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.


News from the PSA. Minister announces new science policy at PSA Panel
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Minister announces new science policy at PSA Panel

Minister for Science and Innovation, Hon Paul Goldsmith, announced a $21 million funding boost for New Zealand science researchers at the PSA’s science forum this week.

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News from the PSA. Stand Together for Science
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Stand Together for Science

PSA members around the country joined the thousands of New Zealanders at the Global March for Science on Earth Day, April 22.

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News from the PSA. Stand Together for Science
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Stand Together for Science

Good evidence is important for good decision making.

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Media Releases

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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Media Releases

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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