Author Archives: Elodie

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 […]

Pacific Funds 2022

The second call for application of the 2022 Pacific Fund is now open until 30 August 2022. To be selected, projects will need to contribute to the regional insertion of French collectivities: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna. The Fund for economic, social, cultural and scientific cooperation in the Pacific, referred to as the “Pacific […]

PHC Dumont d’Urville 2023

Dumont d’Urville’s call for applications for projects starting in 2023 is now open until July 21, 2022. The programme aims at fostering new partnerships and developing science and technology exchanges between research laboratories of excellence. Dumont d’Urville is the French-New Zealand sub-programme of the Hubert Curien international partnership programme. Each year, the Dumont d’Urville programme supports the […]

FAST! AGM : 31st March 2022 @ 2pm

To All Members Save the Date The Annual General Meeting will be held Thursday 31th March 2022 at 2.00 pmOnline (link to be provided closer to time) Agenda : 1. Present, Apologies 2. Presentation and Adoption of Financial Status 3. President’s report 4. Nominations to Committee The president has informed us of his intention not […]

Café des Idées – Science in Conversation

In 2020, the Alliance Française “Café Scientifique” became “Café des Idées – Science in Conversation” jointly organised with FAST! and the Embassy of France to offer a convivial meeting platform for the exchange of ideas, information  and discussion for all those who are interested in French-related science and its broader implications for society and the natural […]