Dr Nicola Gaston – Exploring latest advances in science

Dr Nicola Gaston – Exploring latest advances in science

How to melt a teaspoon in a cup of tea and how chemistry can help unlock new wine markets are among innovative scientific developments people will be able to learn about at a free talk in the Masterton Town Hall next week. Chemistry and physics experts from the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Victoria University will be giving the talk as part of its 2015 Public Lecture Series. Dr Nicola Gaston, also Principal Investigator in the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and President of the New Zealand Association of Scientists, will explore recent scientific discoveries made possible by nanotechnology and highly parallel computing – sciences that have changed the understanding of materials and their structure. Read the full story in the Wairarapa Times Age