Radio New Zealand National's most forensic interviewer, Kim Hill, will chair a new series of public discussions in Wellington about the social implications of new visual systems for gathering, classifying and communicating factual information.
Hosted by the Royal Society of New Zealand to support the National Library's current Big Data: Changing Place exhibition, the five discussions will include trios of experts publicly interpreting the latest conversations among boffins at the frontiers Read More
The National Library of New Zealand has soft-launched its iconic new building in Wellington with an exhibition on dynamic modelling of systems and environments.
The Big Data: Changing Place exhibition, curated by Richard Simpson with a project team led by Keith Thorsen and the NZ Department of Internal Affairs, highlights visually exciting and dynamic real-time applications of ultra-precise sensor surveying technologies for managing environments: from vast areas of land and ocean to systems Read More
New Zealand's nanotechnology research community is exhibiting its most exciting images of invisible structures – captured by today's most powerful microscopes.
Winners of a national competition held by the University of Canterbury's MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology will appear in The Art of the Invisible exhibition at the University of Auckland's Gus Fisher Gallery 8-20 February 2013.
While some of the images have been taken with older optical and electron Read More
Economist Kamran Khan, leader of the Global Infrastructure Finance Center of Excellence and Singapore Urban Hub for the World Bank, is headlining a one-day workshop on smart solutions for urban liveability – to be hosted by the University of Wollongong (UOW) on 14 February 2013.
Chaired by Professor Pascal Perez of UOW's SMART Infrastructure Facility, the workshop panel also includes Ms Dorte Eklund, executive director of Infrastructure Australia's major cities unit, Professor Brian Collins, Read More