Text says 'Haere mai, welcome' above a purple landscape of mountains and dark tree silhouettes reflected in Lake Matheson, New Zealand

Tēnā koutou katoa, nau mai, haere mai ki tēnei whārangi ipurangi. He wāhi tēnei hei whakamōhio atu ki a koutou mō ētahi o ngā kaupapa o te ao, he wāhi anō hoki e taea ai e mātau te torotoro atu ki ā koutou. Nā reira, nau mai haramai.

 

Welcome to the website of the Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Kaitohutohu Mātanga Pūtaiao Matua ki te Pirimia.

Join us to celebrate science in Aotearoa New Zealand and stay up to date with our work.

We welcome your ideas about how science can make a difference to Aotearoa New Zealand.

Updates from the Office

Mahi Tahi 6

Our last annual report, Mahi Tahi 6, is now available. We reflect on our last year, and the ponder the difference we have made over the last six years. Download Mahi Tahi 6 here You can read Juliet's foreword below: Tēnā koutou katoa, ngā mihi o te wā ki a tātou....

AI in healthcare workshop and symposium

Last month, our office, with support from the Ministry of Health organised a one-day workshop and a symposium about the use of AI in our healthcare system.Chief Science Advisor for the Ministry of Health, Professor Ian Town, recently hosted two events to socialise the...

COVID-19 as a case study in our polluted information landscape

Juliet joined Professor Julia M Wright to discuss the information landscape in Aotearoa during COVID-19.  She reflected on the role of science communication during different phases of the pandemic, and how tools discussed in a recent report from the OPMCSA, He Uru...

In the media

What does a Chief Science Advisor do?

Simon Kingham, Former Chief Science Advisor | Ministry of Transport - Te...

Tom Wilson on disaster risk management

Tom Wilson, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Chief Science Advisor,...

AI in Healthcare report in the media

The 2023 report, Capturing the benefits of AI in healthcare for Aotearoa New...