The coveted James Dyson Award for emerging product designers, for 2013 has been awarded to Jake Evill a 21 year old designer. His winning design is a lightweight, no-itch nylon cast for broken bones... read more here. All the best to all New Zealand entries that also qualify for the international James Dyson Award, with GBP£10,000 going to the winning student or graduate, and another GBP£10,000 for your department.
The People in Your Neighbourhood project is again happening in 2012, with a series of capacity building workshops and UK-NZ collaborations. You can viewproject updates, as well as the documentary from PIYN 2009 and 2010 on the PIYN blog.
Linking Minds is an international award, giving outstanding young teachers the opportunity to travel to the United Kingdom on a fully-funded professional development programme. The programme is available biannually.