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A Role For Science And Scientists In Economic Stimulus

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:29 pm | NZ Association of Scientists

The thoughts of the New Zealand Association of Scientists’ Council are with all affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and measures being taken to control its spread. We extend heartfelt thanks to all those involved in the response, and commend the ... More >>

CRI redundancies tied to changes in government funding

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 10:09 am | NZ Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) is seriously concerned by news of upcoming redundancies at Landcare Research, a Crown Research Institute that specialises in the science of our land, soil, and biodiversity. The news, which broke this Monday ... More >>

Job Cuts At NIWA Lauder: World-Class Science Canned

Friday, 6 July 2012, 9:31 am | NZ Association of Scientists

It has been announced that NIWA plans to cut a number of senior science jobs at its Lauder office in Central Otago. These scientists are involved in making critical measurements of Southern Hemisphere climate and atmospheric ozone and will lose their ... More >>

Scientists critical of venture capital plan

Wednesday, 28 February 2001, 5:21 pm | NZ Association of Scientists

The NZ Association of Scientists is concerned about proposed Government plans to take “special dividends” from CRI "profits" to set up a Venture Capital Fund. It has also been proposed that CRIs could increase their debt by up to 20-30% ... More >>