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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Want to learn more about the proposed new “Academic Standards” Policy and how they may influence your career development?

If so, STRATUS are holding an event where the VC will introduce the proposed standards followed with a discussion and feedback about emerging researcher career development.

Where: Federation of Graduate Women’s Room (1st floor), OGH

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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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Stand-Up Science 2012

On May 1, 2012 By

STRATUS presents our annual networking event STAND-UP SCIENCE.  This an opportunity to present your research in one minute and network with scientists and engineers.  The event takes place on Thursday 10th May, 2012, 5-7 pm in Old Government House.  For more information please read the following link:

Stand-up Science 2012 final

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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 2011 Annual Report


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The scientist’s quest is to find truth through the scientific method and it is our duty to transfer our knowledge to our fellow New Zealanders as well as the wider global community. But when our stories reach the media headlines, questions arise for the everyday science news consumer- what is the truth?

Come and [...]

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Stratus Intro Presentation

On August 30, 2011 By

Our President, Debbie Hay, recently gave a talk to the Association of Women in Science about Stratus.

You can find a copy of her slides here.

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