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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Regional Lecture Series 2020

15 September, 2020

This year's annual Regional Lecture Series is based on our  'Materials: Fact or Fiction', our collaboration with RNZ Nights.

MacDiarmid Institute researchers will delve into the periodic table to give us their scientific take on whether fictional materials from Star Wars, Dr Who, Harry Potter and more, could be reality in a not too far off future.

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Napier - 21 September

Professor Penny Brothers and Dr Mike Price give us their scientific take on whether fictional materials - from DC Comics and Lord of the Rings - could be reality in a not too far off future.

Event details:

21st September, 2020 at 6pm

It's free!

Lecture Theatre 1
The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT)
501 Gloucester Street
Taradale, Napier 4112
Hawke's Bay

Tauranga - 19 October

Dr Chris Bumby and Dr Michel Nieuwoudt delve into the periodic table to give us their scientific take on whether fictional materials - from Marvel Comics, Lord of the Rings and Star Trek - could be reality in a not too far off future.

Event details:

19th October, 2020 at 7pm

It's free!

Tauranga Yacht Club
90 Keith Allen Drive
Tauranga 3110

Wanaka - 23 October

Associate Professor Duncan McGillivray and Dr Krista Steenbergen delve into the periodic table to give us their scientific take on whether fictional materials - from Marvel Comics and Star Trek - could be reality in a not too far off future.

Event details:

23rd October, 2020 at 6pm

It's free!

Wanaka Presbyterian Community Church
91 Tenby Street
Wanaka 9305