Tagged: MoRST

Aussie support for GM slips slightly - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Oct 26, 2010

As the latest study on the New Zealand public’s perception of science is released, a similar study across the Tasman focusing more narrowly on biotech has identified some similar trends. The survey of 1000 people from across Australia commissioned by the Australian Government’s Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research shows support for biotechnology techniques like genetic … Read More

What is the (e) in your eResearch? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 16, 2010

By Julian Carver First eMail, then eCommerce, eBusiness & eProcurement, eGovernment, eDating, and now eResearch. Does simply putting an ‘e’ in front of an existing practice make it somehow sexier, and more now? I headed along to the Wellington eResearch Symposium last week to find out. OK, that’s not true. I did go to … Read More

Is a replacement for the dumped R&D tax credits on the cards? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Oct 23, 2009

As Sciblogger Shaun Hendy has pointed out, the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology has issued a feedback document on its priorities for science and technology and called for submissions on how to make the science system deliver more for New Zealand. In the introduction to the paper, Science Minister Wayne Mapp wastes no time in pointing … Read More