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Young Enterprise Awards Dinner – Creating Futures (3)

ShareTweet This is rapidly becoming a highlight of my year. Congratulations to Where’s Woolly, @youngentnz Company of the Year. Each wins scholarship to Massey University Business School. Ezekiel Raui presented Nadia Payne with the Massey Business School  Business School Young Entrepreneur Scholar Award. … Continue reading

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START UP WEEKEND HITS PALMY AGAIN

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Paper Development Workshop: The future of Research in Entrepreneurship Education

ShareTweet Thursday November 10th and Friday November 11th  2016 in Aarhus, Denmark. Please download the full invitation here: http://tinyurl.com/2016pdw-invite Deadline for registration and abstract is October 1st 2016. Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/2016pdw WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES Receive constructive feedback from senior scholars within … Continue reading

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Optometry research – help needed

ShareTweet Are you an Optometry student in their last year at university or have recently graduated? In collaboration with Jocelyn Handy, Dianne Gardner and Michelle Hunt, I am looking at some exciting new research into how optometrists manage retail optometry … Continue reading

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The bones of the earth….

ShareTweet My destination this weekend was the limestone caves of Waitomo, beautiful formations that always put me in mind of ossuaries, hence the title      

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Tongariro dreams….

ShareTweet                 It’s long been my dream to walk around the volcanic Central Plateau.   Love this last one of Taranaki out to the west, rare for it to be clear at this … Continue reading

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Building Regional Innovation Ecosystems: Waterloo Innovation Summit

ShareTweet The University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, created the Waterloo Innovation Summit “to foster global innovation conversations with the power to influence change and drive prosperity. Bringing together leading innovators, global thought leaders, policy makers and academics, the annual summit … Continue reading

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5 to 5 bootcamp

ShareTweet The most enjoyable landmarks in my teaching year are connected to experiences where students go through a team-based idea development process.  Last year, the Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship paper ran through the Start-Up Weekend, which coincided with our dates.  This … Continue reading

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Innovate!

ShareTweet Great to see the  Innovate finals at the NZ Sport and Rugby Institute  last week, where the winner, Kevin Halsall’s Ogo, was announced to a full house.  Ogo is a is a revolutionary wheel chair that blends cutting edge electronics and … Continue reading

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Wearable art, wearable technology too?

ShareTweet Loved finding out abut the Evento Wearable Art Awards (presented by Feilding High School at a High Tea organised by the National Council of Women, Manawatu earlier this week.  The energy, creativity and learning shine out from the two students who … Continue reading

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