Chief Science Advisor - Annual Report
Sir Peter Gluckman’s
annual report outlining the activities of the Office for
2012/13 has just been released.
It is available here on our website.
activities in the following areas:
understanding of and engagement with science
National Science Challenges
• Projects undertaken
by the Office during the year
• Promoting the use
of evidence in policy formation across government ( a major
report will be released next week)
projects undertaken by the Office
• The role of
science in promoting New Zealand’s diplomatic interests
and in particular the Small Advanced Economies project.
indicates particular areas of focus for
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Having spent $510,000 of taxpayer money on her investigation into the extent and source of leaks about the controversial Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade “Change” programme, Paula Rebstock and her team of sleuths might be expected to have come up with concrete findings to justify the expense. No such luck.
This is despite the fact that Rebstock & Co brought to a Sherlockian level of forensic skills to bear on some potentially incriminating staples cited at para 38...
That looks pretty comprehensive – right down to the staples! Until you read further and find that the stewardship of the papers in question was so wide open that literally anyone could have been responsible. More>>