Month: October 2011

NZer wins prestigious science prize

Women in Science Award for New Zealander Nelson marine biologist Zoe Hilton has won a prestigious science award that honours outstanding, young women scientists from around the world.    “Dr Hilton has been awarded a UNESCO-L’OREAL International Fellowship for Young Women in Life Sciences, one of fifteen awarded worldwide,” said NZ National Commission for UNESCO secretary… Read more »

Looking Beyond Disaster: UNESCO Youth Forum

LOOKING BEYOND DISASTER:  UNESCO YOUTH FORUM 9th – 12th December 2011 Christchurch New Zealand Young people who have experienced natural disasters in the Asia Pacific region will meet in Christchurch for the “Looking Beyond Disaster: UNESCO Youth Forum”. They will share disaster experiences and develop realistic action plans to rebuild communities that meet the needs… Read more »