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Māori Scientists Work ‘Cultural Double-Shifts’ – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Researchers have interviewed Mori scientists, who described the extra workload of helping their non-indigenous colleagues navigate te Ao Mori. We spend more time being Mori for others than being Mori for ourselves, is how one scientist … Read more »

Specialised Start-Up Support Continues For 25 Covid-Impacted Jobseekers

Press Release – ChristchurchNZ

25 jobseekers with aspirations of starting their own business have been selected to take part in a specialised accelerator programme giving them direct access to local mentors, start-up specialists and seven weeks of business masterclasses to … Read more »

How We Live, Not Just Bricks And Mortar

Article – Joint Press Release

by Greer ODonnell, Imogen Schoots, Deb Hallam, Bobbie Cornell, Jo Allum and Mark Southcombe Housing and sustainability experts from across New Zealand welcomed the publication of the How We Live report, launched by Motif, last Sunday. It articulates … Read more »

Stories Of Tīpuna Recognised Through Whakapapa Research

Press Release – University of Canterbury

From European studies and Russian language to a Whakapapa Studentship at Te Rnanga o Ngi Tahu, Ereni Ptere has had an interesting journey of discovery at the University of Canterbury (UC), leading to her graduation with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) with … Read more »

Report On Animals In Science Reveals ‘disappointing’ Lack Of Progress

Press Release – NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

  The Ministry for Primary Industries has released a report on the use of animals in science in 2019 . Critics have labelled the results disappointing and cite the report as evidence that the current system needs to be thrown out. Tara … Read more »

New UC Graduate Celebrates Chemistry Breakthroughs

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Mohammed Abdelbassit published six research papers during his PhD study at the University of Canterbury, an extraordinary achievement for a student.He graduates with his doctorate in Chemistry this Friday. With examiners commenting that the quality of his scientific … Read more »

Golf Classic Celebrates 30 Years Supporting Canterbury Children

Press Release – Cholmondeley Children’s Centre

Cholmondeley Childrens Centre s longest-running annual fundraiser teed off for its 30th year on Thursday, with more than 125 participants showing off their best swings over 18 holes at Templeton Golf Club. The Cholmondeley Charity Golf Classic … Read more »

UCOL Wins National Contract To Upskill Home-based Early Childhood Educators

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

After the success of UCOLs Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) programme, the Ministry of Education has selected UCOL as one of their preferred education providers to upskill Early Childhood Educators across New Zealand. Last year the Government … Read more »

Digital Competency In Health Workforce Well Below What Is Needed

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Tmaki Makaurau – The overall level of digital competency in Aotearoas health workforce is well below what is needed to utilise digital health technology, a brand new New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) report says. It is also crucial that effective … Read more »

COVID-19 Proved We Can Solve Homelessness

Press Release – AsiaPacific Infrastructure

Homelessness is an extreme expression of a broader problem of housing security. Home ownership is a major determinant of housing security. In Australia there was a decrease in owner-occupier first home buyers, from 32 per cent in May 2010 to 28 … Read more »

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