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Discover science

There cannot be a scientifically engaged public without a publicly engaged science sector. We recognise the important role that the science sector plays in ensuring the public relevance of research, whether through saleable, new knowledge, innovations or policy-relevant results.

Publicly funded science organisations and scientists have a social responsibility to share some level of knowledge where it’s applicable.  As New Zealanders, we look to science for useful new technologies and evidence-based guidance on the most pressing issues facing our society today. 

Initiatives aimed at contributing to a more scientifically engaged public include: