Higher Education Research Science and Technology (HERST)

Fr Jan Czuba reinstated as Acting Secretary

Minister responsible, Don Polye said he had implemented the National Court decision to reinstate Fr Czuba as the secretary until his contract has expired and his acting appointment is confirmed.
The National Executive Council through its decision number 116/2023 has appointed Fr Czuba and was gazette as Gazette No.G365.

Polye said he has met with management of DHERST and have formally announced the appointment of Fr Jan; and have been urged to abide by the Court orders and NEC decisions at all times.

Marus: Investment in research and innovation vital for PNG

This was highlighted by Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology Francis Marus today at the National Intellectual Property in Research & Development Forum. 

The Minister launched the two day event from September 1-2 underway at the Papua New Guinea National Research Institute in Port Moresby.

Marus said research plays an important role in creation of knowledge and valuable intellectual property.