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Can Bill English pick up the pace on scientific investment? – Jeff Tallon

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on January 19th, 2017.

Science was ignited as the fuel of economic growth, but the fame has gone out, writes Professor Jeff Tallon, physicist with The MacDiarmid Institute, in the NZ Herald. An excerpt (read in full): And it is inescapable, the Government needs to invest here much more heavily. We need to fund strategies, not projects. Where is […]

Science strategy launched – Expert Reaction

John Kerr posted in on October 5th, 2015.

The Government has laid out its strategy for science over the next decade in a new National Statement of Science Investment, launched this morning. The Statement sets out the governments long-term vision for the science system, and a strategic direction to guide future investment. “The NSSI provides a timely stocktake on the overall shape of […]

Crown Research Institutes – 2009 annual reports tabled

Peter Griffin posted in on October 8th, 2009.

Annual reports for all eight Crown Research Institutes were tabled in parliament yesterday. Here are links to the reports that have been published online so far: Scion annual report 2009 AgResearch annual report 2009 Industrial Research Ltd. annual report 2009 NIWA annual report 2009 Plant & Food Research annual report 2009

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