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Media coverage of MacDiarmid Principal Investigator Professor Juliet Gerrard’s appointment as PM’s science advisor

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Media coverage of MacDiarmid Principal Investigator Professor Juliet Gerrard’s appointment as PM’s science advisor

28 June, 2018

Professor Gerrard’s appointment has been covered by the NZ Herald, stuff.co.nz, and The Spinoff.

Scientists applaud pick for successor to PM's science adviser Professor Sir Peter Gluckman

New Zealand Herald, June 12, 2018

Scientists have applauded the appointment of respected biochemist Professor Juliet Gerrard as the next science adviser to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

She takes over the role from Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, whose decade in the position has involved reporting on everything from climate change and freshwater issues to youth suicide and asbestos exposure....

Read the full article in the NZ Herald

PM Jacinda Ardern announces new science advisor

Stuff, June 12, 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has appointed an Auckland biochemist expert as her new Chief Science Advisor.

Professor Juliet Gerrard will replace outgoing advisor professor Sir Peter Gluckman, Ardern announced on Tuesday at the University of Auckland.

Gerrard was the associate dean of research at the University of Auckland's faculty of science, but has retired from that role to take up the new appointment...

Read the full article in Stuff

A brilliant woman is our new chief scientist, and the timing couldn’t be better

The Spinoff, June 13, 2018

Yesterday the prime minister announced who would be replacing Sir Peter Gluckman as her chief science advisor. For those of you not from the world of science or the ivory towers of academia, Sir Peter is the senior, wise, trusted, articulate, and knowledgeable “spokesman” you’ve probably seen all over the news recently fronting his office’s report on the meth-testing debacle. You know, the older, bearded, white man. Wears glasses. No, not that one. The other one...

Read the full article in The Spinoff