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Sci Fi/Sci Fact podcast takes off - Annual Report 2023

A further six episodes of our Sci Fi/Sci Fact podcast with Bryan Crump have aired in collaboration with RNZ.

Modified: Jun 5, 2024, 7:04 AM

Created: Apr 14, 2024, 11:31 PM

Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Nth Metal

Professor Penny Brothers investigates Nth Metal from DC Comics, that has the ability to negate gravity.

Modified: May 28, 2024, 5:30 PM

Created: Jul 11, 2023, 1:35 PM

Adapting to the online environment

As classes and meetings moved online in March as Aotearoa New Zealand entered Level 4 lockdown, we adapted our community outreach activities to the virtual environment.

Modified: Jan 24, 2022, 11:33 AM

Created: Mar 31, 2021, 6:13 PM

Unexpected directions make new maps

Becoming CEO of a startup is never straightforward, but Dr Kyle Webster has taken the ‘long road’ to an extreme

Modified: Oct 23, 2020, 1:16 PM

Created: Oct 22, 2020, 3:37 PM

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Napier (21 September)

Professor Penny Brothers and Dr Mike Price give their scientific take on whether fictional materials could be reality in a not too far off future.

Modified: Sep 16, 2020, 12:40 PM

Created: Sep 14, 2020, 1:37 PM

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Nth Metal

Professor Penny Brothers discusses the science behind Nth Metal from the DC Comics on RNZ Nights with Bryan Crump

Modified: Sep 22, 2020, 9:34 AM

Created: Aug 21, 2020, 8:36 AM

Element of the Week - Iron (Fe)

Professor Penny Brothers introduces the element Iron on RNZ Nights' Element of the Week.

Modified: Jan 24, 2022, 4:06 PM

Created: Jun 14, 2019, 2:24 PM

When physics meets biochemistry - Annual Report 2018

Could bio-inspired self-assembled magnetic structures make computers more efficient?

Modified: May 30, 2019, 7:14 AM

Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:51 AM

Professor Penny Brothers

Professor Penny Brothers was born and grew up in Auckland, New Zealand, and completed BSc and MSc (Hons) degrees in chemistry at the University of Auckland. In 1979 she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and set off for Stanford University to begin a PhD in chemistry under the supervision of Professor Jim Collman.

Modified: Aug 31, 2021, 11:30 AM

Created: Feb 14, 2019, 2:38 PM

2017 Lecture Series: Women in nanoscience

Three MacDiarmid Institute nanoscientists tell their personal stories of life in science, and what it is like being a woman in the physical sciences.

Modified: May 21, 2019, 6:50 AM

Created: Aug 7, 2018, 12:00 AM

Penny Brothers: Exploring surface patterning

Professor Penny Brothers is as proud and enthusiastic talking about her family as she is her science – her screensaver is a beautiful shot of her climbing Mt Aspiring with her son Tristan. She tells me, with some pleasure, that she’s delighted to be the incoming President of both the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry and the New Zealand Alpine Club in 2016.

Modified: Jun 16, 2019, 1:06 PM

Created: Jul 13, 2015, 12:00 AM

Penny Brothers - finding markers of disease

Professor Penny Brothers has designed molecules that identify chains of sugars on the surface of diseased cells.

Modified: May 21, 2019, 6:54 AM

Created: Feb 23, 2015, 12:00 AM

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