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1 Out of the lab - Annual Report 2017

This diagram shows the range of research that Investigators at the MacDiarmid Institute are involved in.

Modified: Apr 25, 2019, 12:36 AM

Created: Jul 2, 2018, 12:00 AM

2 Into the marketplace - Annual Report 2017

Through commercialisation and industry engagement the MacDiarmid Institute aims to transform New Zealand’s economy by catalysing the growth of new export industries.

Modified: Apr 25, 2019, 12:39 AM

Created: Jul 2, 2018, 12:00 AM

3 Into the Communtiy - Annual Report 2017

The MacDiarmid Institute has a long history of supporting sustained community engagement activities by our investigators, from the DiscoveryCamp programme for Māori and Pacific Island high school students that has been running since the Institute was founded, to the physics teachers’ workshops developed by Professor Michele Governale and Associate Professor Ben Ruck over the last three years.

Modified: Oct 20, 2021, 9:16 PM

Created: Jul 2, 2018, 12:00 AM

0.1 Director’s report - Annual Report 2017

2017 has been another exceptional year for the MacDiarmid Institute; from our AMN8 international conference in February, and our expanding industry collaborations, through to our growing engagement with schools and communities.

Modified: Apr 25, 2019, 12:41 AM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.1 Water quality testing and medical diagnostics - Annual Report 2017

With nearly all cancer deaths caused by metastasis – cells breaking away from the primary cancer and spreading through blood and lymph nodes to other parts of the body – hunting for metastatic cells is a priority in cancer diagnosis.

Modified: Apr 15, 2021, 5:18 PM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.10 AMN8 - 8th international conference on advanced materials and nanotechnology - Annual Report 2017

The biennial AMN conferences on advanced materials and nanotechnology are becoming increasingly international, with 69 percent of the more than 500 delegates to AMN8 coming from overseas and including some of the best researchers in Materials Science.

Modified: Apr 25, 2019, 12:53 AM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.2 Taking the heat off - Annual Report 2017

Each time you type into Google and hit ‘search’, somewhere in the world a data centre – a repository for masses of information – responds, one of many worldwide (there are even four in New Zealand).

Modified: Dec 21, 2022, 2:19 PM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.3 Painting semiconductors - Annual Report 2017

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.

Modified: Apr 15, 2021, 5:21 PM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.4 The solar panel revolution - Annual Report 2017

When we imagine solar panels, we think of hard rectangular frames sitting on roofs, or spread out across expanses of deserts, but imagine flexible, bendy solar panels, supple enough to skim a curved roof, pliable enough to be rolled up and transported easily, lightweight enough to be a thin film for the roof of a tent, and portable enough to be rolled out to generate power for emergency relief operations or taken into remote areas.

Modified: Apr 25, 2019, 12:49 AM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.5 Science is beautiful - Annual Report 2017

Scientists don’t often call the focus of their work gorgeous, but this is the exact term that Principal Investigator Professor Shane Telfer uses to describe the metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) he is creating in the lab.

Modified: Apr 25, 2019, 12:50 AM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.6 Using physics to boost New Zealand’s milk powder export industry - Annual Report 2017

Unlike most of us, when physicist Dr Geoff Willmott thinks about milk, he thinks about droplets, surfaces and heat - and he’s eager to use surface interactions to solve problems in the dairy industry.

Modified: Sep 14, 2021, 3:35 PM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.9 New Associate Investigators - Annual Report 2017

An overview of the research interests of each of our 12 new Associate Investigators.

Modified: Apr 25, 2019, 1:01 AM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

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