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MacDiarmid Institute Co-Director Prof Nicola Gaston awarded Royal Society Thomson Medal

Our Co-Director Prof Nicola Gaston has been awarded the Thomson Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi for transformative leadership for the research, science and innovation sector and as a ‘driver of change’ towards equity for women in science.

Modified: Dec 3, 2023, 10:39 PM

Created: Nov 9, 2023, 7:20 PM

What is materials science (2023)

MacDiarmid Institute investigators discuss how materials science and nanotechnology can solve the big problems of our time.

Modified: Oct 16, 2023, 12:26 AM

Created: Oct 16, 2023, 12:03 AM

We welcome two new Deputy Directors

We welcome Associate Professors Anna Garden and Natalie Plank as our new Deputy Directors, and bid farewell from our directorship team to Professor Paul Kruger and Associate Professor Geoff Willmott.

Modified: Jul 10, 2023, 2:00 PM

Created: Jul 3, 2023, 10:58 AM

Our research programmes over the years

There has been an evolution to move the focus of applications more towards global challenges of climate change and sustainability.

Modified: Apr 19, 2023, 6:33 PM

Created: Apr 18, 2023, 7:41 PM

Rhodes Trust trip to Oxford

Our Deputy Director Māori Associate Professor Pauline Harris travelled to Oxford in October with Juliet Nelson.

Modified: Apr 18, 2023, 7:01 PM

Created: Apr 14, 2023, 7:24 PM

Co-Directors’ Report - Annual Report 2022

When the MacDiarmid Institute turned 20 years old in 2022, we took the opportunity to celebrate what the Institute has achieved so far, and to look forward to the next 20 years.

Modified: Apr 14, 2023, 8:00 PM

Created: Apr 13, 2023, 1:41 PM

Sci Fi/Sci Fact - The Multiverse

Professor Nicola Gaston talks about the multiverse, a hypothetical group of multiple universes.

Modified: Jul 21, 2022, 6:18 PM

Created: Jul 4, 2022, 10:11 AM

Spinning out a podcast

Our fortnightly popular science ‘Materials: Fact or Fiction' segment continued for its second year. A spinoff of the series was released as a podcast titled Sci Fi/Sci Fact.

Modified: Jun 3, 2022, 11:22 AM

Created: May 27, 2022, 1:07 PM

Funding successes - Annual Report 2021

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.

Modified: Jun 3, 2022, 1:19 PM

Created: May 9, 2022, 8:59 PM

Co-Directors’ Report - Annual Report 2021

Despite the ongoing challenges from the Covid pandemic, 2021 was a year of new directions and growth for the MacDiarmid Institute.

Modified: Jun 8, 2022, 10:19 AM

Created: May 4, 2022, 10:34 AM

Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Dragonriders of Pern

Professor Nicola Gaston talks about Dragonriders of Pern, the science fantasy series.

Modified: Apr 29, 2022, 12:20 PM

Created: Apr 28, 2022, 12:36 PM

Whakarewarewa Living Village and the MacDiarmid Institute to restore the health of culturally significant stream

Whakarewarewa Living Village is looking to restore the health of the stream which flows through the Village, with help from some of our researchers. Combining Mātauranga Māori, putaiao Māori and science.

Modified: Dec 13, 2023, 9:38 PM

Created: Apr 5, 2022, 12:05 PM

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