7 Sep 2013

Shaun Hendy: innovation

From Saturday Morning, 9:10 am on 7 September 2013

Shaun Hendy (FRSNZ) is a Professor of Computational Physics at Victoria University of Wellington and an Industry and Outreach Fellow at Callaghan Innovation. He won the Callaghan Medal and the Prime Minister's Science Media Communication prize in 2012, writes A Measure of Science at SciBlogs, is the co-creator of the online game Pounamu, and talks regularly to Bryan Crump about physics on Radio New Zealand Nights. His new book, written with the late Sir Paul Callaghan, is Get Off the Grass: Kickstarting New Zealand's Innovation Economy (AUP, ISBN: 978-1-86940-762-9) and he will talk with Kim Hill (2:00pm, 7 September) at one of five events presented by The Press Christchurch Writers Festival during the Christchurch Arts Festival (to 22 September).