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Maori Research Development: a National Challenge

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) is seriously concerned by comments made by Dr Leonie Pihama on the exclusion of Māori voices from science funding processes in New Zealand. More >>

NZAS awards celebrate fundamental science

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 11:41 am | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) is pleased to announce its annual medals to New Zealand scientists for 2013. More >>

New initiatives in science teaching a welcome step

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 3:43 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The Government has just announced two initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) teaching in NZ schools. More >>

Kiwistar abandoned - for what?

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists is disappointed that Callaghan Innovation has pulled the plug on a promising high value manufacturing venture, Kiwistar Optics. More >>

Science Is What Keeps the Whole Economy In the Black

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 10:23 am | New Zealand Association of Scientists

Science Is What Keeps the Whole Economy In the Black and Is Not a Black Hole More >>

National Science Challenges Must Break New Ground

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

“The profile of science in New Zealand has been raised by the announcement of 10 National Science Challenges by Minister of Science and Innovation, Steven Joyce, and the commitment to invest $133.5m of new money in these challenges over the next ... More >>

What is the value of science in New Zealand?

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 10:11 am | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) will be hosting a one-day conference on Wednesday 3 April to address the question “What is the value of science in New Zealand?”. More details are at http://www.scientists.org.nz/2013-conference. More >>

NZAS celebrates NZ scientific achievements

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 9:32 am | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) has awarded its annual medals to New Zealand scientists for 2012, at a function held in Wellington Tuesday night. More >>

Association of Scientists stands behind Dr Mike Joy

Monday, 26 November 2012, 5:15 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) is saddened by some of the recent media commentary on the actions of Dr Mike Joy, Massey University, in commenting in overseas media on the truth of the 100% Pure New Zealand brand. More >>

Budget 2012: Young Scientists Will Be Booking Their Tickets

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 4:39 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The NZAS welcomes funding for the Advanced Technology Institute, which will help build closer links between science and industry, and the new National Science Challenges. “The contestable funding system had largely eliminated the type of research and ... More >>

Do Emerging Scientists Have a Future in New Zealand?

Monday, 16 April 2012, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (Inc.) P.O. Box 1874 Wellington 6140 New Zealand More >>

Super-Ministry Not Good For Health Or The Environment

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The Government’s plans to merge the Ministries of economic development (MED) and Science and Innovation (MSI), the Department of Labour (DOL), and the Department of Building and Housing (DBH), demonstrate a lack of vision around environmental ... More >>

The 2010 Budget and CRI Culture

Monday, 24 May 2010, 12:43 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

Government is engaged in the biggest shake-up of science funding and science management the country has seen for over 20 years. It's clear that the 2010 Budget will be a key component of setting the scene for the coming few years. More >>

Merger of MoRST and FRST

Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 9:55 am | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The most significant changes in the New Zealand science system for 20 years are now under way. There will be major changes in the ways Crown Research Institutes are funded and managed and the Government is merging the Ministry and the Foundation ... More >>

Positive changes to CRIs and infrastructure

Tuesday, 30 March 2010, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists endorses changes announced by the Minister for Research Science and Technology to the way CRIs will operate. Dr James Renwick, President of NZAS, said “improving the sense of purpose of each CRI, and putting ... More >>

Scientists Support CRI Taskforce Findings

Friday, 5 March 2010, 9:32 am | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (Inc.) P.O. Box 1874 Wellington 6140 New Zealand 4 March 2010 More >>

Survey of NZ Scientists and Technologists Released

Tuesday, 9 February 2010, 3:18 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists’ (NZAS) just-released Survey of New Zealand Scientists and Technologists provides a detailed recent snapshot of working scientists in New Zealand, and builds on earlier surveys spanning the past 16 years to provide ... More >>

Submission to Crown Research Institute Taskforce

Friday, 4 December 2009, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists is pleased that a review of Crown-owned Research Institutes (CRIs) is being undertaken but has strong reservations about its scope and time frame. More >>

New Zealand Association of Scientists 2009 Awards

Monday, 16 November 2009, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists Awards for 2009 were presented by the Minister for Research, Science and Technology, the Hon. Dr Wayne Mapp, on Thursday, November 12, at a ceremony at Turnbull House, Wellington. Minister Mapp addressed the audience ... More >>

Science for New Zealand – let’s get science moving

Wednesday, 22 July 2009, 4:09 pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

Science should be a great career choice and scientists have much to contribute to New Zealand’s future prosperity – pity about the low morale, resulting from past promotion of aggressive competition between research providers, and the instability ... More >>

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