It’s been a busy few weeks for the Science in Society crew! Nayantara Sheoran Appleton is part of a team of scholars from Aotearoa and the United Kingdom who have been studying the ‘bubble strategy’ of Covid-19 containment. Their report, Living in Bubbles during the Coronavirus Pandemic: Insights from New Zealand, can be read in […]
The recent weeks have seen several CSIS members writing or speaking about both our normal research topics, and of course the new normal of Covid-19. Rebecca Priestley spoke about her recent book, Fifteen Million Years in Antarctica, with the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Adviser, Juliet Gerrard, as part of the NZ Arts Festival. Their conversation […]
Here at the Centre for Science in Society, we’ve been teaching online and blended courses for several years. Our courses have high completion rates and receive really positive student evaluations. We know many of our colleagues in and beyond Aotearoa are currently trying to adapt face-to-face courses to online formats amidst the upheavals of Covid-19. […]
We are delighted to now be offering Aotearoa’s first undergraduate major in Science Communication. The Science Communication major can be taken as part of either the Bachelor of Science or the new Bachelor of Communications degree. Students benefit from a unique degree structure, as they pair the major with a minor in their choice of […]
Artist Fiona Amundsen and CSIS lecturer Tim Corballis, will soon display their collaborative work Human Hand at the Dowse gallery. The exhibition mobilises video and still photography to explore ways of living in the midst of military capitalism. As the exhibit description explains, “Amundsen and Corballis are interested in how such imagery can advocate for […]
The Centre for Science in Society public seminar series is back for 2020! We’re delighted to announce that the first event of the year will be delivered by Professor Maja Horst, of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Please do join us on Feb 13.