Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (New Zealand)

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29 Mar 2018

This paper explores the drivers of the continued growth of the New Zealand prison population, including consideration of crime rates, remand, sentencing and parole practices.

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Keynote address to the Annual Conference of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Brussells
26 Sep 2017

What is the role of science as an institution in a world where trust in institutions, elites and experts may be in decline? How can we ensure respect for the place of scientifically derived knowledge?

Policy report

26 Jul 2017

Considers prevention and intervention issues in youth suicide in New Zealand.

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19 Jun 2017

This paper considers opportunities and issues associated with using individual-level data and citizen-based analytics.

Research report

12 Apr 2017

The report is in two sections. The first is a summary report written from my Office with the assistance of the Departmental Science Advisors from the Department of Conservation and the Ministry for the Environment. This overview avoids technical detail but tries to explain the...

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