In 2010 the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology (MoRST) commissioned the Nielson Company to conduct a repeat of two previous surveys of public attitudes to science. Rosemary Hipkins was asked to provide a commentary on the findings. She wrote an article for New Zealand Science Review.
Article: Public attitudes to science: rethinking outreach activities [ PDF]
Project: For more about the MoRST project go to: Public attitudes to science
A related article for the New Zealand Science Teacher can be found at: Should students learn to ‘read’ science writing from the media?