Tagged: rowarth

Scientists & Engineers on Company Boards - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Aug 11, 2013

As Fonterra continues to deal with the fall out from the botulinum contamination scare, it has been suggested that New Zealand companies such as Fonterra might benefit from having scientists or engineers on their Boards of Directors. In an interview on The Nation this weekend Professor Jacqueline Rowarth, Professor of Agribusiness at the University of Waikato, spoke about Fonterra’s … Read More

Arts & Science in Schools – Is the Balance Wrong? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Sep 24, 2012

This morning on Breakfast TV, Rawdon Christie spoke with Professor Jacqueline Rowarth about the small number of studies pursuing science careers in New Zealand compared to the arts. She makes some interesting points about why the sciences might appear less attractive to students, discusses some of the consequences for New Zealand, and suggests some possible solutions, including the introduction of science scholarships. Read More