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Vision No. 10 Oct 2008

As a leading supplier to agricultural research it’s fascinating to watch the stir being created by articles on GM crops and the use of pesticides, especially with the proposed EU legislation. But it’s not necessarily clear which route governments and the industry should be taking… From fears of poisoning the earth […]

Vision No. 9 Sep 2008

As a part of VSNi’s on-going commitment to supporting educators across the world, we have launched GenStat for Teaching – a free version of GenStat for educators and students. In today’s world of tightening budgets and justification of spending it’s vital that those at the forefront of teaching and coaching the […]

Vision No. 8 June 2008

GenStat 11th Edition now available We’re delighted to announce the release of the 11th Edition of GenStat, proving once again that GenStat is still at the forefront of statistical computing. As the choice for bioscientists around the world, GenStat 11 boasts increased statistical and mathematical modelling capabilities with the inclusion of […]

Vision No. 7 March 2008

New Office opens in Australia VSNi is proud to announce the opening of a new office, based in Australia to support our customers in Oceania. More information is available on our home pages. Masterminding REML Some years ago, on a remote farm in deepest, darkest Lancashire was born a bouncing baby […]

Vision No. 6 December 2007

GenStat Discovery Edition 3 launched Imagine being a painter with no brushes, or a builder with no trowel, or a chef with no wooden spoon… It would be very difficult to do your job; there are ways around it – but it might make your job much harder and take twice […]

Vision No. 5 September 2007

Environment and Climate Change VSNi were lucky enough to attend and be involved with the TIES 07 conference, held in beautiful Mikulov in the Czech Republic from 15 – 19th August. It was an interesting event for VSNi, and here’s a brief interview with the VSNi attendees (Stewart Andrews and Darren […]

Vision No. 4 June 2007

More on GenStat in Africa VSNi are delighted to be involved in the exciting developments in teaching in Africa, and we’re pleased to include the following report from John Rowlands, one of the developers of the Biometrics and Research Methods Teaching Resource CD. John Rowlands “ The primary reason for producing […]

Vision No. 3 February 2007

Important note: We have recently changed the software we use for email newsletters, marketing bulletins etc. The previous software was not 100% reliable; particularly when removing contacts who no longer wish to be mailed. We have made every attempt to ensure those of you who have already requested not to receive […]

Vision No. 2 November 2006

Welcome to our latest VSNi newsletter, I hope you find the articles informative and useful. Throughout the newsletter there are links to the web site to give you the opportunity to seek further information on these and other aspects of our business. We are lucky to be supported by a committed […]

Vision No. 1 July 2006

Welcome to Vision, the newsletter of VSNi. Well, it has been a while since the last newsletter and a quick glance at this one will tell you why. New corporate branding, new website, GenStat 9th edition and ASReml 2 have all been keeping us a little busy. GenStat 9th edition is […]