Dr Kirsten Edgar has a degree in a history and a PhD in chemistry. She is now a futures insights manager of advanced materials at Callaghan Innovation.
Kirsten provides advice to business on the innovation trends and market dynamics in the area of advanced materials. As part of this, she identifies how global trends in advanced materials, changing consumer behaviour and markets will impact both local businesses and New Zealand as a country.
Her overall aim is to assist New Zealand businesses to embrace new technology to advance their products and services.
You never know what your future job will be and doing science gives you such a great skill set.Dr Kirsten Edgar Futures Insights Manager Callaghan Innovation
MacDiarmid Institute alumna Dr Kirsten Edgar discusses how she uses the experience and knowledge gained from a degree in history combined with her PhD in chemistry to help New Zealand businesses.
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October 25, 2018