Government funding of scientific research is said to be essential. The Marsden Fund is government’s conduit for
this welfare these important research funds for scientists. The Marsden Fund, says the Marsden Fund,
benefits society as a whole by contributing to the development of researchers with knowledge, skills and ideas.. The Fund supports research excellence in science, engineering and maths, social sciences and the humanities. Competition for grants is intense. Marsden is regarded as the hallmark of excellence for research in New Zealand.
This is just some of what the “11 eminent researchers appointed by the Minister of Science and Innovation to make recommendations for funding” have decided should bears this year’s scientific hallmark of excellence:
Our hearty congratulations to all the well-deserving beneficiaries.