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2023 International Science Festival celebrates the legacy of Sir Paul Callaghan

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2023 International Science Festival celebrates the legacy of Sir Paul Callaghan

Sir Paul Callaghan played a role in developing the Magnetic Resonance technology that has so many uses today, both in...

December 3, 2023

MacDiarmid Institute Co-Director Prof Nicola Gaston awarded Royal Society Thomson Medal

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Prof Nicola Gaston awarded Royal Society Thomson Medal

Our Co-Director Prof Nicola Gaston has been awarded the Thomson Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi for transformative leadership for...

November 9, 2023

2023 Marsden grant success

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2023 Marsden grant success

Congratulations to our long list of Marsden winners this year - it's wonderful to see the talent being recognised with...

November 3, 2023

Discovery Scholarship Programme for Māori and Pacific Island students in tertiary science receives continued funding in 2024

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Discovery Scholarship Programme receives continued funding in 2024

We are delighted to announce the continued funding of the Discovery Scholarship Programme, for Māori and Pacific Island students.

October 10, 2023

MacDiarmid Institute Commercialisation Manager wins KiwiNet Commercialisation Professional Award

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Commercialisation Manager wins KiwiNet Commercialisation Professional Award

Kevin Sheehy won the Commercialisation Professional Award at the 2023 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.

October 2, 2023

Kiwi postdoc powers Japanese collaboration for computational discovery of new solar cell materials

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Postdoc in Japanese collaboration for computational discovery

Dr Geoffrey Weal and colleagues are using computing and AI to discover materials increasing solar cell efficiency.

September 1, 2023

MacDiarmid Institute Commercialisation Manager one of five MacDiarmid Institute KiwiNet Award finalists

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Commercialisation Manager one of five KiwiNet Award finalists

Kevin Sheehy has been shortlisted for the KiwiNet Simpson Grierson Commercialisation Professional Award.

August 31, 2023

MacDiarmid Institute Newsletters

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MacDiarmid Institute Newsletters

We send newsletters as a quarterly update of what the Institute been up to as well as a way for...

August 11, 2023

Celebrating Matariki values in our research

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Celebrating Matariki values in our research

Deputy Director Māori, Dr Pauline Harris, sets out below some of the research of the MacDiarmid Institute that relates to...

July 13, 2023

We welcome two new Deputy Directors

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We welcome two new Deputy Directors

We welcome Associate Professors Anna Garden and Natalie Plank as our new Deputy Directors, and bid farewell from our directorship...

July 3, 2023

Three Independent Postdoctoral Fellowships awarded

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Three Independent Postdoctoral Fellowships awarded

The MacDiarmid Institute has three new Independent Postdoctoral Fellows.

May 24, 2023

Professor Alan MacDiarmid

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Professor Alan MacDiarmid

We’re named after Nobel laureate Professor Alan MacDiarmid. Alan was a regular visitor and friend to the Institute

April 14, 2023

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