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National science conference to consider emerging scientists

Peter Griffin posted in on April 11th, 2012.

Uncertainty in the science sector and a lack of opportunities for “emerging scientists” are  hurting some young researchers, says a science leader. Continual reforms of  governance of  state science companies and their funding,  changes to science-related government agencies and “the apparent lack of strategic vision from government for the role that science can play in […]

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 […]

Newsletter digest: GST and healthy food, climate scientists cleared and science paraphrased

Peter Griffin posted in on July 9th, 2010.

SMC Briefing: GST and healthy food The price of fruit and veggies was in the media spotlight this week on the back of a Green Party survey that suggests produce prices are being marked up several hundred percent by the country’s supermarkets. Researchers have been studying the best ways of tackling obesity and weight-related health […]

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