Post by Kiwi Frontline on Dec 7, 2017 16:38:42 GMT 12
OVER $2M TO ENGAGE YOUNG KIWIS IN SCIENCE
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced over $2 million of funding for 33 innovative science projects through the 2018 Unlocking Curious Minds contestable Fund.
“The 33 projects are of the upmost quality and will increase engagement in science and technology within communities, in regions and at a national level,” says Megan Woods. Some of the exciting new projects funded through this new round include:
The Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund is an initiative under A Nation of Curious Minds – He Whenua Hiriri I Te Mahara – a National Strategic Plan for Science in Society, and is jointly run by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, the Ministry of Education, and the Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor.....