Peter Gluckman

Alternate Name
Sir Peter Gluckman

Sir Peter Gluckman held the role of the NZ Prime Minister's Chief Science advisor since it was established in 2008. He was replaced by Professor Juliet Gerrard in July 2018.

Recently added resources


11 Sep 2018

This report aims to present a high-level perspective on what would be needed to achieve meaningful reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, and greater offsets, in the agricultural sector. It also identifies gaps in knowledge or other barriers that need to be overcome if agriculture is...

Policy report

3 Aug 2018

This report has been provided in response to a request by the Ministry of Health in April 2017 to the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Sir Peter Gluckman, and the Royal Society Te Apārangi, to review the health benefits and risks of folic acid fortification...

Discussion paper

12 Jun 2018

This is a discussion paper with the purpose of using findings from current science to prompt informed reflection on issues related to youth justice in New Zealand.


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.

Journal article

12 Feb 2018

The digital revolution is unstoppable and irreversible. The speed, scope and pervasiveness of digital technologies is profound. Like every other technology driven change, it has benefits and challenges.

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