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Election 08: How were the science and tech issues treated?

Peter Griffin posted in on November 7th, 2008.

Well it’s all over bar the voting in what has already been a momentous week.The election campaign has been interesting for its preoccupation (finally) with weighty economic issues. But how did the science and technology – which underpin the knowledge economy we are supposed to be fostering, get treated in the election coverage? Well, the […]

10 science questions for Helen Clark

Peter Griffin posted in on October 28th, 2008.

1. Education: New Zealand is struggling to produce enough science and technology graduates to meet the demand for a skilled workforce. What will you do to improve the attractiveness of science and technology among young students in the education sector? Having enthusiastic teachers and schools is the key to getting kids interested in science and […]

PODCAST: Clark and Rudd on climate change and carbon trading

Peter Griffin posted in on August 19th, 2008.

A discussion between the prime ministers moderated by business commentator Rod Oram. [audio:] Media coverage of the discussion: Sydney Morning Herald: Rudd urges US action on climate change Radio New Zealand: Rudd pushes trans-Tasman climate change approach New Zealand Herald: Urgent call for Rudd and Clarke on climate change action The Australian: Carbon trading NZ […]

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