Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee (New Zealand)

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The role of evidence in policy formation and implementation: a report from the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor

At the request of the Prime Minister, this report has been designed to explore in greater detail the issues that were brought to light in an earlier discussion paper, Towards better use of evidence in policy formation (2011). This paper extends that discussion and makes...

Improving the transition reducing social and psychological morbidity during adolescence

Adolescents in New Zealand relative to those in other developed countries have a high rate of social morbidity. While most adolescents are resilient to the complexities of the social milieu in which they live, at least 20% of young New Zealanders will exhibit behaviours and...