Marsden Fund comes under the microscope - Media Coverage

Oct 2, 2015

NZ Herald's Jamie Morton reports on our research - "Our biggest fund for blue sky research is boosting scientific output in New Zealand, but there's plenty of room to improve the Marsden Fund."

Adam Jaffe, Juliet Gerard and Nicola Gaston on Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan.

Te Punaha Matatini’s blog by Shaun Hendy - "...I think this is a watershed study. It is the first rigorous evaluation of a New Zealand research funding process ever undertaken and it has thrown up some fascinating insights. It also demonstrates the benefits of the sustained collection and retention of science and innovation data..."

Science Media Centre's coverage, including quotes from interested parties and their SciBlog.

Pattrick Smellie in the NBR "Government spending on 'blue skies' research could be increased without lessening the value of the increased output, but current funding selection processes are almost certainly adding cost for no good outcome..."

Eric Crampton’s Offsetting Behaviour blog.

WhaleOil weighs in.

Adam Jaffe on Radio NZ's Our Changing World "How best to invest in science".