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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

COVID-19 Science Communication and other MacDiarmid news

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COVID-19 Science Communication and other MacDiarmid news

During these unfamiliar times, independent science communication has come into its own.

June 1, 2020

Covid-19: The maths that explains why we’re locking down

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Covid-19: The maths that explains why we’re locking down

Want to avoid Covid-19? Shaun Hendy explains the statistical modelling that helps us understand how diseases spread.

April 1, 2020

RadioNZ Nights' Materials: Fact or Fiction

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RadioNZ Nights' Materials: Fact or Fiction

'Materials: Fact or Fiction' is a new series on RNZ Nights in collaboration with the MacDiarmid Institute where an idea...

March 13, 2020

Hydrogen-steelmaking research wins Innovation Award

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Hydrogen-steelmaking research wins Innovation Award

Dr Chris Bumby has received the HERA 2020 Innovation Award in recognition of his work towards developing a hydrogen-ironmaking process.

March 6, 2020

How to reduce the carbon cost of building our world with steel

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How to reduce the carbon cost of building our world with steel

Laurie Winkless speaks to the New Zealand scientists working to clean up the final frontier and how to make steel...

January 28, 2020

Not-so-modest proposals for Tiwai

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Not-so-modest proposals for Tiwai

An ambitious solution would keep jobs in Southland and deliver on the promise of the Zero Carbon Act.

December 10, 2019

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