University of Otago, Wellington, Dean’s Open Lecture Series 2012

Professor Sir Peter Gluckman KNZM FMedSci FRSNZ FRS Chief Science Advisor Office of the Prime Minister’s Science and Advisory Committee Setting Priorities for Science Tuesday 28 August 12.30pm-1.30pm Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre | Level D University of Otago, Wellington 23A Mein Street | Newtown Wellington To register email:
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Where will all the Smart Ideas go?

The Ministry for Science and Innovation (MSI) released all the documentation for the 2012 Science Investment round in December. Well, the final Guidelines will be out in mid-February and there will be workshops then too but there is plenty to be getting on with. I’ve been working with various groups getting proposals underway so I’m…
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Who will benefit from New Zealand’s investment in pip fruit research now?

There are interesting implications of the potential takeover of Turners and Growers by the Munich based BayWa Aktiengesellschaft for New Zealand horticultural research investment. Implications for research in general and for the Crown Research Institute Plant and Food in particular. Interestingly (on a personal basis), I can’t tell from Plant and Food’s Statement of Corporate…
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