An Innovation Strategy for New Zealand

Last month I was at a reunion symposium for the Gait group at the Laboratory for Molecular Biology in Cambridge. I was working there in the late 1980’s when automated chemical synthesis of DNA had just been pretty much sorted and we were getting to grips with solid phase synthesis of RNA (a much more…
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Like Ballet, it’s all a matter of balance and confidence

In a recent Guardian there is a nearly two page spread on Ethan Steifel, the new director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet , coming to live in Wellington. It caught my attention because I was surprised to see such a considerable investment of space by an international paper on this one time ‘tame colonial…
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Only in Wellington

After a couple of emails and a phone call we met in a bar in Miramar and he outlined the plot to me. I liked it but I thought that some of the science references needed work. The next thing you know my photo from the MoRST website is on the website for the film the…
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