We continue to celebrate the achievements of our alumni – in academia, government and industry.
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In today’s tech-hungry world, lithium batteries are ubiquitous, with everything from your mobile phone to the neighbour’s electric car relying on the metal, and it’s easy to see why. Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries pack a punch, storing more energy than any other battery of equivalent size, and delivering power to where it’s needed, quickly and efficiently.
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Could bio-inspired self-assembled magnetic structures make computers more efficient?
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How do you go from a physics lab to Rocket Lab? Or from a chemistry lab to a new start-up company?
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Alison Downard is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Canterbury, Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, and a Principal Investigator with the MacDiarmid Institute. She gained her PhD at the University of Otago and undertook postdoctoral research at the University of Southampton with Professor Derek Pletcher and at UNC-Chapel Hill with Professor TJ Meyer. She has an Honorary Doctorate from the Université de Rennes 1, France.
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Imagine a point-of-care electronic blood test that can provide an immediate result in a doctor’s surgery, instead of the current tests that have to be sent away to a lab. The blood test device would plug into a mobile phone to provide a reading, and would be cheap and biofriendly.
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Professor Alison Downard explains "hi-tech painting" techniques to develop surface coatings to boost the effectiveness of energy storing devices.
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