Science Committee

The PSA supports a commitment to a greater investment in research and development and the vision of a ‘knowledge economy’. The national science committee meets regularly to discuss issues surrounding science, research and innovation.


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Don’t slam public servants, Mr Brownlee – fund them

Scientists who work for the government must be allowed to voice their concerns without public vilification by government ministers, the PSA says.

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News from the PSA. 2016 PSA annual and financial report
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2016 PSA annual and financial report

Congress 2016 approved our annual and financial report, detailing both our activity over the previous 12 months, and our financial position.

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MPI job cuts will impact biosecurity, food safety and fisheries

Proposed job cuts at the Ministry for Primary Industries will decimate its compliance staff – and result in unacceptable risk to our most important export sectors, the Public Service Association says.

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News from the PSA. More than 50 years in the PSA
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More than 50 years in the PSA

Scientist Clive Stirling says it’s mind-boggling to have reached 50 years at his job, and with the PSA.

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Not in narrow seas

A blinkered vision for science – and constant restructuring – threaten one of our most important sectors.

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AgResearch final decision confirms job cuts, science to suffer

The Public Service Association (PSA) says AgResearch has failed their workforce and the New Zealand science community with their final decision to cut nearly 80 jobs.

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