Big Job for McKinnon

“Turbulence in Zimbabwe, civil war in Sierra Leone, the violent overthrow of prime ministers in Fiji and the Solomons; the Commonwealth’s programme of improving the quality of democracy ran into political setbacks in 2000. On the other side of the balance sheet, there was progress in focussing word attention on the problems faced by small states.”


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RIP Pioneering Neuroscientist Matthew During

RIP Pioneering Neuroscientist Matthew During

New Zealand-born Matthew During was a pioneering neuroscientist who devoted his life to developing gene therapy for human applications. During, who died in Darien, Connecticut on January 26th, 2023, aged…