Podcasts, videos, radio interviews, and tv appearances by New Zealand's Independent Research Organisations
Podcasts and audio
NZ helping world to enjoy kai moana safely
24 January 2020: RNZ Nine to Noon. Fish and shellfish account for a significant portion of food-borne illnesses throughout the world, Now a method developed by Cawthron scientists to detect toxins in seafood will help to set a world standard for the global industry. Cawthron, in partnership with food safety scientists at the UK's Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, has led a study over the past four years to gain international recognition for a method to detect neurotoxins in seafood products. Lynn Freeman talks to Cawthron Institute Marine Toxin Chemist Dr Tim Harwood about the significance of getting that validation.
Hail damage research to fill knowledge gap
21 January 2020: Len Ibbotson, Viticulture Research Manager at the Bragato Research Institute, was interviewed on RNZ rural news about BRI’s new research programme examining the impact of hail on vineyards and how vineyards can best recover after these types of events.
Cawthron Radio: Simon Childerhouse Whale Acoustics and Campbell Sea lions
20 December 2019: Simon Childerhouse was involved with moving 14,000 fur seals following the Kaikoura Earthquake, he satellite tracks humpback, Southern right, and blue whales, as well as sea lions, he talks about his research work in whale acoustics and the Campbell sea lions.
Video and tv
Scientists getting close-up look at Weddell seals behaviour in the Ross Sea
18 January 2020: Scientists are using seals to gather clues on whether the world's largest marine protected area is doing its job.
Cawthron Institute Marine Mammal expert Simon Childerhouse features on this 1 NEWS item. Simon has spent the summer months researching the private lives of Weddell Seals in Antarctica.
Ocean Bounty: Season 3 Ep 13
8 December 2019: On TV3, Graeme Sinclair follows the lifecycle of one of New Zealand’s most delicious delicacies, Te Matuku Oysters, from the Cawthron Aquaculture Park to the table. The Cawthron Institute support the oyster industry with a selective breeding programme which enables more resilient, beautiful oysters. A must see for the oyster lovers out there 🦪.
NBRTV: Economically Speaking
19 November 2019: Motu's Executive Director John McDermott looks at NZ's economy with the impact of falling interest rates on NBRTV's Economically Speaking.
What can the Reserve Bank do if the monetary policy loses its effect, as interest rates get near zero? In his latest NBR column, John looks at the options. This item requires an NBR subscription to view, but a snippet of the interview is available on Twitter - Click on John's photo to view.