• iceberg
  • boy with flowers
  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

  • Philippa On The Ice

    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

New Zealand Science Teacher

Science Education & Society

  • te puke 4

    Science fun in Te Puke


    There were plenty of whizzes and bangs at the recent Te Puke Primary Science Day, writes IGNA MEYER.

  • CroppedImage100100-girl-and-planets

    A Space Place


    NASA’s Space Place offers engaging resources for young learners.

  • amp1 small

    Young scientists among scholarship winners


    A budding astronaut and a viticulturist are among those one step closer to their career goals after a financial boost from a well-known scholarship programme.

  • wintec2

    Addressing a national engineering shortage


    Wintec has partnered with Waikato secondary schools to promote engineering as a future career.

  • CroppedImage100100-blue-test-tube-tops

    Cell biology breakthrough rewarded by Marsden Fund


    Local medical research will benefit from a $840,000 grant to Professor Mike Berridge of the Malaghan Institute, writes KATHERINE ALLEN.

  • fern

    Marsden Fund announcements


    A broad range of research projects have received massive funding boosts.

  • professor nann

    New director for MacDiarmid Institute


    Professor Thomas Nann says it is an exciting time to be working in nanotechnology.

  • argo 3

    How about floating this idea in your classroom?


    Making Argo floats is a fun way to engage primary students in science, writes CAROL BRIESEMAN.

  • RosKemp creditSharronBennett

    Dr Roslyn Kemp recognised for mentoring


    The Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) Miriam Dell Award has been won by an Otago University immunologist.

  • loreal 2015 winner

    For women and girls in science


    In a week in which NASA scientists have predicted a sea level rise of a metre over the next 100-200 years, a New Zealand scientist has won an award for her ground-breaking research into mapping climate change since the last ice age. Read more about her work, as well as a related ‘Girls in Science’ event held at the University of Auckland.