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The science camp breaking down the barriers for Māori and Pasifika students

Diversity in academia is essential to expanding our knowledge systems and getting better outcomes for communities. Hands-on science programme DiscoveryCamp is helping expose more young people to the possibilities of science.

Modified: Sep 13, 2022, 1:09 PM

Created: Sep 13, 2022, 12:53 PM

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s millions of tiny bits of plastic above our heads

Tiny chunks of plastic are in our skies and they may be helping cool the climate, according to research published in Nature.

Modified: Oct 21, 2021, 11:43 AM

Created: Oct 21, 2021, 11:00 AM

How electronic noses could help us sniff our way out of the Covid crisis

Scientists may have found a way to smell Covid-19 in addition to current tests, and a cough or sneeze.

Modified: Oct 21, 2021, 11:07 AM

Created: Sep 27, 2021, 12:00 PM

The free camp that encourages Māori and Pacific students to consider careers in science

The free camp that encourages Māori and Pacific students to consider careers in science.

Modified: Apr 26, 2023, 8:27 PM

Created: Aug 24, 2021, 11:58 PM

The Spinoff

We have partnered with The Spinoff online magazine and news site, to create a science page with lively-written science stories for The Spinoff’s young and engaged (and growing) audience.

Modified: Feb 4, 2022, 12:39 PM

Created: Jan 19, 2019, 10:27 PM

'I literally covered my wall in Post-it notes': meet NZ’s new chief scientist

The new chief science adviser to the prime minister, Professor Juliet Gerrard, talks about diversity in science, the political hot potatoes, and what constitutes science.

Modified: Jan 24, 2022, 11:25 AM

Created: Nov 13, 2018, 2:50 PM

There’s no renewable energy future without lithium

If the future is going to be powered by renewable energy, the world needs to get a lot better at dealing with one very precious element, the Materialise conference on sustainability in Wellington has heard.

Modified: Sep 28, 2021, 2:58 PM

Created: Oct 30, 2018, 2:54 PM

Computers have grown into energy gluttons, and it can’t go on like this

It’s natural to assume that the IT revolution will continue forward at a cracking pace, but what if there are limits on how much energy humanity can actually put towards it?

Modified: Sep 28, 2021, 3:01 PM

Created: Oct 22, 2018, 2:58 PM

How to cool down your data

Whether you’re mining bitcoin or Googling yourself, you’re creating a lot of heat somewhere.

Modified: Sep 28, 2021, 3:08 PM

Created: Jul 19, 2018, 3:01 PM

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

Harvard Professor Daniel Nocera – Fuels to Food from Sunlight, Air, and Water

Harvard Professor and MacDiarmid Institute International Science Board member Dan Nocera talk at the Royal Society.

Modified: Jan 24, 2022, 11:18 AM

Created: Mar 6, 2018, 12:00 AM

Discover yourself on DiscoveryCamp

DiscoveryCamp is a fun, hands-on programme designed for year 12 or 13 Māori and Pasifika secondary pupils with an interest in science.

Modified: Apr 26, 2023, 8:31 PM

Created: Aug 10, 2017, 6:40 AM

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