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Where the science money goes

Researchers who receive large grants for new projects can often find a large proportion of it is taken by overheads, a situation satirised by cartoonist Bob Brockie in 2009.

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Cartoon by Bob Brockie

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Simon Nathan, 'Research institutions - Government research organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/44971/where-the-science-money-goes (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 22 Oct 2014