Tagged: New Zealand Listener

Creative science writing - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 20, 2011

This weekend the Royal Society announced the winners of the New Zealand Manhire Prize for Creative Science Writing. There are two categories, fiction and non-fiction, and this year entrants were asked to write about chemistry and our world. This is … Continue reading → … Read More

New Zealand science's most influential people - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 02, 2009

The Listener has just published its list of the most powerful and influential people in the country and have included a subcategory on science and technology. I’m happy to say three of the five suggestions the Science Media Centre made to the Listener ended up on the list. Science & technology: 1: Sir Peter Gluckman – the obvious choice. The … Read More

Saturday science coverage – two thumbs up for the Herald and the Listener - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Nov 21, 2009

Between the Weekend Herald and the latest issue of the New Zealand Listener which just arrived in my mailbox, there’s enough coverage to suggest there’s a dedicated group of journalists operating in the New Zealand media committed to decent reporting on the big science-related issues facing society. First, take Chris Barton’s piece on the issue of mobile phones … Read More