Podcasts, videos, radio interviews, and tv appearances by New Zealand's Independent Research Organisations
Podcasts and audio
Cawthron Radio: Seafood Safety
19 March 2021: Live from Mussel Fest - Dr Tim Harwood Talks Seafood Safety
Did you know that the Cawthron Institute has its own radio show which broadcasts on FreshFM? For a list of programmes on accessmedia follow the link below.
Vaccine Strategy rollout announced today
17 December 2020: RNZ The Panel - The government has secured another two vaccines - enough for every New Zealander and its Pacific partners.
Dr Fran Priddy, Clinical Director Vaccine Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand - Ohu Kaupare Huaketo - joins RNZ The Panel.
COVID-19: Unanswered questions remain about vaccine
11 November 2020: RNZ Morning Report - New Zealand is one of only a handful of countries with prior arrangement to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine which has just been found to be 90 percent effective in trials. Many questions remain to be answered - including how long the vaccine lasts.
Graham Le Gros is director of Wellington's Malaghan Institute. He speaks to Susie Ferguson.
Video and tv
Red seaweed hailed a ‘game changer’ in reducing carbon footprint
3 March 2021: Asparagopsis, a native red seaweed, has huge potential as a methane-busting cattle feed supplement - studies show the superfood can cut methane emissions from cattle by up to 90 per cent. Cawthron Institute's Dr Johan Svenson spoke with TVNZ 1 about the work Cawthron scientists are doing to learn about its life cycle and develop reliable methods of scaling-up production to the levels required to make a real-world impact.
TVNZ Breakfast: Rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in Pacific will be ‘really critical’ – Vaccine Alliance director
19 February 2021: Professor Graham Le Gros from the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research was on TVNZ Breakfast on 19 February to talk vaccines as New Zealand's COVID-19 vaccination campaign gets underway.
He says it's all about "communication, communication, communication” with people who are still deciding whether to get vaccinated. “We all want to play our role . . . We need to be informed if we are to play that role well."
TVNZ Breakfast (TV1) – Kiwi vaccine expert breaks down concerns around Covid-19 vaccinations
19 January 2021: Malaghan Institute of Medical Research's Professor Graham Le Gros speaks to TVNZ Breakfast's John Campbell about Kiwis' legitimate concerns about COVID-19 vaccines and why New Zealand has the "privilege" of waiting to roll them out.