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Record research investment to benefit New Zealand

Monday, 14 July 2008, 4:05 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

The Foundation for Research, Science and Technology has approved a record $785 million in contracts with more than two dozen research organisations in its main 2008 investment round. More >>

Major investment in research to benefit NZ

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 3:06 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

The Foundation for Research, Science and Technology today announced details of its investment of NZ$628 million in contracts for research that will help New Zealand develop its economy, manage its resources sustainably and respond to climate change. More >>

New NZ-Germany science and technology coordinator

Friday, 1 June 2007, 10:45 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

Helping the blossoming New Zealand-Germany science relationship grow even stronger is the goal of Wellington’s Dr Frank Bruhn, New Zealand’s new science representative in Germany. More >>

The Future of Farming - Beyond the Fields We Know

Tuesday, 7 November 2006, 11:39 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

Imagine a future where farmers survey their properties not so much from the top of a hill as from above a plasma screen, where GPS and other technologies allow cows to be tracked and checked for illness at a touch. More >>

The Future Of Farming Hits The Road

Friday, 27 October 2006, 1:36 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

A high-tech vision of the future of New Zealand agriculture will be launched at the East Foyer of Parliament at 6.10pm on November 7 by Young Farmer of the Year John McCaw. More >>

New Zealand Science Running Hot at Conference

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 1:06 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

Some of the hottest issues in New Zealand science will be under the microscope at the inaugural Running Hot: Science in New Zealand conference in November. Running Hot will focus on the future of New Zealand science, and is a chance to get to grips ... More >>

R&D alive and well in New Zealand

Thursday, 29 June 2006, 5:08 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

A new publication tracking research and development in New Zealand over the decade 1994 to 2004 highlights the way R&D in New Zealand has been growing. More >>

R&D alive and well in New Zealand

Thursday, 29 June 2006, 5:01 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

A new publication tracking research and development in New Zealand over the decade 1994 to 2004 highlights the way R&D in New Zealand has been growing. The publication Research and Development: A Decade in Review, has just been published by ... More >>

New Zealand And France Sign Agreement

Tuesday, 22 November 2005, 5:36 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

New Zealand And France Sign Agreement Supporting Science And Technology Collaboration More >>

New website offers guide to biotech regulations

Friday, 18 November 2005, 12:00 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

The Ministry of Research, Science and Technology (MoRST) has launched a new resource for researchers working in biotechnology – a guide to the regulations governing this important area of science. More >>

Advance Network Board Appointed

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 5:31 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

The Board of the company that will run New Zealand’s new high-speed Advanced Network for the research and tertiary education sector has held its first meeting in Wellington. More >>

Information outlaws under attack

Monday, 23 May 2005, 12:30 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

Information outlaws and criminals attempting to cash in on the surge in Internet trading are about to have their work made a whole lot harder by an Auckland company which is developing technology to thwart illegal activity. More >>

Prestigious Science Funding Body

Thursday, 12 May 2005, 4:23 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

Four new members have been appointed to the Marsden Fund Council – the body that advises on, and makes decisions about, how the Government’s investment in cutting-edge science under the Marsden Fund should be used. More >>

The use of the Advanced Network

Wednesday, 11 May 2005, 4:42 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

The Ministry of Research Science and Technology (MoRST) has contracted the Next Generation Internet Society New Zealand (NGI-NZ) to help ensure New Zealand researchers will be well-informed and ready to use the Advanced Network high-speed, broadband network ... More >>

Healthy Growth In R&D Spend Led By Private Sector

Thursday, 5 May 2005, 9:58 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

The 2004 survey of research and development (R&D) activity in New Zealand shows healthy growth in R&D, totalling $1.601 billion in the survey period. More >>

Research Fellowship Unlocks Climate Change Secrets

Thursday, 23 December 2004, 11:49 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

Senior scientists at Waikato University, who are trying to understand past changes to New Zealand's climate, are to collaborate with a world-leading German researcher who has been awarded a Julius von Haast Fellowship from the Ministry of Research, ... More >>

Evacuation Sensible and Necessary

Thursday, 18 March 2004, 12:16 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

An evacuation sparked by a bomb scare at the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology this morning was “sensible, necessary and appropriate”, according to the Ministry’s chief executive Dr Helen Anderson. More >>

NZ flies Science and Technology flag in Europe

Wednesday, 3 March 2004, 10:49 am | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

New Zealand science, research and technology links with the European Community will be enhanced by the arrival of a dedicated Science and Technology Counsellor in Brussels next month. More >>

Fellowship to strengthen Germany science links

Tuesday, 24 February 2004, 4:55 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

A new research fellowship announced by Ministry of Research, Science and Technology Chief Executive Dr Helen Anderson, will strengthen New Zealand's already significant science relationship with Germany. More >>

New Zealand scientists in firing line

Thursday, 4 December 2003, 1:45 pm | Ministry of Research Science and Technology

Kiwi scientists have a great chance to have their work bombarded with protons, and to participate in world-class particle physics research, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research) ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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