Author Archives: Jessica Roche

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 […]

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.  

Dumont d’Urville programme – New format for 2019

The Dumont d’Urville programme supports new scientific and technological partnerships between New Zealand and France. A call for applications is now open until the 18th of October, 2018 for projects starting in 2019. The budget per project has increased this year. The French partner is now eligible for up to 10 000 EUR per year […]

FAST! South Island Student Days

Come gather in a friendly environment with the scientific community involved or wishing to be involved in French-New Zealand collaborations/exchanges. This meeting will involve: Technical presentations from participants on their collaborative research projects, Group discussions on existing collaboration/exchange opportunities, Plenty of activities to socialize indoors and outdoors! FREE shuttle bus from the University of Canterbury, […]

2018 Pacific Fund successful projects

In 2018, the Pacific Fund will support two new research projects involving New Zealand and French partners, for a total of 55 000 € :   1. Implementation of a Lightning detection network for the French territories in the Pacific This research project led by Meteorological Services of New Zealand Ltd (MetService) will benefit a […]