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House of Science - Annual Report 2020

Annual Report

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

Annual Report

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

Annual Report

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

Annual Report

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

Annual Report

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

Annual Report

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

Annual Report

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

Annual Report

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

Patents and Spinouts - Annual Report 2020

Annual Report

Patents and Spinouts - Annual Report 2020

One of the early considerations on the path to market for materials science is what should be patented and why.

March 31, 2021

Alumni Business Scholarships

Annual Report

Alumni Business Scholarships

Four scholarships have been awarded in 2021 to support the recipients to develop a more comprehensive commercial skillset to wrap...

March 31, 2021

Zincovery wins the C-Prize

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Zincovery wins the C-Prize

MacDiarmid Institute affiliated start-up Zincovery was the winner of Callaghan Innovation’s 2020 C-Prize, announced in September last year.

March 31, 2021

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