Synapse is our biggest event of the year and it is coming up on the 10th August at 6pm in the Owen G. Glenn Building. This year will feature inspirational guest speakers, Anna Stove, the general manager at GSK NZ, Dr Steve Henry, the CEO at Kode Biotech, and Richard Little, of Rex Bionics and Exsurgo Rehab.
Date: 13th June
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Science Building Foyer, Room 303-G14With our friends at the Postgraduate Students Association, we’re proud to bring you our first workshop tailored just for postgraduate students. If you’re a research student with an interesting project that might lead into a product or business, or if you’re just curious about the world outside of academia, this is for you! Our speakers from the Return on Science Investment Committees and UniServices will lead you through the business model canvas, then you’ll get the chance to develop your very own business plan. If you don’t have an idea yet, no worries - we’ll set you up with something.
Plus there'll be food, drinks, spot prizes and a chance to mingle with your fellow postgrads.
Undergraduates, don’t worry - we have a workshop just for you coming up in August.
Welcome to Chiasma Dunedin's first event for the year!
Through our "Science Communication workshop" you will:
Learn the importance of public engagement and communicating to a lay audience
Develop your pitching skills and learn how to sell your ideas
Make new friends, build connections, and practice new skills during our hands on exercises.
Whether you’re interested in making software or just want to understand what the IT people in your life go on about, this is the workshop for you! No matter which field you’re in, there’s no denying that coding is a must-have and employable skill. This practical, absolute beginner’s workshop will teach you the fundamentals to help you get started understanding and writing code!
We warmly welcome you all to Chiasma’s launch 2017.
Bring along your friends and enjoy the nibbles provided while we introduce our 2017 executive and what we have planned for this year ahead.
We hope to see you soon.
Chiasma Dunedin Team 2017
Inspiring students to achieve the incredible H Impact of the science industry on New Zealand's economy H Opportunities available to science students H How you can fit into the innovation ecosystem Guest speakers will include leading industry figures Find out more about Chiasma's opportunities, events, and workshops for 2017 while networking with students, staff and industry!
Chiasma Wellington is the capitol branch of a national student-led nonprofit organisation that fosters connections between university students and the science and technology industries in New Zealand. We nurture science innovation, entrepreneurship and inter-disciplinary networking by hosting networking events throughout the year as we want our student members to become confident, industry-savvy scientists with a wealth of industry contacts. Join us as we kick off 2017!
Chiasma Connect is a mentoring programme which connects high calibre university students with industry professionals in the science and technology sector. This unique opportunity allows students to gain valuable insights into the science industry, whilst enhancing their professional development, networking skills and more. Applications for the programme are open now, and will close on the 31st of March 2017.
Your Future in Science!
Unlock your degree and find your calling. Chiasma’s annual professional development workshop is bringing young successful scientists to you.
Listen to inspirational journeys and opportunities in the Science Industry as told by influential leaders from the NZ science industry. This year we have speakers from a wide range of companies including Oritain and Photonic Innovations. There will be over 30 members of the Science Industry and University Staff present with whom you will have the oppertunity to network with!
Coding workshop 2 is the second coding workshop in the Career Catalyst series. The first workshop was focused on core programming concepts with data types, basic arithmetic, user input, booleans, conditionals and loops, lists and dictionaries. Building on that, this coding workshop is focused on putting those skills to use in web development. We will cover the basics of web architecture and programming structure, then move into creating basic web pages.
Communication skills for scientists!
- Learn how to communicate science to a non-science audience
- Find out what investors really want to know before investing in your idea
- Practise your skills while working in teams, making friends, and building connections
Come along to Chiasma's biggest event of the year!
Listen to inspirational journeys and opportunities in the Science Industry as told by influential leaders from the NZ science industry. This year’s speakers include Hon Steven Joyce (Minister for Science and Innovation) and James Hutchinson (Commercialisation Manager at Kiwi Innovation Network) as well as Associate Professor Cather Simpson (Winner of the Kiwinet BNZ Supreme Award and Founder of the Photon Factory).
Think you have NZ's next big startup?
The University Startup Challenge is back for 2016! This is your chance to turn a 2 minute rocket pitch into an opportunity to present to NZ's largest gathering of entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists.
Come along for a site visit at NIWA. The afternoon includes a tour of the labs and afternoon tea with some of the team leaders working in the areas of fisheries, geological oceanography and climate change.
Only 10 spots available! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot.
The Foodbowl is an open access facility operated by NZ Food Innovation Auckland, part of the NZ Food Innovation Network. It is a national network of science and technology resources created to support the growth of Food & Beverage businesses, by providing both facilities and expertise.
Chiasma Connect is a mentorship programme aiming to link high-achieving students at the University of Auckland with members of the New Zealand science industry. This unique opportunity at the university allows students to gain valuable insights into the science industry, professional development, networking skills and more. Applications close 29th March.
Do you have an innovative, unique idea, yet you don't know where or how to exactly process the idea in to action? Then think of this workshop as the starting point for your new business!