Welcome Professor Bienvenido León

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The Centre for Science Communication is delighted to welcome Professor Bienvenido León from University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. Professor León is visiting the Centre for three months as part of the Williams Evans Visiting Fellowship

Professor León is affiliated with the School of Communication at the University of Navarra, and has also worked a director, producer and script writer for television. His works have won several awards, including Best Documentary at international festivals in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) and Cuzco (Peru). He is the author of the books Direccion de Documentales para Television: Guion, Produccion y Realizacion (Pamplona, Eunsa, 2009) and The Science Documentary (Cambridge, Polity Press, 1999), and has published numerous academic and popular articles on the subject of communication.

Student film wins at New Zealand Mountain Film Festival

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Congratulations to former student Braydon Moloney whose film "Pest Free?" has just received the award for ‘Best Environmental Film’ at the 2015 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival. The film, which follows a group of passionate DOC rangers into New Zealand’s most remote native forests, tells the story of the ongoing battle to save our national treasures from the scourge of introduced pests. It was completed as part of his MSc in Science Communication.

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New Zealand Mountain Film Festival, started in 2002, is internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier environmental film festival events.

PEST FREE? --- official trailer from Braydon Moloney on Vimeo.







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