The Plant & Food Research Summer Studentship Programme began in the summer of 2008/2009 immediately after the Crown Research Institute was established. This year, 28 students will take part in the programme, bringing the total number of studentships to 328 over the ten-year period.
28 Nov: 0923 | The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce supports the recently announced changes to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, but chief executive Leeann Watson says there are still some areas of concern that need to be addressed.
27 Nov: 1220 | There appears to have been a trickle down effect for RCR New Zealand with unconfirmed reports through that cutbacks have been announced earlier today at at least one of their regional offices.
Plant & Food Research scientist Dr Jeremy Burdon has been awarded a Fellowship of the New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science in recognition of his longstanding contributions to postharvest science that supports New Zealand's fresh fruit industries, particularly kiwifruit and avocado.