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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 […]

Café Scientifique – The Antarctic

The French Embassy and the University of Canterbury hold a discussion on French expeditions in the Antarctic and New Zealand. A presentation by Ursula Rack, Wolfgang Rack, and Mathieu Sellier lead the discussion of the French expeditions to Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Antarctic continent highlighting the long-lasting relationship between Antarctica, New Zealand, and France. From […]

French Related Research Projects 2021 (F2RP 2021)

The F2RP 2021 call for applications is now open until 30 July 2021 to support the attendance or the development of a France-related scientific project or event by a New Zealand-based researcher, student, institution, or association. Grants up to $10 000 will be awarded to support expenses. Eligibility The proposal must be submitted by a […]

Call for candidates 2022 – Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA) Programme – One Health approach

MOPGA visiting fellowship programme in the field of One Health The French Government’s Make Our Planet Great Again programme is launching a call for projects and fellowship opportunities to host young scientists who wish to carry out their research in France as part of the One Health approach. The Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA) […]

Café scientifique – Af Dunedin

Join us for a discussion around why we should care about bugs and eat them to save our planet! Guest speakers: Morgane Merien, The Bug Hunter. Alessio Guarino, the Scientific Attache at the French Embassy in New Zealand. Where ? Alliance Francaise Dunedin 15 bond street, third floor, Dunedin When? Tuesday 6th April 2021 from […]

CAFÉ DES IDÉES Af-Wellington

Café des Idées – Science in Conversation In 2020, the Alliance Française “Café Scientifique” becomes “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 environment. […]

FAST! Annual general Assembly: 5th March, 2pm!

We will have the Annual General Assembly of the society on Friday 5th March 2021 @ 2pm. Please join us via Zoom through the following link: 076659 To date, we are trying to organise in-person meeting to follow the AGM in our different hubs within New Zealand: In order to support the recent change […]

FAST! 4th Annual meeting

Paris Agreement: Are we there yet? A Panel Discussion to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the COP21 Friday 11th December 2020 from 2pm Christchurch and Wellington FAST! is organizing two panel discussions in Wellington and Christchurch with experts in climate, ecology, law and the impact of climate change on Pacific Islands.  Join us to listen […]

Interested in Marine Science, Ecology, Environment and FRANCE!

Interested in Marine Science, Ecology, Environment and FRANCE! Join Ifremer for your Post-Doc! The French National Institute for Ocean Science, Ifremer, offers funding for post-doctoral research positions. For the year 2021, Ifremer offers a dozen post-doctoral contracts for a period of 18 months to researchers proposing innovative projects that are consistent with the three main […]

Café des idées

In partnership with Alliance Française Wellington, we invite you to join the conversation with Anne Escalle and Herve Quenol on the Adaptation of Vineyards to climate change. The new format of the café scientifique “cybercafé des idées” offers the possibility to connect online as long as you register (link to register) or eventually to come at the Alliance […]