NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #4

NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #4

By Catherine Webb and Nicola Gujer A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, we started deconstructing the National Statement of Science Investment and considering the claims it makes. Our first blog post ended with an unanswered question – is the proportion of a...
NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #2

NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #2

By Catherine Webb and Nicola Gujer In this blog series we pull apart the National Statement of Science Investment and scrutinise its use of data.  In case you missed it, in our last post we checked out the graph on page 19, and what it says about New Zealand’s...
NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #1

NSSI (Not Such a Silly Idea… but do it properly) #1

By Catherine Webb and Nicola Gujer In October, the MBIE published an interesting document: the National Statement of Science Investment 2015-2025. It is intended to assess New Zealand’s strengths and weaknesses in research and development, and inform science funding...