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11th New Zealand International Science Festival

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 4:38 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

A multidisciplinary dance performance inspired by the story of Matariki and its origins officially closed the 230+ event-programme of the 11th biennial New Zealand International Science Festival in Dunedin today. More >>

Science Awards Winners Announced as 11th Festival Launched

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 1:24 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Science Awards Winners Announced as 11th Festival Launched A world expert on frogs, who has dedicated more than 30 years at the forefront of amphibian conservation, was last night recognised for his lifelong commitment to science at an awards ceremony ... More >>

NASA's Dava Newman Joins NZ Science Festival

Monday, 4 July 2016, 1:35 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman Joins NZ Science Festival NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman will join this year’s New Zealand International Science Festival, held in Dunedin, July 8-16. Dr. Newman will speak about NASA’s Journey to Mars on Thursday ... More >>

Sir Graham Henry Shares The Science Behind Sports

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:42 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Rugby World Cup-winning coach Sir Graham Henry will give 100 lucky Otago teenagers an insight into the science behind high performance sport at a special lunch to be held in Dunedin tomorrow (Friday June 24) as part of the New Zealand International ... More >>

U.S. 3D Printed Bionic Limbs Expert Joins Science Festival

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:18 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

The founder of a non-profit organisation devoted to gifting personalised bionic limbs to children in need will join this year’s New Zealand International Science Festival in Dunedin. More >>

UK Submarine Designer Joins NZ Science Festival

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:32 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

A naval architect for the UK’s Ministry of Defence will join this year’s New Zealand International Science Festival in July. More >>

2014 Science festival ‘a blast’

Monday, 14 July 2014, 3:09 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

With attractions as diverse as a ‘why sharks matter’ competition, ‘the science of whisky’ and smashing a world record for firing potatoes at high speed with a spud bazooka, the ninth New Zealand International Science Festival has more than ... More >>

New Zealand International Science Festival

Saturday, 7 June 2014, 11:35 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

New Zealand International Science Festival, 5 to 13 July, Dunedin, New Zealand ‘Leave boring behind’ this winter, with tickets and booking details to all events in the ninth New Zealand International Science Festival available from Monday 9 June. The ... More >>

Green Chemist & Science Show Performer Join Science Festival

Monday, 26 May 2014, 10:38 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

The world’s first green chemistry lecturer and a world class science show performer will join this year’s stellar line up, which includes white shark expert Ryan Johnston and stunt scientist Tom Pringle (aka Dr Bunhead), at the New Zealand International ... More >>

Dr Bunhead’s blend of science and spectacle set for SciFest

Saturday, 3 May 2014, 12:49 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

A Guinness World Record spud bazooka, liquid-nitrogen-cooled stunt bananas, the world's biggest indoor cloud, chocolate-powered flamethrowers and “heaps of other science stuff that your teacher never did in school” will all be unleashed on audiences ... More >>

Great white shark scientist to attend SciFest 2014

Monday, 31 March 2014, 10:20 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

He’s been researching and tracking great white sharks around the world for the past fifteen years and is now one of the world’s leading shark scientists. Kiwi expat Ryan Johnson will be one of the key international guests at this year’s New ... More >>

NZ International Science Festival 2014: Leave boring behind

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 1:12 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Leave boring behind – a celebration of all things exciting and fun about science – is the message behind this year’s New Zealand International Science Festival to be held 5 to 13 July in Dunedin. More >>

Supporters Acknowledged In Science Festival Life Memberships

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 11:22 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Two of the science community’s strongest supporters of the New Zealand International Science Festival have been rewarded with life memberships at tonight’s AGM held in Dunedin. More >>

NZ International Science Festival 2012 a ‘huge success’

Monday, 9 July 2012, 10:05 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Hearing first-hand from a NASA astronaut what life is like in space to ‘the science of coffee and dessert’ and a ‘science idol’ competition, the eighth New Zealand International Science Festival, has captured the hearts and minds of attendees with ... More >>

Justin Bieber parody wins Scifest ‘science idol’ grand prize

Monday, 9 July 2012, 9:52 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Image attached by Chris Sullivan – James Mustapic and Tom McFadden in University of Otago’s Albany Street Music Studio More >>

Bieber parody wins Scifest ‘science idol’ grand prize

Saturday, 7 July 2012, 12:47 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Justin Bieber parody wins Scifest ‘science idol’ grand prize New Zealand International Science Festival, Dunedin, 30 June to 8 July 2012 He’s 16 years old, was born in Canada but now lives in Dunedin and loves making videos for YouTube. James Mustapic ... More >>

Scifest unveils future opportunities for women

Saturday, 30 June 2012, 3:20 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday 30 June 2012 Scifest unveils future opportunities for women in science Want to discover opportunities opening up for young women in science? Hear from three inspirational women in science at a breakfast event in Dunedin on ... More >>

Sir Ray Avery to bring science and innovation to festival

Friday, 15 June 2012, 11:15 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Sir Ray Avery GNZM and 2010 New Zealander of the Year will attend this year’s 2012 New Zealand International Science Festival. Themed ‘what makes us tick?’ the festival will be held in Dunedin from 30 June to 8 July. More >>

Science festival tickets now on sale

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 12:02 pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

New Zealand International Science Festival, 30 June to 8 July, Dunedin, New Zealand Ticket and booking details to all events for the eighth New Zealand International Science Festival are now available. Themed ‘what makes us tick?’, the festival ... More >>

NZ International Science festival tickets now on sale

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 9:57 am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Ticket and booking details to all events for the eighth New Zealand International Science Festival are now available. Themed ‘what makes us tick?’, the festival will take place in Dunedin over nine days, from 30 June to 8 July 2012. More >>

 

 

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