Previously known as Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics PSRGNZ - Charitable Trust
Affiliated to the international organisation PSRAST - Physicians and Scientists for the Responsible Application of Science and Technology
As required under the new 2005 Charities Act, PSGR has reregistered as a charitable trust.

  • To educate the public concerning the risks of the release into the environment of genetically engineered organisms and to promote scientific research and analysis of those risks, and to educate the public on relevant matters of science and medicine..
  • To educate physicians and scientists about issues of science, medicine and technology, particularly those involving genetics.
  • To provide scientific and medical information and analysis in the service of the public’s right to be independently informed on issues concerning genetics, including genetic engineering and biotechnology, and other relevant matters of science and technology.
  • To encourage scientists and physicians to engage in public debate on issues of science, medicine and technology, particularly those involving genetics.