Mithril from The Lord of the Rings is harder than steel yet lighter. Could Mithril actually exist in reality?
May 6, 2021
Lightsabers from Star Wars are the signature weapons for the Jedi Knights. But could these actually exist in reality?
May 3, 2021
Samuel Martín Treceño, Ph. D. Candidate gives us his scientific take on Total Recall's Turbinium.
April 30, 2021
Our Alumni Newsletter is a quarterly update of the Institute, celebrate and share jobs and events, and opportunities to stay connected...
April 29, 2021
Our annual Techweek event is aimed at enhancing connections between our researchers and a range of industry partners.
April 29, 2021
In The Media
Dr Chris Bumby is part of a team working on how to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from industrial materials...
April 28, 2021
Many students dream of undertaking a PhD, Dr Shalini Divya is now commercialising research in aluminium-ion batteries with her PhD.
April 21, 2021
Rodrigo Martinez Gazoni, Rutherford Postdoctoral fellow, gives us his scientific take on the Back to The Future movie franchise.
April 20, 2021
The 10th biannual conference series on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology will take place in Rotorua, New Zealand.
April 15, 2021
This page lists the various scientific journal covers that featured MacDiarmid Institute Investigators work in 2020.
April 14, 2021
In Part 2, Bryan asks Chris, how much power might we be able to store in a battery?
April 9, 2021
Dr Chris Bumby, gives us his scientific take on Shipstone from the novel 'Friday' by Robert Heinlein.
April 7, 2021