The future of New Zealand science investment

The Government’s draft National Statement of Science Investment lays out the plan for science funding for the next decade and with submissions open on the plan until August, 22nd, the SMC in conjunction with the Science Communicator’s Association held a panel discussion to tease out some of the big issues concerning the direction of science investment.

Screen Shot 2014-07-24 at 9.48.43 amThe panel featured:

Dr Adam Jaffe, Director, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

Wendy McGuinness, founder and chief executive of the McGuinness Institute

Dr Ian Fergusson, departmental science advisor, Ministry for Primary Industries, Plant & Food senior scientist

Click below to listen back to the speakers’ presentations and accompanying Q&A session.