Telling our stories

Scion’s involvement in a growing number of collaborative, multi-disciplinary research projects brings with it the need to communicate with a broad spectrum of collaborators, researchers from within Scion and from other institutions (often internationally), industry partners and end-users.

To make information about some of our larger research programmes readily accessible, we have developed a number of websites to keep all those involved up-to-date on progress and developments. Regular newsletters are also published for many of these programmes, which are available in both electronic and hard copy.

Growing Confidence in Forestry’s Future

A joint initiative between Scion, the forest growing industry through the Forest Research Committee and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to raise the profitability of commercial forestry.

www.scionresearch.com/gcff


Healthy Trees, Healthy Future

A multi-disciplinary, inter-agency programme led by Scion to address the biosecurity threat of Phytophthora species to New Zealand’s agri-forestry, horticulture and natural ecosystems.

www.healthytrees.co.nz (coming soon)


TERAX™

An organic waste management technology jointly developed by Scion and Rotorua District Council that eliminates the volumes of organic waste going to landfill.

www.terax.co.nz


Alternative Quarantine Treatments for Logs

A Scion-led research programme in collaboration with Plant & Food Research, the University of Canterbury and Bayesian Intelligence aimed at finding sustainable alternative quarantine treatments for New Zealand’s log exports.

www.quarantinetreatment.wordpress.com