Academia and Industry United

Cambridge-MIT Institute director, NZer Michael J Kelly, speaks about the importance of combining entrepreneurial and business skills with academic learning in the Guardian.”Governments around the world realise that it shouldn’t be left to chance as to whether bright students, and indeed inventive academics, manage to get their ideas out of the university laboratory and into the market place … [CMI’s] intensive course for budding student entrepreneurs has resulted in several businesses being launched by its alumni. It is seen as a key resource by regional development agencies, which view university graduates as a prime source for developing new businesses in their region.”


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Long-Legged Penguin Fossils Add to Rich Record

Long-Legged Penguin Fossils Add to Rich Record

The discovery of a complete fossilised ancient giant penguin skeleton in the upper Kawhia Harbour, Waikato is helping scientists fill in some gaps in natural history, Sofia Quaglia reports for The…