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EVENT: LIGHT Beyond the Bulb (July-October)

LIGHT Beyond the Bulb LIGHT Beyond the Bulb is an international open-access exhibition program for the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL 2015). The goal of this project is to showcase a variety of light-based topics stretching… Continue Reading →

EVENT (April-September): Te Manawa’s Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru

Te Manawa is, according to their own website, a museum without boundaries. This year, from April through to September they will be lighting up Palmerston North with their exhibit Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru, which includes a giant inflatable sun that you… Continue Reading →

EVENT (July 6-8): NZIP Conference

IYL is going to the NZIP conference! Follow us on twitter to get the latest updates on what we’re up to! We’ll have selected updates here on the website, but you should check our twitter @IYL_NZ for a more detailed blow… Continue Reading →

EVENT (September 19-27): Te Koanga

Te Koanga A nine day gala celebrating light and light-based technologies Coming to a museum near you!  

EVENT (July 4): Matariki Celebration

Matariki Celebration Museum of Transport and Technology     805 Great North Road Western Springs Auckland 1022 [mapsmarker marker=”22″]  

EVENT (July 6): Public Lecture, Hans Bachor

Lasers are part of your life Professof Hans Bachor Australian National University This talk traces the history of the laser and some of the brilliant scientists and engineers who made it possible. It shows you some of the obvious and… Continue Reading →

EVENT (July 5): Public Lecture, Richard Easther

Dawn’s Early Light Professor Richard Easther University of Auckland This lecture is about the cosmic microwave background and provides a window into the universe just moments after the Big Bang.  It tells the story of the microwave background from its… Continue Reading →

Luminesence: the Spectrum of Science

The University of Otago SPIE and OSA chapters are organising a FREE expo for the public in Dunedin at St David’s lecture theater on Saturday 18th July: 10am-4pm. [mapsmarker marker=”19″] Running all throughout the day will be an exciting program of… Continue Reading →

Luminescence Photography Competition

The University of Otago SPIE and OSA student chapters are jointly running a photo competition! It’s theme is Year of Light, and prizes will be awarded to schools whose students submit the best photos that celebrate light and its uses…. Continue Reading →

Unlock Curious Minds

Excellent news for the Celebration of 2015 as the International Year of Light in New Zealand! The fund will be used to run events in conjunction with IYL and various museums around New Zealand to celebrate the vernal equinox and… Continue Reading →

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