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The Science of Sport is Back!

  • 29 Aug 2017

In the build up to the Bledisole Cup test match this Saturday between the All Blacks and Australia over 120 teenagers to gained insight into the science behind high performance sport at a special lunch to be held. Hosted by the Science Festival with special guests Nic Gill, All Blacks secret weapon and head conditioning coach, alongside Fiona Watson and Joanna Horan, ANZ netball performance analysts, spoke and inspired the students.

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Core blimey! Water level a surprise

  • 14 Jul 2017

Pupils from Bayfield High School and King’s High School are digging deep to find what lies beneath the flood-prone grounds on which they study.

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Pupils drill for knowledge

  • 27 May 2017

Pupils will analyse data from the sensors and study soil and sedimentary layers from their bore holes to see their composition and compare them to what was known about the historical landscape.

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New Festival Director for NZ International Science Festival

  • 01 Mar 2017

Dan Hendra, the man behind Dunedin’s inaugural Craft Beer and Food Festival and events run by the Otago University Students' Association over the past seven years, has been appointed as the new Director of the New Zealand International Science Festival.

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Women in Science - two evenings with Professor Cynthia Burek

  • 01 Feb 2017

We were thrilled to host Professor Cynthia Burek from Chester University and the Chair of Geoconservation in Dunedin in February. She hosted two talks over two evenings.

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