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Professor Ian Shirley, founder of The Policy Observatory, dies
It is with great sadness that we note the death of Ian Shirley, Professor of Social Policy at AUT, and before that Massey University. Founder of The Policy Observatory, Ian formally retired in 2016, but never stopped writing. His last Briefing Paper, on the child wellbeing strategy, was published in December. Ian will be remembered read more
Obituary: Ian Francis Shirley
Ian Francis Shirley(28 February 1940 - 20 January 2019)New Zealand’s progressive causes have been driven by a strong sense of social justice. Ian Shirley was one of the nation’s strongest drivers.He was born in Kaiapoi and spent his early years in rural towns. His father Eric was a stock and station agent, and so the read more