Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2021. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.
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Systems that blend biology with electronics could answer some big questions.
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Principal Investigator Dr Natalie Plank discusses if magic wands could scientifically exist.
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Dr Kannan Ridings from Rongowhakaata is one of the MacDiarmid Institute’s newest Associate Investigators.
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Dr Natalie Plank is leading a team using nanoelectric devices to investigate how olfactory receptors transmit signals to insects about their surroundings.
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MacDiarmid Institute led research received $6.2 million funding in 2021 Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund.
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In 2019, we focused our annual regional showcase on 'NZ Innovation for Sustainability.'
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Principal Investigator Dr Natalie Plank introduces the element Boron on RNZ Nights' Element of the Week.
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Principal Investigator Dr Natalie Plank introduces the element Gold on RNZ Nights' Element of the Week.
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Dr Natalie Plank is a Lecturer in Physics in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington. Natalie completed a BSc (Hons) in Astrophysics at The University of Edinburgh before doing an MSc in Microelectronics. She then completed her PhD on the functionalisation of carbon nanotubes for molecular electronics with Rebecca Cheung also at The University of Edinburgh.
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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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MacDiarmid Institute PhD student Leo Browning manipulates nano-wires to make neural networks that behave like living neurons.
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