Our immediate past president, Dr Caroline Holden in the news!

Our immediate past president of FAST! Dr Caroline Holden has been sharing her knowledge of earthquake risks from the Alpine Fault with West Coast communities in the recent weeks…https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/491430/alpine-fault-s-potential-dangers-are-real-but-still-unknown

Christchurch members: come and celebrate World Ocean Day by supporting a Blue Cradle event on 8th of June

Kia ora koutou / Dear friends and colleagues, Each year, we celebrate World Ocean Day on June 8th: https://worldoceanday.org/ Every New Odyssey has a beginning… On June 8th, join us for the release of our new documentary “A New Odyssey”. Set in 2021, this 33’ film tells the story of Blue Cradle’s inception story during […]

Announcement: Paris Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace and Climate Graduate School

IPSL-CGS Virtual School announcement Climate Change: Challenges and Issues for the Water Cycle / June 26-29, 2023 Dear all, The Climate Graduate School of the Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL-CGS) is happy to announce its fourth edition of the IPSL Virtual School, online from Paris (France), June 26-29, 2023. The school is dedicated to international undergraduate […]

Have a solution for better protection and preservation of our planet? Read this!

(English speakers: see link at the bottom of the post, thanks!) On nous demande de relayer l’Appel à solutions du Forum de Paris sur la Paix qui tiendra sa 6ème édition les 10 et 11 novembre prochain. Les candidatures seront acceptées jusqu’au 23 mai 2023 à 23 h 59, heure de Paris et jusqu’à 60 solutions seront sélectionnées. Cette […]

Café des Idées à Christchurch & Wellington – 19 mai 2023

For the first time, the Alliance Francaise Christchurch, the Alliance Francaise Wellington and FAST! organised together a “Café des idées” with the projection of a movie about climate change followed by discussion with experts from France and New Zealand. Once you Know – how to act in the face of climate change ?  To avoid the […]

Winners of FAST! My Thesis in 5 min

Congratulations to our 4 winners of FAST! My thesis in 5 min competition! They all kindly agreed to shared their abstract and their videos below so you can all discover their research project linking France and New Zealand! Ellorine Carle, MSc Student Resolving landscape dynamics in the Fox Glacier/Te Moeka oTūawe Valley with remote sensing […]

New Zealand, Forest of the Giants

Wellington Screening of the 2022 documentary followed by Q&A with the director Please join FAST! member in Wellington for a relaxed and casual screening of Julie Merckling’s latest documentary ” New Zealand, Forest of the Giants ” followed by Q&A with the director. We will be showing the English version of the documentary. For more […]

Scientific Conference : Adaptation of Agroecosystems to climate change

Global climate change is causing significant impacts on agro-ecosystems worldwide. Rapid changes in temperature and precipitation patterns, and the intensification of climatic extremes (e.g. heat waves, storms, droughts, etc.) threaten the medium-term viability of agroecosystems and sustainability of rural communities. In this context, it is essential to anticipate climatic risks in order to implement adaptation […]

Inclusion in Disaster Risk Reduction

FAST! is excited to sponsor a Disaster Prevention and Management Seminar Series on Inclusion in Disaster Risk Reduction on the 25th October 2022 at 5pm at the University of Auckland

FAST! My thesis in 5 minutes competition

FAST! is happy to launch its My thesis in 5 minutes Competition. MSc or PhD student? Just graduated from MSc and PhD? Your research project is/was linked to France and/or New Zealand? You love sharing your research project? It is time to apply to the FAST! Competition My thesis in 5 min! To enter the […]

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