Stand Together for Science

Good evidence is important for good decision making. On Saturday April 22nd people around New Zealand will be joining the March for Science. This is a chance to stand together for scientific integrity and show solidarity with others around the world on this important issue.

17492413 10158478630230261 5482050285432228605 o1Here in New Zealand it will the first of many Marches across the world on what is known as World day. Come along and show your support for free, frank and fearless advice to decision makers that support this.

There will be marches in

Auckland- 1:30pm till 4pm QEII Square near the water front march to the Rotunda

Palmerston North- 11am till 12am Te Awe Quadrant (Plaza side)

Wellington- 11:30am Starting in Civic Square marching to Te Papa

Christchurch- 10am Starting at Canterbury Museum marching to Catherdral Square

Dunedin- 11am till 2 pm Rally at Otago Museum Reserve

You'll find more information on the NZ March for Science website and can rsvp to your local event on their facebook page.

At the Wellington March PSA national secretary Glenn Barclay will speak at the Wellington march and will be calling on CRI, other state sector and local government employers of scientists to commit to honouring the principle of scientific integrity. 

The PSA is strongly supporting NZAS's organisation of the marches and we do hope that you can participate.  If you'd like to march under a PSA "banner" then please contact your local PSA organiser who can help you with materials. If you are in Wellington then feel free to pop in on Friday 21st April between 8:30 and 4:30 were we will be holding a placard making workshop.

Come along on Saturday 22 and be part of something bigger than all of us!