Sir Peter Gluckman

From baby food to global behemoth

The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Sir Peter Gluckman is in London for the 350th anniversary celebrations of the Royal Society of London and this week gave an interesting speech on the history of UK-NZ scientific collaboration. You can read the speech below or download it on the PMCSA website. A few interesting statistics […]


What the media doesn’t want to hear (or print)

Sir Peter Gluckman, the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, made a reasonable impact with his lecture on climate change delivered at Victoria University last week. A few media outlets covered the event running an NZPA article and climate skeptics were furious, urging Prime Minister John Key to “rein in” his science advisor or sack him. […]