Tag Archives: Polynesia

PhD Scholarship for research on “Understanding Mobile and Social Media in the Pacific”

School of Media and Communication, RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia) Application deadline: 31 October 2012.

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Global Reef Expedition (2011-2015)

Track the progress of research vessel M/Y Golden Shadow as it moves west through the Pacific islands from French Polynesia to the Indonesian archipelago (website features  interactive maps, blogs, photos and the research aims and objectives of the expedition).

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Call for papers: New Zealand and the South Pacific (27-29 June 2013, Nijmegen NL)

The 19th annual conference of the New Zealand Studies Association, together with the Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The New Zealand Studies Association (NZSA) has a long and strong history in promoting New Zealand Studies. … Continue reading

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Pacific economies weathering global financial turmoil, but for how long?

The just-released July edition of the Asian Development Bank’s Pacific Economic Monitor projects economic growth of 6.0% in the Pacific region for 2012. Regional growth continues to be driven primarily by developments in the large resource-exporting economies of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste, which together account for two-thirds of regional output. Growth is now expected to decline to 4.2% in 2013, mainly due to lower growth in […] Continue reading

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Community Engagement Workshop on Climate Change (6-17 August 2012)

The Pacific Centre for Environment & Sustainable Development (PACE-SD), as part of the AusAID funded Future Climate Leaders Project, is organising a community engagement workshop on climate change in Nuku’alofa, Tonga (for the Polynesian Region) from 6-17 August 2012. Interested … Continue reading

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