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Not-so-modest proposals for Tiwai

An ambitious solution would keep jobs in Southland and deliver on the promise of the Zero Carbon Act.

Modified: Jan 28, 2020, 12:37 PM

Created: Dec 10, 2019, 10:02 AM

Connecting with researchers at UCLA - Annual Report 2018

The discovery of conducting polymers – plastics that conduct electricity – won New Zealander Alan MacDiarmid the Nobel Prize in 2000.

Modified: May 30, 2019, 7:41 AM

Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:44 AM

2018 funding successes - Annual Report 2018

Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2018. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.

Modified: Mar 16, 2022, 4:05 PM

Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:37 AM

Journal covers - Annual Report 2018

This page lists the various scientific journal covers that featured MacDiarmid Institute Investigators work in 2018.

Modified: May 30, 2019, 6:22 PM

Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:02 AM

Professor Sally Brooker

Sally did her PhD with Dr Vickie McKee at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand (Vickie is now a Visiting Research Professor in Syddansk Universitet, Odense, Denmark and Adjunct Professor in Dublin City University, Ireland), and a postdoc with Professor George Sheldrick (of SHELX fame) at Göttingen University in Germany. She then returned to NZ to take up a lectureship at the University of Otago, the first position she applied for, where she is now a full professor and currently one of 7 inaugural Sesquicentennial Distinguished Professors (2020-2024). Sally is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Society of New Zealand and New Zealand Institute of Chemistry and in 2018 was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to science, MNZM. Other recent awards include: Francis Lions Memorial Lecturer (Sydney University, 2018), RSNZ Hector Medal for outstanding work in chemical, physical or mathematical and information sciences (2017), 28th Inorganic Chemistry Award of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI), the Burrows Award (2017), and the University of Otago Distinguished Research Medal (2017), and the inaugural triennial Curtis Lecture (Victoria University Wellington, 2015). She loves supervising her large, multinational, highly productive and high impact research team (over 210 papers to date, h = 47 Web of Science, PhD 1989), Brookers Bunch.

Modified: May 19, 2021, 3:21 PM

Created: Feb 14, 2019, 2:38 PM

MacDiarmid researchers celebrate 40 years of Germany/NZ science co-operation with German President Steinmeier

Professor Sally Brooker and Dr Renee Goreham celebrate science collaborations with German President Steinmeier and his wife Elke Büdenbender.

Modified: Jun 16, 2019, 1:32 PM

Created: Jan 25, 2018, 12:00 AM

Matthew Cowan: Silver ions to the rescue!

We’re often told that obliging industry to significantly reduce energy consumption and energy-related emissions would be bad for business and the economy. There may be some truth in that, but it also seems apparent that if there was the political and economic will, there would be the scientific ways.

Modified: Jun 16, 2019, 1:07 PM

Created: Jul 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Nick White: Inspiring alumnus

MacDiarmid Institute alumnus, Dr Nick White was born in the UK, but grew up in New Zealand and completed his BSc (Hons) at the University of Otago, and PhD at the University of Oxford. He sat down with Kate Hannah to discuss his science, and what has inspired him throughout his remarkable career trajectory.

Modified: Jun 16, 2019, 1:06 PM

Created: Jul 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Sally Brooker - environmentally-friendly plastics

Professor Sally Brooker is using metal catalysts to develop cheap, environmentally-friendly plastics for use in a host of applications.

Modified: Jun 5, 2020, 5:18 PM

Created: Feb 23, 2015, 12:00 AM

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