Video and TV
Videos and tv appearances by New Zealand's Independent Research Organisations
Video and tv
Lincoln Agritech: Ep 6 GreenTech, what's the story?
5 September 2022: Well-established science directly links climate change to greenhouse gas emissions created by human activity. New Zealand has begun to address this problem with measures such as the emissions trading scheme (ETS), legislated reduction targets and, recently, our first emissions
Lincoln Agritech: EP 5 Innovating to Overcome Scarcity
19 August 2022: Many of the inputs used in food and fibre production are becoming increasingly scarce. So how do we continue to feed and clothe the world, without depleting finite resources? It’s a question at the centre of much agritech innovation, and one our scientists grapple with daily.
Malaghan: Fine-tuning mRNA vaccines to activate specific immune cells
16 August 2022: Dr Jordan Minnell is one of the many scientists around the world whose current field of research was an obscure yet hopeful vision for the future before the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last few years, RNA technology has taken off, playing an essential role in our ability to produce effective vaccines in record-breaking time.
TVNZ: Breast cancer research shows promise for future vaccine development
16 August 2022: Dr Olivia Burn talks to TVNZ Breakfast's Jenny-May Clarkson about early-stage breast cancer research from the Malaghan Institute which shows promise for future vaccine development.
Lincoln Agritech: Ep 4 The Nitrate Conundrum
4 August 2022: New Zealand has a problem with nitrate leaching affecting our waterways. Where are those nitrates coming from? And are we doing enough to undo the damage? Peter Barrowclough discusses nitrate sources and solutions with Environment Canterbury’s Tim Davie and Lincoln Agritech’s Blair Miller.
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.
Lincoln Agritech: Ep 3 - Women in Agritech
22 July 2022: Women have long been involved in horticulture and agriculture, at all levels, and more than half the science graduates in New Zealand are women. But agritech is a new and growing sector, which many women don’t consider as a career option. In this episode, Joanne Hay – Lincoln Agritech’s Group Manager, Sensing & Biotechnology – talks with Eva Anton of Lincoln Agritech and Juliet Ansell of Zespri about the opportunities, and challenges, for women in agritech.
Lincoln Agritech: Ep 2 - The Agritech Skills Gap
8 July 2022: With New Zealand’s agritech sector on a growth trajectory, do we have the skills needed to maximize our potential? Are we training enough people? And where do those high-skilled employees come from? Peter Barrowclough, CEO of Lincoln Agritech, discusses skill gaps and career paths with Agritech New Zealand’s Brendan O’Connell and Maria Jose AlvArez of W.N.T. Ventures.
BRANZ: Reducing Carbon video series
28 June 2022: Researchers at BRANZ have been working hard to develop tools and resources to support you on your carbon journey.
Motu: How can Aotearoa New Zealand best approach immigration policy to boost productivity and wellbeing?
16 June 2022: Who migrates to Aotearoa New Zealand and what skills do they bring? What impact do migrants have on our economy? How can we create an immigration system fit for the future? Immigration is complex in its causes and effects.
Lincoln Agritech: EP 1 - What is New Zealand's Agritech Opportunity?
15 June 2022: Agritech contributes about $1.4 billion to New Zealand’s economy – but how big is the potential for innovation and growth? And are our agritech entrepreneurs up to it? Lincoln Agritech CEO Peter Barrowclough talks with Nicky Malloy of Callaghan Innovation and Dean Tilyard of Finestere Ventures about going global and aiming high.
Brain Research Institute: Parkinson's and the battle within
23 March 2022: Neurologist Professor Tim Anderson discusses Parkinson's and some of the Brain Research Institute’s recent research findings. This video is the final installment for 2021 Te Papa Hauora Research Talk series.