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Inaugural CRI science awards

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on November 10th, 2017.

Science New Zealand, the body that represents the country’s seven Crown Research Institutes (CRIs), hosted its inaugural national awards at Parliament last night. It’s been a week of celebration for the research institutes, which have been celebrating 25 years since the inception of the CRIs. Its conference on Thursday included addresses by new Minister for […]

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The positive wisdom of Winston

Peter Griffin posted in on July 4th, 2008.

Originally published in The New Zealand Herald on July 1 The reaction to the apparent suggestion from Lord Robert Winston that New Zealand should dump agriculture and embrace biotechnology was illuminating. Both the reporting and the responses fell into the dichotomy of either sheep or science, as if agriculture is solely dependent upon Kiwi ingenuity […]

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