Sir Peter Gluckman: Science reforms a 'missed opportunity'

Sir Peter Gluckman: Science reforms a 'missed opportunity'
Sir Peter Gluckman was addressing the Life Sciences summit in Wellington. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Greg Hurrell
The government’s current overhaul of science is a missed opportunity that has failed to grapple with the core problems of a “grossly over-competitive” system, one of NZ’s leading scientists said today. Peter Gluckman told a Life Sciences summit in Wellington that the Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways white paper had focussed on a plethora of operational issues, rather than looking strategically at the system as a whole.The white paper was released in December after consultation with the science community.Gluckman is t...

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