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Budget puts RS&T excellence at heart of New Zealand’s future

Friday, 16 May 2014, 11:44 am | Science New Zealand

Anthony Scott, chief executive of Science New Zealand, commented on the 2014 Budget: “Today’s Budget strengthens areas critical to a productive, competitive economy. It builds on New Zealand’s advantages of our people, our environment and our knowledge. More >>

Recognising the national challenges in developing science

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 4:24 pm | Science New Zealand

Ministers Joyce and Parata today announced the Science and Society Project . Its objective is to increase science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills of young people for the 21st century, and to improve science literacy across the ... More >>

Callaghan Innovation strengthens national innovation system

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 3:30 pm | Science New Zealand

Commenting on today’s release of the Callaghan Innovation Statement of Intent, the chief executive of Science New Zealand, Anthony Scott, said: “Callaghan Innovation will add considerable value to the national innovation system through this highly ... More >>

Science New Zealand supports national GMO regulation

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 10:28 am | Science New Zealand

The Government proposes to amend the Resource Management Act (RMA) to confirm that it is central government that has responsibility to control genetically modified organisms (GMO) trials and releases. Science New Zealand chief executive Anthony ... More >>

Budget enables RS&T to boost productivity for New Zealand

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 4:58 pm | Science New Zealand

“Today’s Budget shows that the central government is also committed to significantly increasing the ability of RS&T to boost the nation’s productivity and ability to meet the big challenges of our society. More >>

National Science Challenges important for NZ prosperity

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 2:21 pm | Science New Zealand

“The National Science Challenges announced today are important in two aspects – they will each contribute hugely to New Zealand’s social, environmental and economic prosperity; and overall, they will inspire a generation of young people to see the ... More >>

Science Hub Will Boost New Zealand Innovation and Produc

Monday, 29 April 2013, 3:31 pm | Science New Zealand

Anthony Scott, chief executive of Science New Zealand, says that today’s announcement of a world class agricultural research and education Hub to be developed at Lincoln, near Christchurch, is highly significant in the drive to enhance New Zealand’s ... More >>

Science New Zealand welcomes launch of Callaghan Innovation

Friday, 1 February 2013, 8:58 am | Science New Zealand

Dr Tom Richardson, chairman of Science New Zealand and CEO of AgResearch welcomed today’s launch of the advanced technology institute, Callaghan Innovation. More >>

Science New Zealand on Advanced Technologies Institute

Friday, 13 July 2012, 1:29 pm | Science New Zealand

Science New Zealand comments on establishment of an Advanced Technologies Institute Anthony Scott, chief executive of Science New Zealand, says that the Government has set a portfolio of roles for the Advanced Technologies Institute within an overarching ... More >>

Science now seen as vital to growing our national wealth

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 3:51 pm | Science New Zealand

“Practical steps that will help this country dramatically improve its national wealth.” That is the response from the Science New Zealand chief executive Anthony Scott to the 2012 Budget. More >>

Sir Paul Callaghan: a great New Zealander

Saturday, 24 March 2012, 3:02 pm | Science New Zealand

Science New Zealand chairman, and CEO of AgResearch, Dr Tom Richardson on the loss of Sir Paul Callaghan: More >>

New Ministry puts science and innovation at heart of future

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 4:18 pm | Science New Zealand

New Zealand has been built on the back of great science and science-based innovation. For the first time, science and innovation is at the heart of a major government department that links business, innovation and employment, with the objective of ... More >>

Science NZ welcomes Sir David Skegg as RSNZ President

Monday, 12 March 2012, 5:35 pm | Science New Zealand

Science New Zealand warmly welcomes the election of Professor Sir David Skegg as President of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He succeeds Dr Garth Carnaby from 1 July 2012. More >>

Science New Zealand Chairman elected

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 2:34 pm | Science New Zealand

Science New Zealand has elected Dr Tom Richardson, Chief Executive of AgResearch, as Chairman for the next two years. He succeeds John Morgan, CEO of NIWA, who becomes deputy chairman. Peter Landon-Lane, CEO of Plant & Food Research becomes deputy ... More >>

Government Budget Shows Faith in New-Look CRIs

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 5:53 pm | Science New Zealand

“The Government is showing its faith in the new-look Crown Research Institutes by providing, for the first time, a guaranteed sum for each CRI. Collectively the 8 CRIs will get $215 million (excluding GST) as ‘Core Funding’." More >>

Science & Innovation essential partners says Science NZ

Wednesday, 2 February 2011, 12:23 pm | Science New Zealand

The chairman of Science New Zealand, John Morgan, said today’s launch of the Ministry of Science & Innovation puts new energy and determination into the most critical partnership for New Zealand’s future. Mr Morgan said: “Science and innovation ... More >>

CRIs core purpose: to benefit New Zealand

Tuesday, 16 November 2010, 3:30 pm | Science New Zealand

The Hon Dr Wayne Mapp, Minister of Research Science and Technology, today released the Statements of Core Purpose for each of the 8 Crown Research Institutes. More >>

Science New Zealand congratulates inaugural CEO

Tuesday, 12 October 2010, 4:30 pm | Science New Zealand

Science New Zealand congratulates Murray Bain on his appointment as the inaugural Chief Executive of the Ministry of Science & Innovation (MSI). MSI amalgamates the current Ministry and the Foundation of Research, Science & Technology (MoRST and ... More >>

Knowledge breeds prosperity

Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 4:08 pm | Science New Zealand

“Today’s announcements by Prime Minister John Key have three vital elements which will re-shape our society and economy,” says Science New Zealand chief executive Anthony Scott. More >>

Taskforce findings will let CRIs crack on with job

Tuesday, 30 March 2010, 9:23 am | Science New Zealand

“This will enable CRIs to crack on with the job of doing great science and delivering economic and other benefits to New Zealand,” says the chairman of Science New Zealand, John Morgan. More >>

 

 

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