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New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
Wed, 2nd Jun 2021
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New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts. .
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CSIRO: How to get ahead with innovation
Thu, 5th Nov 2020
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A new report outlines what is holding back Australian businesses from adopting innovation and how we can break through those barriers.
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University of Sydney taps into AWS to save threatened species
Tue, 28th Apr 2020
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AWS & Uni of Sydney ally in vital bid to rescue Aussie wildlife, leveraging cloud tech & big data.
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Cambridge Quantum Computing teams up with CERN to advance quantum technologies
Tue, 3rd Mar 2020
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CQC joins CERN project to harness quantum tech for particle physics, enhancing data analysis with t|ket platform.
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The powerful tech helping to uncover the universe's mysteries
Thu, 10th Oct 2019
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Flatiron Institute powers cosmic research with HPC and AI on Intel-run Lenovo servers.
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Mr Humfreez: The sheep that shows Kiwis their cold, damp homes
Wed, 25th Sep 2019
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This isn’t a living, breathing animal but a model sheep with hygroscopic horns and a nose coated in thermochromic ink.
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Heavy duty drones could be key to predicting future eruptions
Mon, 9th Sep 2019
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EQC-funded drones venture into volcanic plumes, aiding global eruption predictions.
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Young Kiwi scientist competes at Google Science Fair
Fri, 26th Jul 2019
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At this time of year there are plenty of foggy patches around the country – but what if it was possible to turn that fog into drinkable water?.
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Medical imaging equipment market poised for growth
Fri, 7th Jun 2019
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Global medical imaging market set to hit $44bn by 2025, driven by tech innovations and R&D investments.
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Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
Fri, 12th Apr 2019
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NASA's release of the first photograph of a black hole has sparked media interest and proven the accuracy of decades of scientific work.
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Melbourne Uni & DARPA to shape AI for scientific decision-making
Wed, 3rd Apr 2019
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An international research program will use artificial intelligence to help evaluate the credibility of scientific evidence used to make decisions.
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Biotech on the cusp of a massive growth surge
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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New Zealand's biotech industry could boost GDP to $182bn in 12 years, says BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion.
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AU behind in robot uptake, NZ named IoT leader - report ranks countries on digital tech
Fri, 24th Nov 2017
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The report shows how Australia, New Zealand and other OECD countries are pushing ahead in developing new digital technologies.
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Alibaba & quantum computing 'dream team' build new laboratory in Shanghai
Fri, 4th Aug 2017
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An Alibaba cloud computing subsidiary has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
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Story Buffering 79% ... low quality video makes us sad
Thu, 22nd Jun 2017
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New research discovers the physical and emotional responses humans have to low-quality or buffering video content. Surprise, we don't like it at all.
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Remote observation tech gives classrooms an Ocean view
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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Using tech-enabled ocean observation tools, a teacher in Hampton Hill School is bringing the science of the seas into her classroom.
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Science is alive and well in South Auckland schools
Wed, 31st May 2017
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Schools in South Auckland partner with STEM sponsors for new science projects, from beehive monitoring to robotic watering systems.
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Nelson biology students work with scientists in the field
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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Nearly 200 Year 13 Biology students get hands-on science experience at the Cawthron Aquaculture Park, working with mussels and earning NCEA credits.
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Hutt Valley teacher paves the way for tech, wins a Prime Minister’s Prize
Wed, 29th Mar 2017
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Primary school teacher awarded Prime Minister's Science Prize for her work in science education. $150k prize awarded, $100k to school.
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Govt's Innovative fund opens to ECE
Wed, 8th Feb 2017
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The Government has extended its innovative teaching fund to early education teachers, allowing them to apply for the $18 million Teacher-led Innovation Fund.
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Researchers use brain-scanning tech to ‘read’ students’ brains
Tue, 2nd Aug 2016
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Mind-boggling tech breakthrough: Carnegie Mellon researchers develop a method to 'read' brain activity in students solving math problems.
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2016 Secondary Teacher Census: Ministry wants educator involvement
Thu, 24th Mar 2016
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ministry of education
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Secondary teachers in New Zealand schools are being invited to take part in the 2016 Secondary Teacher Census.
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BioLumic: Using the near-magical properties of UV light to increase crop production
Mon, 14th Mar 2016
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BioLumic's UV light technology is revolutionizing commercial agriculture, increasing crop yields without genetic modification or chemicals.
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Publons: Speeding up science through the power of peer review
Mon, 1st Feb 2016
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Publons revolutionizes peer review process while providing credit to reviewers, attracting significant investment.