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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

A bio-fertiliser with dramatic implications for New Zealand’s environment presented at the AMN9 conference

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A bio-fertiliser with dramatic implications for NZ’s environment

At the AMN9 conference Dan Nocera presented a solar power produced bio-fertiliser that could radically improve crop yields, help sequester...

February 25, 2019

Single use plastic is piling up. Is pyrolysis the answer?

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Single use plastic is piling up. Is pyrolysis the answer?

With global angst mounting about the buildup of plastic ending up in landfills and the environment, chemists and materials scientists.

February 19, 2019

Feeling the force of fungi to stop it killing our forests

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Feeling the force of fungi to stop it killing our forests

Could microfluidics be the solution we are looking for to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust?

November 20, 2018

Materialise event and MacDiarmid ‘home-grown’ tech featured in the NZ Herald

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Materialise event and MacDiarmid ‘home-grown’ tech featured in the NZ Herald

Home-grown tech could offer a greener future for the planet, say two leading scientists behind a major summit at Te...

October 26, 2018

Western theory isn’t the only way: celebrating Māori and Pasifika science

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Western theory isn’t the only way: celebrating Māori and Pasifika science

DiscoveryCamp is inspiring young Māori and Pasifika students to persist with science.

August 21, 2018

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