July, 2013

    • Einstein's Universe - Napier

      5:30pm - 7:00pm, Tuesday, 16 July, 2013

      An evening of science and music, bringing together the brilliance of Einstein's physics with the music he loved.

    • Einstein's Universe - Hamilton

      5:30pm - 7:00pm, Monday, 15 July, 2013

      An evening of science and music, bringing together the brilliance of Einstein's physics with the music he loved.

    June, 2013

    • A New Frontier - Wellington

      6:00pm - 7:15pm, Thursday, 20 June, 2013

      2013 Distinguished Speaker Professor Terry Speed will talk about understanding epigenetics through mathematics.

    • 10x10: Codes and Ciphers - Rotorua

      5:30pm - 6:30pm, Thursday, 20 June, 2013

      How can we transmit massive volumes of information accurately and securely over the internet? The answer lies in the mathematics of codes and ciphers, as Dr Dillon Mayhew will explain.

    • A New Frontier - Christchurch

      6:00pm - 7:15pm, Wednesday, 19 June, 2013

      2013 Distinguished Speaker Professor Terry Speed will talk about understanding epigenetics through mathematics.

    • A New Frontier - Dunedin

      6:00pm - 7:15pm, Tuesday, 18 June, 2013

      2013 Distinguished Speaker Professor Terry Speed will talk about understanding epigenetics through mathematics.

    • A New Frontier - Hamilton

      7:00pm - 8:15pm, Thursday, 13 June, 2013

      2013 Distinguished Speaker Professor Terry Speed will talk about understanding epigenetics through mathematics.

    • A New Frontier - Palmerston North

      7:00pm - 8:15pm, Wednesday, 12 June, 2013

      2013 Distinguished Speaker Professor Terry Speed will talk about understanding epigenetics through mathematics.

    • A New Frontier - Auckland

      6:00pm - 7:15pm, Tuesday, 11 June, 2013

      2013 Distinguished Speaker Professor Terry Speed will talk about understanding epigenetics through mathematics.

    May, 2013

    • Auckland: Mastering Molecular Chess

      6:00pm - 7:00pm, Wednesday, 22 May, 2013

      2012 Rutherford Medal winner Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble will show how natural products derived from either microorganisms that live in extreme environments, or algal blooms, can be harnessed to develop anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral drugs and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

    • 10x10: Erupting Rocks and Dusts - Hamilton

      7:30pm - 8:30pm, Wednesday, 22 May, 2013

      Volcanoes provide endless fascination and sometimes awesome power and danger. Associate Professor Mark McGuinness will explain how mathematics can be used to better understand eruptions.

    • The Killer Defence - Wellington

      12:00pm - 1:00pm, Tuesday, 21 May, 2013

      Join Professor Peter Doherty, the scientist whose Nobel Prize winning research revolutionised understanding of how our immune system responds to infectious diseases and cancers, and led to breakthroughs in vaccine manufacture.

    • Dunedin: Mastering Molecular Chess

      6:00pm - 7:00pm, Thursday, 9 May, 2013

      2012 Rutherford Medal winner Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble will show how natural products derived from either microorganisms that live in extreme environments, or algal blooms, can be harnessed to develop anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral drugs and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

    • Wanaka: Mastering Molecular Chess

      6:00pm - 12:00am, Wednesday, 8 May, 2013

      2012 Rutherford Medal winner Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble will show how natural products derived from either microorganisms that live in extreme environments, or algal blooms, can be harnessed to develop anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral drugs and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

    • Nelson: Mastering Molecular Chess

      6:00pm - 7:00pm, Tuesday, 7 May, 2013

      2012 Rutherford Medal winner Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble will show how natural products derived from either microorganisms that live in extreme environments, or algal blooms, can be harnessed to develop anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral drugs and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

    • Palmerston North: Mastering Molecular Chess

      7:30pm - 8:30pm, Thursday, 2 May, 2013

      2012 Rutherford Medal winner Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble will show how natural products derived from either microorganisms that live in extreme environments, or algal blooms, can be harnessed to develop anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral drugs and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

    • Wellington: Mastering Molecular Chess

      6:00pm - 7:00pm, Wednesday, 1 May, 2013

      2012 Rutherford Medal winner Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble will show how natural products derived from either microorganisms that live in extreme environments, or algal blooms, can be harnessed to develop anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral drugs and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

    April, 2013

    • Napier: Mastering Molecular Chess

      7:30pm - 8:30pm, Tuesday, 30 April, 2013

      2012 Rutherford Medal winner Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble will show how natural products derived from either microorganisms that live in extreme environments, or algal blooms, can be harnessed to develop anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral drugs and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

    • 10x10: Why Maths Counts - Nelson

      7:30pm - 8:30pm, Tuesday, 23 April, 2013

      Dr Alex James will show that mathematics can be useful for conservation and ecology.

    • Big data: Open data – letting it loose on the crowd

      6:00pm - 7:30pm, Thursday, 4 April, 2013

      There is a growing awareness that opening up access to data allows collaborative science and knowledge advancement. How far will we go in this direction and what are some implications of going there?