Tagged: NZAS

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 – Dr Natalie Plank, Postdoctoral Fellow with the MacDiarmid Institute - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 02, 2012

The second of my ‘Emerging Scientists interviews‘* features Dr Natalie Plank, currently a Post-Doc with the MacDiamid Institute of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and a previous MESA Chairperson. As Natalie completed her PhD at Edinburgh University and a Post-Doc at Cambridge, her experience is not only in leading emerging scientists but, as an … 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

Re-setting Science and Innovation for the next 20 years - Guest Work

Guest Author Oct 26, 2010

by Dr Michael Edmonds On the 21st of October a one day conference entitled ’Re-setting science and innovation (in NZ) for the next 20 years’ was held in Wellington. The conference was organised by the New Zealand Association of Scientists in collaboration with Victoria University’s Institute of Policy Studies and featured presentations from many of the big players — the … Read More

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