The fight for the mighty research dollar is creating some significant barriers to scientists commenting on controversial issues. ELIZABETH McLEOD discovers why some of our leading minds are calling for a Commission for Science.
Jamie Beaton, founder of Crimson Consulting, talks to JUDE BARBACK about removing the roadblocks between New Zealand and the world’s top universities.
The positioning of New Zealand universities in the 2014/2015 QS World University Rankings, released today, remains stable; however, an overall lack of improvement suggests more investment is needed for universities to be globally competitive.
JUDE BARBACK considers the findings of a recent survey that reveal high costs, lack of support and lack of interest as deterrents to pursuing tertiary education in New Zealand.
Australia is about to start charging postgraduate researchers fees. Does the change signal an end to the Kiwi PhD brain drain? JUDE BARBACKS reports.
PETER COOLBEAR, director of Ako Aotearoa, discusses incentivising established good tertiary teaching practice to help meet government targets for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
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