Making Argo floats is a fun way to engage primary students in science, writes CAROL BRIESEMAN.
The Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) Miriam Dell Award has been won by an Otago University immunologist.
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.
‘Healthy seas, healthy people’ is the theme of the next Seaweek celebration.
A Māori innovation challenge called DigMyIdea is calling for entrants.
The Mind Lab expands its offerings with an open day and a new tertiary qualification.
Kamo High School students, whanau, teachers and board of trustees have joined forces to establish a science ‘academy’ for Ngatiwai year 9 students, and others interested. The aim is to share Ngātiwai Mātauranga (cultural heritage) with a focus on kaitiakitanga (guardianship). Kamo HOD science HAZEL MCINTOSH and Ngātiwai Pūtaiao project leader GAYLE WELLINGTON share their thoughts on the programme so far.
An interesting event in Wellington last week aimed to explain famous scientific theories to grown-ups.
Choose a dark night to look up this month, and see the Milky Way in all its glory, writes Stardome Observatory’s JOHN ROWE.
A human-powered submarine called Taniwha is driven by a pilot using scuba gear.