Science and the Development of NZ Standards

Following joint work between the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) on the science-focussed elements of future standards development, Standards New Zealand will now seek the involvement of the MBIE Chief Science Advisor when developing new standards or revising existing standards which include new or unsettled science.

#rethinkplastic resources

Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand: Resources Below are some resources for the #rethinkplastic project.  You can download a device friendly PDF of this page: Rethinking Plastics Resources.pdf   Circular Economy International The Ellen MacArthur...

Ministry of Health Advertises for new Chief Science Advisor

The Ministry of Health has just advertised for a Chief Science Advisor. The Ministry have outlined the position’s purpose as working to “…ensure robust and credible science is at the core of decisions within the Ministry.”  They are also looking to improve connections...

Juliet on RNZ’s Karen Hay and Friends.

Juliet was featured on the Radio New Zealand show “Karen Hay and Friends” which featured some of Juliet’s music choices, with some discussion of her role and ongoing projects. You can listen to the interview below or on the Radio New Zealand website....

NZ scientists’ 2018 revelations

Juliet was one of a number of scientists asked by The Spinoff about their “revelations” for 2018. For Juliet the highlight was her trip to Antarctica to see the science and the scientists.  Other scientists included Richard Easther, Shaun Hendy, Mike Joy,...