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Science needs funding certainty to excel

Peter Griffin posted in on October 5th, 2015.

The Press science reporter Dr Sarah-Jane O’Connor looks at the state of science funding in New Zealand and whether it is serving the needs of the country. An excerpt: read in full here. “At the end of the year, Palmerston North’s Centre of Research Excellence the Allan Wilson Centre will close, after missing out on […]

What can NZ learn from Japanese earthquakes? – The Press

Laura Goodall posted in on February 27th, 2015.

Paul Gorman, science editor at The Press, visited Japan on an Asia New Zealand Foundation and Foreign Press Center of Japan fellowship. In his follow-up opinion article, he compares earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand and looks at how the Japanese use science to minimise their impact. An excerpt (read in full here): The repeating two- notes up, one-note […]

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