Government as the funder of science and employer of scientists

  • 5 Sep 2023
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • VUW Pipitea (near Parliament)

In the lead-up to the election, the New Zealand Association of Scientists and the Public Service Association  are once again collaborating to bring you a political discussion on Government as the funder of science and employer of scientists

We've invited a panel of science spokespeople from the major New Zealand political parties to join us for this pre-election discussion.

When: Noon until 1 pm, Tuesday 5th September 2023

Where: GBLT1 Government Buildings Victoria University of Wellington

Registration for in-person is now available here (limited seating - SEATS STILL AVAILABLE).

Register now for access to the online stream from the event 

This event will be similar to our 2020 Panel (video available) which moved online due to Covid-19 Alert levels.

We've confirmed the Labour Party's Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall, the current Minister of Research, Science and Innovation. She also represented Labour in 2020 (clips below).

Dr Frances Hughes will represent National in unavailable.

We've confirmed Teanau Tuiono from the Green Party.

Taylor Arneil from NZ First...

And Dr Ben Wylie-Van Eerd will return representing The Opportunities Party again. Here he was in 2020 (video).

 Wy wlie-Van EerdWylie-Van Eerd 

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