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Into the future - Annual Report 2020

Annual Report

Into the future - Annual Report 2020

Covid-19 gave us a nudge to look within the Institute for individuals and groups needing better
support.

April 1, 2021

DiscoveryCamp and NanoCamp 2020

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DiscoveryCamp and NanoCamp 2020

NanoCamp and DiscoveryCamp 2020 took place from 17-22 January 2021 in Christchurch,
Palmerston North and Dunedin.

April 1, 2021

RadioNZ Nights’ Materials: Fact or Fiction

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RadioNZ Nights’ Materials: Fact or Fiction

We continued our collaboration with RadioNZ, with a new series ‘Materials: Factof Fiction’.

April 1, 2021

House of Science - Annual Report 2020

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House of Science - Annual Report 2020

We continued sponsoring the House of Science to provide teachers and children with resources and equipment to teach science.

April 1, 2021

Otago Museum Partnership

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Otago Museum Partnership

Our partnership with Otago Museum saw the development of ‘The Future is Nano’ workshops.

April 1, 2021

Supporting science communication at The Spinoff

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Supporting science communication at The Spinoff

Our continued partnership with The Spinoff, became especially crucial during the Covid-19
pandemic.

April 1, 2021

Animated science videos

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Animated science videos

For our pivot to online delivery of outreach, we employed several of our students to script and animate short videos.

April 1, 2021

15 Minutes Smarter

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15 Minutes Smarter

2020 saw the launch of our new podcast - ‘15 Minutes Smarter’, with Dr Jonathan Falconer and Dr Claire Concannon.

April 1, 2021

Showcasing futures

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Showcasing futures

During the Level 4 lockdown, we launched #BetterWorkStories videos featuring our alumni and where studies in materials science led them.

March 31, 2021

Supporting the teachers

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Supporting the teachers

We continued our NanoGirl Labs partnership last year to deliver science videos for children learning at home during lockdown.

March 31, 2021

Adapting to the online environment

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Adapting to the online environment

As classes and meetings moved online in March as Aotearoa New Zealand entered Level 4 lockdown, we adapted our community...

March 31, 2021

Into the community - Annual Report 2020

Annual Report

Into the community - Annual Report 2020

For organisations running educational outreach and engagement programmes, Covid-19 provided enormous challenges but also the proverbial opportunities.

March 31, 2021

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