Sir Peter Gluckman: NZ science in a policy void

Sir Peter Gluckman: NZ science in a policy void
Sir Peter Gluckman says that during the pandemic the voices of a narrow group of experts predominated. (Image: NZME/Brett Phibbs)
Greg Hurrell
New Zealand's science system suffers from a policy void at a time of unprecedented national and global challenges, one of the country's most prominent scientists said on Wednesday. Sir Peter Gluckman is the president of the Paris-based International Science Council. He previously served as NZ's first chief science advisor to the prime minister.Gluckman was addressing the annual meeting of the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) in Wellington.In a wide-ranging speech, he touched on lessons from the pandemic, the drift towa...

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