Science & Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced 2 pilot initiatives last Thursday to lift New Zealanders’ engagement with science & technology.
The Unlocking Curious Minds Fund offers $1 million in contestable funding to support projects that find new ways to engage young people in particular with science & technology.
The second pilot is a participatory science platform to create research partnerships between communities & scientists.
Mr Joyce said: “Both initiatives are projects identified in the blueprint for the Science in Society project, A Nation of Curious Minds.”
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Attribution: Ministerial release.