz Omega-3 EPA production by fermentation of micro algae set to provide second reliable source after fish oil. EPA plus … Continue reading → … Read More

John Key should play the one card he has up his sleeve ……Minister of Innovation and Science - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 11, 2011

If you were John Key playing cards, you’d have to feel you’re holding onto a pretty crap hand at the moment. The economy’s not that great, the earthquake’s timing’s really bad, and we’re having to borrow a fair bit of … Continue reading → … Read More