Sciblogs

Pepsigate revisited

Have you ever been to a conference where more than half the attendees are tapping away on smart phones, laptops or tablet computers while the main keynotes and panel discussions are underway? Welcome to the world of social media conferences, where attendees practice what they preach – firing off tweets, microblogs, status updates and audio […]

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Scibloggers featured on Radio New Zealand

For the second year running, Radio New Zealand’s Summer Noelle programme hosted by Noelle McCarthy has featured interviews with Sciblogs contributors in its Science Spot series. Here are the interviews so far… (links to mp3 recordings for playback) Stick blogger Peter Kerr talks innovation Infectious Thoughts blogger Siouxsie Wiles on viruses and infectious diseases Shaken […]

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Is New Zealand prepared for a major oil spill?

UPDATE: New Zealand is facing its own potential environmental crisis as a stricken container ship remains grounded on a reef near Tauranga Harbour, with 1700 tons of heavy fuel oil onboard… From last year… The ecological disaster unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico has reminded us of how fragile our natural environment is and the […]

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Sciblogs going gangbusters after five months

When Sciblogger and SMC colleague Aimee Whitcroft and myself started developing Sciblogs in August last year little did we suspect that just five months down the track the site would feature over 30 blogs, 1600 posts and 2 finalists in the prestigious Research Blogging awards! Sciblogs was an experiment to try and engage science communicators […]

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Scibloggers on Radio New Zealand this summer

Several of our Scibloggers will be featuring over the next few weeks on Radio New Zealand’s summer programmes talking science. Dr Fabiana Kubke kicked off today with a discussion on Summer of Noelle about tuis and her citizen science project. I’ll update this post throughout the holidays with links to the audio as more Scibloggers […]

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