Podcasts, videos, radio interviews, and tv appearances by New Zealand's Independent Research Organisations
Podcasts and audio
HERA Podcast: Ep. 70 - BRANZ
15 June 2022: In this episode of Stirring the Pot HERA talks with BRANZ General Manager of Research, Chris Litten.
Tasked with challenging Aotearoa New Zealand to create a building system that delivers better outcomes for all, Chris and his team oversee a range of research projects in environment and zero-carbon, fire, healthy homes, materials, and structural and seismic engineering to make that a reality.
HERA Podcast: Ep. 69 - Cracking the steel standard
1 June 2022: In this episode of Stirring the Pot HERA talks with New Zealand Steel Quality Assurance Manager, Sahar Hosseini.
As a qualified Quality Management System (ISO 9001) developer, lead auditor and risk management expert with engagement in Health & Safety Management Systems, Sahar brings ten years of international experience to the Steel industry as a materials engineer and technical leader.
HERA Podcast: Ep. 68 - Decarbonise or die
18 May 2022: In this episode of Stirring the Pot HERA talks with Donovan Group CEO, Matt Woodley.
He leads a team focused on solving construction challenges by transforming the global construction industry with fresh ideas to age-old problems.
Video and tv
Foodborne Illnesses: The Solution is Prevention | Cawthron: Cath McLeod | TEDxNelson
3 August 2022: With the human population on the rise, the need to produce enough food to feed the world, and the safety of that food, is an increasingly important topic. Chief Science Officer at Cawthron Institute Dr Cath McLeod has dedicated her career to Food Safety research and her talk highlights how climate change and population increases will not only impact our ability to produce food, but also exposes the potential vulnerabilities associated with the safety of our food supply.
Bragato Research Institute lends a research hand to help Cloudy Bay go herbicide free
31 July 2022: Cloudy Bay in Marlborough has set a goal to eliminate its use of herbicide in the vineyard. They've enlisted the help of the Bragato Research Institute to understand how the alternative practices are affecting the resulting wine.
2022 Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture: Our Children's Climate
27 July 2022: Professor Bronwyn Hayward of the University of Canterbury delivers the keynote address at the 2022 Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture in Nelson. Her talk, entitled ‘Our children’s climate and how we can make a difference’, unpacks the chaotic legacy that today’s adults are leaving behind for future generations.