Dr Thomas Buckley, Landcare Research, honoured for outstanding fundamental or applied research for a scientist under age 40.
Ten top New Zealand scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand at the annual general meeting of the Society’s Academy. They include Dr Philip Boyd, NIWA/University of Otago – internationally recognised for his work in the field of oceanography and the productivity of the global ocean.
Science New Zealand chairman, John Morgan,
Prime Minister John Key visited Plant & Food Research’s Auckland headquarters on 23rd October to learn about the Institute’s contribution to New Zealand’s economic growth.
Plant and Food Research standardises on SAP for its ICT services
AgResearch is seeking increased revenues offshore
The Council of the Royal Society of New Zealand has presented Dr Allen Heath of AgResearch with a certificate marking his election as a Companion for dedication to communicating science over many decades.
John Morgan, NIWA CEO, is elected to a 2-year term. Tom Richardson, Scion CEO, deputy.
His friends have taken to calling him "Lord of the Ring" after NIWA ecologist Aleki Taumoepeau plucked his wedding ring from the bottom of Wellington Harbour 16 months after he lost it.