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Government injects $7m into hazards research

Peter Griffin posted in on April 13th, 2012.

Nearly 20 research projects will split $7 million of taxpayer funding over the next three years as scientists take on board lessons of the Christchurch earthquakes and move to mitigate other natural hazards, such as tsunami on the East Coast, a big quake hitting the capital, and volcanic eruptions in Taranaki. In one project, engineers […]

Earthquake commission hears from scientists

John Kerr posted in on October 19th, 2011.

Scientists spoke this week at the first of many hearings held by the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Canterbury Earthquakes. The Science Media Centre has drawn together the some of the media coverage so far. The commission’s inquiry will report on the causes of building failure as a result of the quakes and the […]

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