Shaun Hendy writes today on stuff.co.nz saying Dirty Politics damages science.
While itās a bit of a whaa whaaa whaaaa piece, it did make me wonder who Shaun Hendy is, particularly seeing that heās now an expert in dirty politics and seems happy to enter the fray.
So for our WOBH readers, hereās a bit on who Shaun Hendy is.
Sean is a researcher with the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and nanotechnology at The University of Auckland. Heās a smart cookie and has done well. Good for him.
He also blogs at Sciblogs where he attracts a monthly audience of more than 1000 readers, many of them policy makers in NZās innovation sector.Ā Itās here that he starts crossing over from being a theoretical physicist and expert in nanotechnology, to playing in the political environment.
In his post āScientists need to hold policy-makers to accountā he pimps Nicky Hagerās stolen emails, and clearly is very supportive of a bunch of troughers who donāt like the Health Promotion Agency having industry representative Katherine Rich on its board. Ā Read more »