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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

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

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