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Jump to: navigation, search is a network of New Zealand based science bloggers. The network was founded in late 2009 and includes a collection of scientists from universities, Crown Research Institutes and private research organisations. was established in September 2009 by the Science Media Centre (NZ)[1] funded by the Ministry of Research, Science & Technology (MoRST) through the Royal Society of New Zealand. It is based on the opensource Wordpress platform. Around half of the blogs are syndicated from existing science bloggers, the rest are hosted exclusively on Sciblogs. Sciblogs content is syndicated on Google News and as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

The site is one of the largest blog networks in New Zealand.[2][3][4][5]

In August 2015, Sciblogs was redeveloped and relaunched with a more visual appearance and improved functionality, as well as the addition of new bloggers covering everything from psychology to drones.

Bloggers on
Author Blog name Topic Original / Syndicated Link
Ken Perrott Open Parachute critical thinking Syndicated
Gareth Renowden Hot Topic climate change Syndicated
Alison Campbell BioBlog biology Syndicated
Grant Jacobs Code for life Bioinformatics Original
Peter Griffin Visibly shaken data visualisation
Anna Sandiford Forensic Scientist Forensic Science
Guest bloggers Guest Work Guest bloggers science
Shaun Hendy A Measure of Science innovation Original
Darcy Cowan Skepticon Skeptics Syndicated
Brendan Moyle Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings Wildlife Syndicated
Aimee Whitcroft misc.ience science Original
Bryan Walker Hot Topic Climate Change
David Winter the atavism evolution Syndicated
Peter Griffin Griffin's Gadgets technology Original
Daniel Collins Waiology Hydrology and limnology Original
Will Hayward The Psychologizer Psychology Syndicated
Barbara Breen-Bollard Vantage Point UAVs Original
Mark Hanna Honest Universe health Syndicated
John Pickering Kidney-Punch health Syndicated
Robert Hickson Ariadne futurism Original
Siouxsie Wiles Infectious Thoughts science Original
Karyn O'Keeffe Sleep on it sleep Original
Wayne Linklater Political ecology Original
Various Infrequently Asked Questions Original
Steve Pointing Pointing @ Science science Syndicated
Kimberley Collins Up and Atom science communication Original
Michelle Dickinson Nanogirl nanotechnology Syndicated
Various Public Health Expert public health Syndicated
Various The Dismal Science economics Syndicated
Christine Jasoni The Nervy Nomad neuroscience Original
Marcus Wilson Physics Stop physics syndicated


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ NZ’s largest science blog network goes live, NZ Science Media Centre, 30 September 2009
  3. ^ Harvey, Helen (1 February 2010). "Cool science". Taranaki Daily News. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  4. ^ Harvey, Helen (2 February 2010). "Kiwi scientists blogging up a storm". The Press. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Blogging network makes science more accessible". Waikato Times. 1 October 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 

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