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Canterbury University working on Covid-19 breath test to replace invasive nose swab

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Canterbury University working on Covid-19 breath test to replace invasive nose swab

Study led by University of Canterbury researchers has shown a breath test may be able to detect Covid-19.

February 26, 2021

The search for a better battery

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The search for a better battery

Dr Shalini Duvya went on RadioNZ to talk about how she is starting a company to create the next sustainable...

January 18, 2021

Industrial toxin recycling startup attracts international investors

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Industrial toxin recycling startup attracts international investors

Zincovery has raised over $1 million to help commercialise a product that will reduce environmental toxins created by the galvanising...

December 10, 2020

How a breakthrough material could supercharge our homes and cars

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How a breakthrough material could supercharge our homes and cars

Martin Allen is replacing the silicon we use in electronic devices to make them faster, smaller and more efficient.

November 24, 2020

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

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

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

Five alternatives to aluminium at Tiwai

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Five alternatives to aluminium at Tiwai

The market failure imposed by the use of Tiwai Point as an aluminium smelter does not mean that there are...

August 11, 2020

DiscoveryCamp could be the cure for low numbers of Māori and Pasifika in science

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DiscoveryCamp could be the cure for low numbers of Māori and Pasifika in science

DiscoveryCamp gives Māori and Pasifika high school students a taste of life as a scientist.

August 7, 2020

Recycling breakthrough set to save environment from acid

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Recycling breakthrough set to save environment from acid

An industrial prototype to recycle acid waste from Christchurch’s galvanised steel industries is just the beginning for researchers at the...

June 8, 2020

Deep tech and the Māori economy can be the backbone of NZ’s recovery

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Deep tech and the Māori economy can be the backbone of NZ’s recovery

Geoff Willmott discusses how the tech sector and the Māori economy is well-placed to lead New Zealand's recovery from Covid-19.

June 4, 2020

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