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Showcasing what is already great

June 30, 2011


Here’s today’s presentation showcasing what is already great in Education for Sustainability at Otago Polytechnic.   For workshop for Staff Professional Development day, 30th June 2011.  Presenters: Niki Bould, Bridie Lonie, Andy Thompson, Morag MacAuley and Samuel Mann.  Our intention is to show what good things are already happening across the institution in a way […]

Book launch: The Green Graduate

June 9, 2011


 The challenge: every student graduates able to think and act as a sustainable practitioner, whatever their field. This is the goal Otago Polytechnic set itself and, as one of the main proponents, Samuel Mann became the go-to guy. Here he takes the reader on that journey and in doing so provides the framework for making […]

Polytechnic geeks ace speed dating

September 23, 2010


Dunedin ICT Internship Speed Dating 2010 Originally uploaded by Samuel Mann Last night 22 of our students met with 14 of the city’s IT firms in a bid to secure much sought after summer internships. This is a perfect win-win-win. Last year 24 students from Polytechnic and University got internships and 17 of these resulted […]

CityScape team wins national award – again!

July 14, 2010


CityScape is a panoramic exhibition system for the Otago Settlers’ Museum.  It engages visitors to the museum in building a shared narrative of place. Sustainability is a theme in our capstone projects.  We have a focus on communicating and engaging people in aspects of sustainability. We took the CityScape poster to the CITRENZ Conference (incorporating […]

Mashup: Pecha-Kucha with a Twist

June 29, 2010


At this year’s CITRENZ/NACCQ conference we’re introducing Mashup: Pecha-Kucha with a Twist. This promises to be a fast paced, visual, interactive collaborative celebration of computing research.   You are invited to participate (even if you know nothing about computing or research!). A Pecha Kucha sees the fast paced presentation of ideas – each presenter has […]