Hochstetter Lecture: delivered by Darren King. Change of venue to Rutherford Hotel

Encouraging plural methods and values as the foundation for cross-cultural research collaborations. Encouraging cross-cultural research collaborations in the natural hazards and earth system sciences is the central theme of this Hochstetter lecture. We will offer perspectives as insider-outsider researchers on completed as well as ongoing research projects with iwi and… Read More

This website is closing down ……..

This website is closing down because the Royal Society is no longer able to support this site and we can’t afford the rather eye-watering amount of money needed to stay with this platform. Already we can’t use MailChimp, the usual way that we send newsletters. Many thanks to the Royal… Read More

Wai-iti Dark Sky Park

Congratulations to Ralph Bradley and the  ‘Top of the South Dark Sky’ committee and its online identity ‘Dark Skies Tasman’ for their five years of hard work and their success in getting the Wai-iti Recreation Reserve and Tunnicliff Forest designated New Zealand’s first ‘Dark Sky Park’. Read More

Feedback please

Covid-19 has made everyone look at the way they deliver talks and disseminate information. Local speakers will probably give talks in the usual way but many national organisations are looking at presenting lectures via Zoom or similar means. Nelson Science Society would like feedback on the types of activities you… Read More