Archive for November, 2011

100 years since Marie Curie won her 2nd Nobel Prize

November 2, 2011

MSciComm student Andrew McNaughton tells the remarkable story of the first New Zealand woman to gain an MSc.

Avice Hamilton’s story

ScienceTeller is almost here!

November 1, 2011

If you are in Dunedin from 16-19 November, why not come to ScienceTeller!  See scienceteller.com/programme. There are workshops, films, exhibitions and talks for everyone.  Bring your kids along to Andrew Sparrow’s interactive workshop on “What Science Is” – Thursday November 17 at 3.30 – 5 pm. Visit the Popularising Science Exhibition in the 1877 Gallery of the Otago Museum or take in the annual student film premiere at the Regent Theatre at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 16 November. Tickets are on sale now at the Regent Theatre – only $5!