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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.

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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.

Modified: Oct 20, 2021, 9:48 PM

Created: Mar 31, 2021, 6:35 PM
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House of Science - Annual Report 2019

In 2019 we continued our partnership with the House of Science to help raise scientific literacy in schools.

Modified: Mar 19, 2020, 11:55 AM

Created: Mar 19, 2020, 11:28 AM
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Existing partnerships - Annual Report 2018

We have ongoing partnerships with many inspiring organisations and individuals throughout New Zealand to help share science knowledge and a passion for discovery with others.

Modified: Oct 20, 2021, 9:35 PM

Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:22 AM
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Existing partnerships - House of Science - Annual Report 2018

Each of the eight House of Science regions has one MacDiarmid Institute-sponsored Nano-Chem kit, plus the Hutt Valley and Rotorua regions have each purchased a second kit, so there are currently 10 kits in circulation.

Modified: Oct 20, 2021, 9:38 PM

Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:21 AM
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House of Science

Tauranga-based charity, the House of Science, provides inspiring resources to schools and teachers to help raise scientific literacy. We have provided the charity with MacDiarmid Institute Nano-Chem boxes that include hands-on materials science and nanotech experiments.

Modified: Oct 20, 2021, 10:27 PM

Created: Jan 19, 2019, 10:24 PM
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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
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3.1 Extending our engagement - Annual Report 2017

By partnering with House of Science, we enabled the Tauranga- based charity to begin their nation-wide roll-out of their science box scheme. House of Science provides science resource kits and professional development to schools and teachers. The new MacDiarmid Nano-Chem boxes are based on our longstanding Kōrero programme (and include experiments with light, acids and bases and magnets), enabling us to extend the reach of Kōrero to many more students and teachers.

Modified: Oct 20, 2021, 9:33 PM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM
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Extending our engagement - taking Kōrero to the next level - Annual Report 2016

Sometimes an idea comes along that is so successful that you want to take it to the next level, and this is what happened with the MacDiarmid Institute’s Kōrero with Scientists workshops, where teachers and MacDiarmid scientists spend two hours exploring basic physical science concepts like magnets, light, and acids and bases.

Modified: Oct 20, 2021, 9:12 PM

Created: Aug 11, 2017, 12:00 AM
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