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An Appetite For Wonder Cawthron Institute 1921 - 2011 90th Anniversary Deirdre Mackay
HB Medium Size 2011 First Edition 231 pages like new - superb - brilliant overall condition, although cover rubbed, marked, bumped shelf wear, secondhand book, pre-loved, book.
Includes absolutely superb historical account, highly informative Cawthron Institute 1921-2011, from earliest times to recent, Thomas Cawthron name has resounded in Nelson for over a century, pioneering shipping & other business enterprises, extensive civic activities & philanthropy. Research Institute carries his name, from the outset the Industrial & Technical School, Institute & Museum now called Cawthron Institute, as his bequest, forefront of Nelson agriculture science in New Zealand, Opened 1921 5 years before Government Dept of Science, Strong reputation for providing the science needed to underpin New Zealand's primary industries, maintaining privately endowed research organisation alongside, but outside the central government science framework never easy during the inter-war years of last century the Institute struggled, Science reforms of the 1990's saw break up of DSIR and creation standalone Crown research agencies and establishment of contestable science funding. "Science needs to be released from the Lab into the culture". well illustrated,

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