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Paul Callaghan’s vision, five years on – Reflections on Science

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on November 16th, 2016.

To launch its new science section, The Spinoff asked Kiwi scientists reflect on Sir Paul Callaghan’s vision of making New Zealand “the place talent wants to live”. An excerpt (read in full): Sir Peter Gluckman: Paul would be pleased – and impatient Paul was a good friend with whom I had many conversations about the […]

Fairfax expands science coverage

Peter Griffin posted in on January 11th, 2016.

The weekly science page that runs in the Dominion Post and Press newspapers is now being syndicated across four additional Fairfax newspapers, increasing the page’s potential reach to nearly 560,000 readers each week. The Dominion Post has for several years now run a science page each week, anchored by veteran science columnist Bob Brockie and running […]

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Ken Ring lunacy gets spooned

John Kerr posted in on August 15th, 2011.

The media coverage of ‘moon man’ Ken Ring’s theories has been given the dubious honour of the Bent Spoon, the NZ Skeptics Society’s award for poor journalism. The society awarded the Spoon for “journalistic gullibility” to all news media and commentators who who took Mr Ring’s earthquake prediction claims at face value. Ken Ring’s theories […]

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