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The image show the University of Auckland's iconic Clock Tower: NZ has worked hard in recent years to sustain a world class research environment against a backdrop of a globally low investment in R&D.

5 August 2020

Opinion: The Government cannot address alone issues of the magnitude of Covid-19. Dawn Freshwater looks at where universities fit into our country's recovery.

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  • The image show the University of Auckland's iconic Clock Tower: NZ has worked hard in recent years to sustain a world class research environment against a backdrop of a globally low investment in R&D.

    5 August 2020

    Opinion: The Government cannot address alone issues of the magnitude of Covid-19. Dawn Freshwater looks at where universities fit into our country's recovery.

  • 23 July 2020

    Opinion: Want to improve your company's corporate social responsibility? Charl de Villiers shares ways to shape boards to improve social and environmental outcomes.

  • 16 July 2020

    Opinion: Australia should be careful to avoid the negative consequences of subsidising its space sector as it channels millions of dollars to spur development in space-related industries, writes Nicholas Borroz.

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  • AR/VR and related technologies makes possible a new type of tourism which will not only be safer, but a more sustainable way of travelling and better for the planet."

    23 July 2020

    Professor Mark Billinghurst is one of a panel of four experts talking about Tourism without Travel at TechWeek, on how Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality can be used to create a new type of tourism, which be safer, cheaper and better for the planet.

  • 22 July 2020

    It’s widely thought that as sea levels rise due to climate change, coastal erosion will get worse but new research shows it’s not just wave height we need to be thinking about.

  • 22 July 2020

    Making plastic recycling easier and cheaper is key to creating a circular economy of high valued recycled materials and reduced landfill, explains Johan Verbeek.

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