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Batteries are toxic, so I’m building my own rechargeable non-toxic batteries

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Batteries are toxic, so I’m building my own rechargeable non-toxic batteries

PhD student Shalini Divya is on a mission to find new materials to make rechargeable batteries more sustainable.

November 11, 2019

How to make solar electricity cheap? Move light sideways

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How to make solar electricity cheap? Move light sideways

Dr Nate Davis brought his research from the UK to New Zealand to make solar technology more affordable.

November 5, 2019

After decades of service, the lithium-ion battery has won a Nobel Prize

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After decades of service, the lithium-ion battery has won a Nobel Prize

Justin Hodgkiss celebrates the slow and steady speed of technological developments.

October 30, 2019

How creative science can be

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How creative science can be

Dr Lauren Macreadie talks about her work designing molecules to capture carbon dioxide.

October 3, 2019

Dr Franck Natali in a good position to create impact

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Dr Franck Natali in a good position to create impact

A new Viclink position is helping Dr Franck Natali commercialise his many ideas to begin solving real-world problems sooner.

August 26, 2019

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

MATERIALise 2018

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MATERIALise 2018

We held a one-day forum to hear iwi, science, industry and government leaders discuss the challenges faced for a sustainable...

June 23, 2019

RadioNZ Nights' Element of the Week

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RadioNZ Nights' Element of the Week

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table, we partnered with RNZ to bring you 'Element of the Week'

June 21, 2019

Converting nitrates: science’s alternative solution for clean drinking water

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Converting nitrates: science’s alternative solution for clean drinking water

Associate Investigator Dr Anna Garden may be the scientist to solve the nitrate problem in Canterbury's municipal water supplies.

June 20, 2019

The cure for climate change could be in our own backyard

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The cure for climate change could be in our own backyard

The answers to sustainability goals and energy commitments must involve materials research happening in New Zealand, writes Dr Geoff Willmott.

May 4, 2019

WTF is molybdenum disulfide? An expert on why this nano-material matters

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WTF is molybdenum disulfide? An expert on why this nano-material matters

Sam Brooke spoke to the Spinoff's Alex Braae about his research and how it became possible to do it in...

April 4, 2019

A mother-daughter science experience with Michelle Dickinson at AMN9

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A mother-daughter science experience with Michelle Dickinson at AMN9

A Kitchen Science Cookbook by Michelle Dickinson is helping mothers to engage in the joys of science with their daughters.

February 25, 2019

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