Fast! Workshop and Annual General Assembly

Tuesday 19 November 2019 11 am to 5 pm Center for Innovation, University of Otago, Dunedin We are pleased to announce that the 3rd workshop and Annual General Assembly of the France Aotearoa Science, Technology and !nnovation (Fast!) Society will be held  on Tuesday 19 November at  the University of Otago in Dunedin. The event will include presentations […]

2020 Pacific Fund call for application now open!

The 2020 Pacific Fund call for application is now open until the 20th of November 2019. To be eligible, the project must involve a New Zealand partner (who must submit the proposal) and involve at least one partner from New Caledonia, French Polynesia or Wallis and Futuna. The contribution of the Pacific Fund must not […]

Cafe Scientifique

The next Alliance Française Wellington Café Scientifique will be held on Wednesday 4 September from 5:15 PM for a 5:30 PM start at Southern Cross – 39 Abel Smith Street (The Guest Room) . Free entry – All welcome – In English – some French may occur! Getting into hot water: Geothermal Energy in New […]

Dumont d’Urville call for project 2020

Dumont d’Urville’s call for 2020 projects is now open until October 17, 2019! The programme aims at fostering new partnerships and developing science & technology exchanges between research laboratories in France & New Zealand! For more infos: https://nz.ambafrance.org/Call-for-applications-PHC-Dumont-d-Urville-for-projects-starting-in-2020

Cafe Scientific-Wellington

The next Alliance Française Wellington Café Scientifique will be held on Wednesday 17 July from 5:15 PM for a 5:30 PM start at Southern Cross – 39 Abel Smith Street (The Guest Room) . Free entry – All welcome In English – some French may occur! Pascale Michel’s biography : I have 20+ years experience in conservation […]

Cafe Scientifique

Fast! is proud to support the next Cafe Scientifique talk by Pierre Foucaud and Grégoire Pigeon (MetService – Te Ratonga Tirorangi) on “Weather forecasting in a time of Climate Change”. Join us in Wellington on Wednesday 10 April at 5.15 pm at Southern Cross, 39 Abel Smith Street, in the the Guest Room. A wide […]

Public lecture in Wellington

Exciting talk by French speaker on Thursday 14th March at 7.30pm in Wellington: Turning seismic noise into large virtual earthquakes with dense instrumentation  by Marine Denolle (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University) More information here: http://www.gleanreport.com/events/marine-denolle/

2019 Call for applications now open

Student Conference Award The 2019 FAST Student Conference Award call for applications is now open until the 31st of March 2019 to support attendance of students to a New Zealand science-related conference. Four scholarships will be awarded to support expenses up to $600. Cost may cover all or part of registration, transport, and accommodation. For more information, check […]

Vincent Salomon FAST! Travel Award

FAST! will support attendance of students and early career scientists at a French science-related conference. Two scholarships will be awarded, each supporting expenses up to $2000. Cost may cover all or part of registration, transport, and accommodation. This award aims at encouraging New Zealand participation in FAST!. Submission of applications will open on 1 February […]

FAST! on “Paris s’éveille” (Plains FM)

  Tune in Thursday 6 Dec at 7pm on Plains FM to hear about the recent FAST! annual meeting in Christchurch in the bi-monthly “Paris s’éveille” programme. Interviews include scientists involved in NZ/France collaborations and the French Ambassador to New Zealand. https://www.plainsfm.org.nz/Programmes/Programme-Details.aspx?PID=26354d49-69ff-4f68-a7c2-076656934084  

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