Successful collaboration and launch of ‘Science Diplomacy: New day or False Dawn?’


The Centre for Science Communication recently celebrated the
launch of the new bookScience Diplomacy: New Day or False Dawn? This important book, which explores the need for a new form of academic diplomacy ("science diplomacy") to address critical and emerging issues in foreign policy and international relations, is co-edited by the Centre's director, Professor Lloyd Davis, and Professor Robert Patman, Head of the Department of Politics at the University of Otago. It emerged from the proceedings of the 47th University of Otago Foreign Policy School, which took place in Dunedin in 2011.
To learn more about the book, please visit the publisher's website at
World Scientific


Former MSciComm Graduate Guy Ryan wins Young New Zealander of the Year


The Centre for Science Communication wishes a big congratulations to Guy Ryan for winning the Young New Zealander of the Year award. Guy graduated from the Centre for Science Communication in 2010 with a Masters degree in Science and Natural History filmmaking before going on to found the Inspiring Stories Trust where he serves as Chief Executive. Inspiring Stories provides young New Zealand entrepreneurs with advice and support in a hope to unleash their full potential. To find out more about Inspiring Stories and Guy’s other ventures please visit:

You can also view Guy’s thesis film Carving for the Future below

Carving the Future from Science Communication on Vimeo.

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