Do emerging researchers have a future in NZ?

There’s a lot of angst in the scientific community about the apparent whittling away of opportunities for emerging scientists in New Zealand as a result of the dismantling of the FRST postdoctoral fellowship scheme. This manifested itself late last year in a letter being circulated that was signed by 560 scientists which complained that the […]


How to avoid a disappointing marriage

Wellington is abuzz with news of the super ministry, which was unveiled yesterday and will have major implications for a large number of public servants. Some leaders in the science system have commented about the implications of the Ministry of Science and Innovation being bundled into the new Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Fellow […]