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What is the value of science? – NZAS 2013

Dacia Herbulock posted in on April 5th, 2013.

How has the recent shift towards economic valuation of science and its outputs affected the day-to-day lives of working scientists and the direction of research in this country?   In a time of rapid change, how can scientists adapt to and even benefit from changing priorities? What risks getting lost when policymakers shift their focus […]

PODCAST: Runninghot conference highlights

Dacia Herbulock posted in on November 5th, 2010.

Emerging researchers gathered in Wellington this week (1 – 3 Nov) forRunningHot! 2010, an event designed to stimulate creativity and provoke debate over the future of science and research in New Zealand. Under the theme “Wonder & Widgets: Realising the value of research for NZ“, the conference aimed to challenge thinking about how research creates […]

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