Wellington Science Groups

Wellington is home to more science groups than we ever thought possible. Chances are – if you’re interested in it – there’s a group out there for you. At Wgtn Branch, our mission is to support and connect these groups to ensure they survive into the future and keep making Wellington the vibrant city that it is. So here are the groups we know of:

Events

Glean Media

nerd nite Wellington

Science Express

Cafe Scientifique, Lower Hutt

League of Pragmatic Optimists

Education/Outreach

FutureinTech

KiwiSpace

Te Ropu Awhina (VUW)

Chalkle

Porirua Partners

GalacticKiwi

School Associated Programmes

The Clinic – Ngaio

NZ Young Physicists tournament

NIWA Wellington Science and Technology Fair

NZ Science Olympiad

NZ Physics Teachers Resource Bank

Naenae Computer Clubhouse

Non-profits

Chiasma WGTN

NZAS – New Zealand Association of Scientists

MESA – MacDiarmid Emerging Scientists Association

Ecological and Earth Science Enthusiasts

Wellington Astronomical Society

Phoenix Astronomical Society

Eureka! Symposium

VUW Science Society

Wellington Rocket Club

NZ Futures Trust

Makers

the Makers meetup

Wellington Makerspace

League of Makers

Tech Education Initiatives

CatalystIT Academy

Porirua CoderDojo

Networks

eSocSci

Enspiral

Foo Camp

Regeneration

Unlimited Potential

Commercial Entities

Summer of Tech
MacDiarmid Institute
Zealandia
Royal Society of New Zealand Head Office
Science Media Centre
IPENZ
Carter Observatory
Wellington Zoo
Island Bay Marine Education Centre
Te Papa Museum
Victoria University Science Faculty
Callaghan Innovation (previously IRL)
Geological and Nuclear Science (GNS)
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
Environmental Science & Research (ESR)
New Zealand Pastoral Agriculture Research Institute (AgResearch)
New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research (Plant & Food Research)
Scion (New Zealand Forest Research Institute Limited)
Malaghan Institute of Medical Research (at VUW)
Landcare Research
Viclink
Rotary Wellington
REANNZ
New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI)
Victoria University of Wellington.
Wellington Campus- Massey University

University of Otago, Wellington (Health Sciences Campus) Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment NIWA Wellington Regional Science & Technology Fair Wellington Branch New Zealand Antarctic Society Wellington Botanical Society. Royal Forest and Bird Society, Wellington Branches The New Zealand Institute of Chemistry. MOTU Economic and Public Policy Research Science Communicators Association of New Zealand

If you know of a group that should be on this group, but isn’t, PLEASE let us know about them. Send us an email at media@wellington.rsnzbranch.org.nz and we will include them and get in touch ASAP.

 

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  1. […] me set the scene. In Wellington* we have a huge number (circa 70) of different organisations that are in some way (or have been) involved in science outreach and […]

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