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New Funding Supports Critical Science Research For New Zealand

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 2:04 pm | Science New Zealand

The Government’s announcement of additional funding of more than $200 million for the seven Crown Research Institutes reinforces the view that science and innovation is critical to New Zealand’s recovery and rebuilding. John Morgan, the NIWA CEO ... More >>

Research Science & Innovation Strategy paper welcomed

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 3:02 pm | Science New Zealand

Science New Zealand chief executive Anthony Scott says: Science New Zealand, the association of Crown Research Institutes, welcomes the release of the Government’s consultation paper on a New Zealand Research, Science & Innovation Strategy. ... More >>

Greater science investment to grow NZ wealth and wellbeing

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:35 pm | Science New Zealand

Anthony Scott, chief executive of Science New Zealand, the peak body for the Crown Research Institutes (CRIs), says the investment in science research announced today will help protect the environment, grow New Zealand’s national and regional prosperity, ... More >>

Outstanding science recognised at inaugural awards

Monday, 13 November 2017, 9:58 am | Science New Zealand

A woman dedicated to rebuilding fish stocks, the man at the forefront of earthquake monitoring system GeoNet, and a team dedicated to helping Pacific nations better prepare for climate change, are amongst 14 individuals and 7 teams honoured for their ... More >>

25 years of science working for New Zealand

Monday, 3 July 2017, 3:47 pm | Science New Zealand

Twenty-five years ago – on 1 July 1992 – the Government re-shaped the nation’s science research organisations into ten Crown Research Institutes. More >>

Greater science investment to protect and grow New Zealand

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:01 pm | Science New Zealand

Greater science investment to protect and grow New Zealand wealth and wellbeing Anthony Scott, chief executive of Science New Zealand, the peak body for the Crown Research Institutes, says today’s Budget is an investment in science research which will ... More >>

Most significant Budget for S&I in many years

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:35 pm | Science New Zealand

Dr Warren Parker, chair of Science New Zealand and CEO of Scion, says today’s budget announcements are the most significant for many years in two ways: More >>

Science New Zealand on Budget 2015

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:18 pm | Science New Zealand

“Today’s Budget strengthens areas critical to a productive, competitive economy: capability development in science and engineering, and supporting science and innovation investment into areas that will make a difference for New Zealand. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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