A Voice

Stratus is a voice for early career scientists, liasing with university management, external research bodies and the New Zealand government to provide workable solutions to meet the development needs of scientists at The University of Auckland.

Stratus will identify issues of importance to early career scientists and bring these to the attention of University management, research bodies and the governement. Stratus will work with these bodies to address these issues with sustainable, practical and effective strategies

Activities:
Bi-annual forums with invited speakers. Previous meetings have included discussions with Helen Anderson (CEO, MoRST), Ian Martin (Dean FMHS) and Tom Barnes (former DVC Research)

A Guide

Stratus is a guide for emerging scientists at The University of Auckland, providing access to information, assistance and consultation on obstacles within the university and national science infrastructure such as funding and career development.

Stratus is an environment for communication and mentoring between emerging and mid-career scientists, providing a means for information sharing and the means for emerging scientists to successfully develop their research career

An Ambassador

Stratus is an ambassador for New Zealand science and scientists, creating awareness and understanding through public education and communication.

Stratus will identify and create opportunites for emerging researchers to communicate and educate the public, within the university, with schools and with the public to develop a culture of scientific awareness in New Zealand.

Activities:
  • Taking our science to the public
  • Media & Science communication training
 

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