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1 April, 2021


MacDiarmid Institute alumnus Dr Jonathan Falconer and Otago Museum Science Engagement Coordinator Dr Claire Concannon, co-hosts of the 15 Minutes Smarter podcast.

2020 saw the launch of our new podcast - ‘15 Minutes Smarter’, with MacDiarmid Institute alumnus, Dr Jonathan Falconer, and Otago Museum’s Science Engagement Coordinator, Dr Claire Concannon, taking an irreverent but insightful look into the big important questions in materials science –  “What does being smart mean?” and “Is solar power really renewable if the sun is going to run out of hydrogen in 5 billion years?”

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