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ICAM Week of Science 2024

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ICAM Week of Science 2024

The ICAM Week of Science 2024 will convene an exceptional group of scientists from across the globe to discuss the...

July 19, 2024

NanoCamp 2025

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NanoCamp 2025

Hosted by the MacDiarmid Institute, NanoCamp is a four-day residential lab experience with top scientists, completing hands-on investigations into a...

July 12, 2024

DiscoveryCamp 2025 - Te Tohu Huraina

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DiscoveryCamp 2025 - Te Tohu Huraina

Hosted by the MacDiarmid Institute, DiscoveryCamp is a four day science camp for current year 12 and 13 Māori and...

July 12, 2024

From farm to forefront of innovative science

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From farm to forefront of innovative science

Her day job of working to decarbonise the zinc and steel industries is a fair stretch from lambing time on...

July 9, 2024

Celebrating Matariki values in our research

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Celebrating Matariki values in our research

Deputy Director Māori, Associate Professor Pauline Harris, explores some of our research that relates to the values of Matariki.

June 27, 2024

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Octiron on Terry Pratchett's Discworld

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Octiron on Terry Pratchett's Discworld

Kate Andrew discusses the imaginary element Octiron, one of the key plot devices of Terry Pratchett's Discworld.

June 19, 2024

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Spiderman's Web

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Spiderman's Web

Dr Paul Hume chats about how spider silk might have Spiderman-like capabilities in real life.

June 17, 2024

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: The Terminator

Podcast

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: The Terminator

Professor Duncan McGillivray discusses reconfigurable materials, like Terminator's liquid metal endoskeleton.

June 14, 2024

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Wonder Woman's Feminum Wristguards

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Wonder Woman's Feminum Wristguards

Professor Nicola Gaston talks about Wonder Woman's feminum gauntlets that can deflect bullets.

June 12, 2024

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Theranos

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Theranos

Professor Duncan McGillivray talks about a simple blood test that could tell us all manner of detail about our health.

June 10, 2024

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak

Dr Colm Healy looks at whether current science could make a Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak.

June 7, 2024

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: The Interstellar Black Hole

Podcast

Sci Fi/Sci Fact: The Interstellar Black Hole

Professor Richard Easther talks about black holes, and the possibility of being able to communicate through time and space.

June 5, 2024

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