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Pandemic disruption to PhD research is bad for society and the economy – but there are solutions

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Pandemic disruption to PhD research is bad for society and the economy – but there are solutions

Every year thousands of students enrol in PhD degrees at universities in New Zealand.

January 19, 2022

RNZ Nights' Sci Fi / Sci Fact

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RNZ Nights' Sci Fi / Sci Fact

Sci Fi / Sci Fact is a new series on RNZ Nights in collaboration with the MacDiarmid Institute, where a...

December 6, 2021

NZ in the box seat on hydrogen

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NZ in the box seat on hydrogen

Principal Investigator, Sally Brooker writes about how New Zealand can take advantage of making green hydrogen to produce commodity...

November 19, 2021

NZ could lead the charge as interest grows in green hydrogen

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NZ could lead the charge as interest grows in green hydrogen

NZ could lead the charge as interest grows in green hydrogen as plans are underway to build the world’s largest...

October 25, 2021

Climate change impact on Māori wellbeing and culture 'sobering' yet 'insightful'

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Climate change impact on Māori wellbeing and culture 'sobering' yet 'insightful'

A new report highlighting the effects climate change will have on Māori in the coming decades is “sobering”, but presents an opportunity to adapt....

October 22, 2021

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s millions of tiny bits of plastic above our heads

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s millions of tiny bits of plastic above our heads

Tiny chunks of plastic are in our skies and they may be helping cool the climate, according to research published...

October 21, 2021

Germans backing South Island green hydrogen research centre

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Germans backing South Island green hydrogen research centre

A planned green hydrogen research centre in Dunedin now has the financial backing of both the New Zealand and German...

October 20, 2021

How electronic noses could help us sniff our way out of the Covid crisis

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How electronic noses could help us sniff our way out of the Covid crisis

Scientists may have found a way to smell Covid-19 in addition to current tests, and a cough or sneeze.

September 27, 2021

The free camp that encourages Māori and Pacific students to consider careers in science

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The free camp that encourages Māori and Pacific students to consider careers in science

The free camp that encourages Māori and Pacific students to consider careers in science.

August 24, 2021

Matariki holiday will 'better connect us with the natural world'

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Matariki holiday will 'better connect us with the natural world'

Dr Pauline Harris is part of the advisory group and speaks on the challenging yet rewarding task of finding the...

May 12, 2021

How to eliminate C02 emissions from industrial materials

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How to eliminate C02 emissions from industrial materials

Dr Chris Bumby is part of a team working on how to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from industrial materials...

April 28, 2021

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

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