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The camp where young Māori and Pasifika explore the wonders of science

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The camp where young Māori and Pasifika explore the wonders of science

DiscoveryCamp gives Māori and Pacific high school students the chance to experience science at a tertiary level.

August 7, 2019

MacDiarmid Institute - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

MacDiarmid Institute - Annual Report 2018

Our focus is materials science research and technologies, especially the unexplored territory where chemistry, physics, biology and engineering meet.

April 10, 2019

Co-Directors’ Report - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Co-Directors’ Report - Annual Report 2018

The core purpose of the institute is the work we do training New Zealand's best students to be the scientific...

April 8, 2019

Chair's Report - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Chair's Report - Annual Report 2018

Materials science is crucial to many of the technologies we need for sustainability; new batteries, solar photovoltaics and energy efficient...

April 8, 2019

Out of the lab - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Out of the lab - Annual Report 2018

Printable solar panels, bioplastics, aluminium batteries, handheld gene testers and novel super-conductors.

April 8, 2019

Beyond lithium - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Beyond lithium - Annual Report 2018

In today’s tech-hungry world, lithium batteries are ubiquitous, with everything from your mobile phone to the neighbour’s electric car relying...

April 8, 2019

When physics meets biochemistry - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

When physics meets biochemistry - Annual Report 2018

Could bio-inspired self-assembled magnetic structures make computers more efficient?

April 8, 2019

Annual Symposium poster series - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Annual Symposium poster series - Annual Report 2018

This set of photos from our Annual Report 2018 shows the results of the annual Symposium poster series.

April 8, 2019

Feeling the force of fungi to stop it killing our forests - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Feeling the force of fungi to stop it killing our forests - Annual Report 2018

In 2018 the government announced a $13million funding boost for research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle...

April 8, 2019

Biomaterials as surgical tools - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Biomaterials as surgical tools - Annual Report 2018

More than 250 corneal transplants are performed each year but the number is limited to donor numbers and there are...

April 8, 2019

Virtual materials - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Virtual materials - Annual Report 2018

Our researchers use computers to reproduce conditions unachievable in a lab, such as the magnetic forces inside a white dwarf...

April 8, 2019

Metal Organic Frameworks - Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Metal Organic Frameworks - Annual Report 2018

An entire rugby turf in a teaspoon: the tiny crystal game-changers in combatting climate change.

April 8, 2019

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