csis response to ‘in defence of science’ letter

We, staff in the Centre for Science in Society, resolutely oppose the recent letter by several established professors, which argues against the incorporation of Mātauranga Māori into the NCEA curriculum.   As an interdisciplinary group of scholars whose remit is the relationships between science and society, we note that the letter manages to misrepresent both ‘Western Science’ and Mātauranga Māori. It is worth pointing out that the proposed NCEA […]

Masters scholarship available

We are delighted to announce a call for applications for a new Masters scholarship as part of the Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society’s Force of Nature Centennial History Project (2020). The Force of Nature Masters Scholarship is a one-off, $2000 scholarship to give a graduate student an opportunity to contribute to the centennial history […]