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Science community bands together to assist CRI

Science community bands together to assist CRI

The Vice-President of the Association of Crown Research Institutes, Mr Bryce Heard (chief executive of Forest Research) said today:"The science community across the nation, and in many parts of th... More...

FRST comments on plane crash

The Chairman of the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, Neil Richardson has paid tribute to the staff from the Crop and Food Research Institute who were killed in Friday night's plane cra... More...

Crop & Food statement on staff tragedy

Crop & Food Research chief executive, Paul Tocker, said the crown research institute is deeply shocked after the loss of seven colleagues, and with two others injured, in an aircraft crash yesterday.... More...

A Tragic Loss

Acting Minister of Research, Science and Technology Michael Cullen said today that the deaths of seven senior managers of the Crop and Food Research Institute was a huge loss not just to the families . More...

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