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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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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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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NZ agricultural science suffers as 83 science roles set to go at AgResearch

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the New Zealand economy will lose out as AgResearch proposes cutting 83 science roles in yet another restructure.

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