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Location: Liggins seminar room – 505-003

Date: Monday 21st October

Time: 2:00-4:30 PM

As part of Open Access Week join STRATUS and the Libraries and Learning Services for a discussion exploring the changing landscape of measuring scientific output. Joining us will be Andrew Preston, founder of Publons ( a platform where scientists can gain [...]

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Stratus 2012 Annual Report

On April 23, 2013 By

The STRATUS Annual Report for 2011 is now available, it gives a summary of all our events and activities this year. If you would like to have a read, download the report from the following link:

Stratus 2012 Annual Report

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Is it really April already? Time flies, what with research grant deadlines, conferences and teaching. All the latest from us below, starting with…


Stand-up Science

Our first event of 2013 was Stand-up Science on the 20th March. The event followed the successful speed-dating format which was utilized to [...]

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The Science Media Centre is seeking applicants for an upcoming media skills workshop for scientists to be held in Auckland, 14-15 March. 

These workshops are unique in that they are designed specifically for scientists, and we not only take participants through a series of practical exercises and full-on practice interviews, but also spend time visiting [...]

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STRATUS E-Bulletin: January 2013

On January 14, 2013 By

Happy New Year one and all…we hope that you are refreshed and ready for the year ahead.  STRATUS has been busier than ever in recent months and with six events planned for 2013 we’re hitting the ground running.  This is the first of our quarterly bulletins where we aim to update you on STRATUS activities [...]

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At the 2012 New Zealand Association of Scientists conference, “Do Emerging Scientists Have a Future in New Zealand?”, Associate Professor Deborah Hay was given the opportunity to introduce the Stratus network and describe the way in which it is contributing to supporting New Zealand science. From this stemmed an article on Stratus, which was published in [...]

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Science communication is an increasingly important area in every research scientists career, but one which many of us are guilty of ignoring. STRATUS are hosting a panel discussion on communicating science called “Sharing Science with Society”. If you are interested in learning better ways of communicating your science with people from diverse backgrounds, from kids [...]

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STRATUS is hosting a Strategies for Success in Research panel discussion focussing on the wide range of publication choices.  The event coincides with global Open Access week (, and will explore what open access means, how to spot ‘predatory publishers’ and what impact embracing the open access model may have on future career success.


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Promotions Workshop

On July 16, 2012 By

Are you thinking of applying for promotion?

Stratus are holding a workshop to provide advice for science and engineering applicants.

Where: OGGB Level Rm 260-­223
When: Tuesday 17th July, 13-­14:30

Please RSVP to with “Promotions workshop” in the subject line

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Are you thinking of applying for a Royal Society of New Zealand Rutherford Discovery Fellowship? STRATUS and the UoA Research Office are holding a workshop to provide advice for potential applicants:

Where: OGGB Level 0, Rm 260-­‐055
When: Thursday 7th June, 12-­‐2pm

Please RSVP to with “RSVP Rutherford” in the subject line, [...]

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