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How high-tech recycling could stop waste batteries becoming the next plastic crisis

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How high-tech recycling could stop waste batteries becoming the next plastic crisis

Nano-recycling in making the most of the tiny-scale but potentially harmful waste from batteries, circuit boards and more.

November 10, 2020

Green energy: You've got cheap data, is cheap power next?

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Green energy: You've got cheap data, is cheap power next?

The iPhone transformed mobile phones in just 10 years; could green energy create a similar revolution?

November 4, 2020

Unexpected directions make new maps

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Unexpected directions make new maps

Becoming CEO of a startup is never straightforward, but Dr Kyle Webster has taken the ‘long road’ to an extreme

October 22, 2020

MacDiarmid Institute winners at the 2020 Kiwinet Awards

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MacDiarmid Institute winners at the 2020 Kiwinet Awards

Congratulations to Eldon Tate and Jim Johnston for their big wins at the Kiwinet Research Commercialisation Awards.

October 20, 2020

Postdocs: the key to NZ's post-Covid recovery

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Postdocs: the key to NZ's post-Covid recovery

Co-Directors Nicola Gaston and Justin Hodgkiss write about funding postdocs to keep talent in New Zealand and elevate the economy.

October 14, 2020

$48 million for MacDiarmid Institute as government recognises its research excellence for fourth time

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$48 million for MacDiarmid Institute as government recognises its research excellence for fourth time

The MacDiarmid Institute’s selection by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) in the 2019/20 CoRE round means it will receive $48...

October 9, 2020

MacDiarmid Institute finalists for the KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards

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MacDiarmid Institute finalists for the KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards

Three MacDiarmid Institute researchers are among 12 finalists selected for the annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.

September 23, 2020

MacDiarmid Institute researchers win NZ Institute Chemistry awards

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MacDiarmid Institute researchers win NZ Institute Chemistry awards

There were outstanding results announced for the Institute’s researchers in the 2020 New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC) awards.

September 15, 2020

From secondary school to startup CEO in ten years

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From secondary school to startup CEO in ten years

Dr Eldon Tate reflects on his path from studying science in high school to founding the startup company Inhibit Coatings.

September 15, 2020

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Regional Lecture Series 2020

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Regional Lecture Series 2020

This year's annual Regional Lecture Series is based on 'Materials: Fact or Fiction', our collaboration with RNZ Nights.

September 15, 2020

Zincovery: The award-winning startup tackling waste from galvanised steel

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Zincovery: The award-winning startup tackling waste from galvanised steel

Co-founder Aaron Marshall was also selected as a KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards finalist.

September 9, 2020

Zincovery wins C-Prize 2019

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Zincovery wins C-Prize 2019

Deputy Director Geoff Willmott welcomed today’s announcement that MacDiarmid Institute affiliated start-up Zincovery had won this year’s Callaghan Innovation C-Prize.

September 1, 2020

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