Applications due 30 July The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology invites applications for Principal Investigator status, in conjunction with its 2018 Investigator review. The criteria against which applications will be assessed are: Research Excellence: as demonstrated by publication metrics and evidence of impact as demonstrated by, for example, community engagement or commercialisation activity. Strategic Engagement: as […]
MacDiarmid Researcher and University of Auckland Professor David Williams shortlisted for 2018 KiwiNet Award
MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology Principal Investigator and University of Auckland Professor David Williams was today announced as a finalist for the KiwiNet Baldwins Researchers Entrepreneur Award. This award recognises an entrepreneurial researcher who has made outstanding contributions to business innovation or has created innovative businesses in New Zealand through technology licensing, start-up […]
Chair of the MacDiarmid Institute Board, Paul Atkins, today announced the appointment of Associate Professor Nicola Gaston and Associate Professor Justin Hodgkiss as Co-Directors of the Institute. “I’m delighted to see both Associate Professor Gaston and Associate Professor Hodgkiss take up the roles of Co-Director of the MacDiarmid Institute. Both have long experience as MacDiarmid […]
Productivity Commission cites MacDiarmid Institute as key organisation contributing to low emissions materials and technologies
MacDiarmid Institute welcomes Productivity Commission Report on Low Emissions Economy MacDiarmid Deputy Director Dr Geoff Willmott today welcomed the Productivity Commission Report on Low Emissions Economy. The report notes the MacDiarmid Institute has research strength in this area. “We welcome the Commission’s call for more research into low-emissions research and development. The report correctly identifies […]
Harvard Professor and MacDiarmid Institute International Science Board member Dan Nocera talk at the Royal Society: Fuels to Food from Sunlight, Air, and Water. 20 February 2018. Read more at RadioNZ and TheSpinoff. Professor Nocera’s talk at the Royal Society
A new line of news articles that address the stories of MacDiarmid alumni is launched and can be found here or among the Newsroom categories above. Picture Source: Nasa
Three female nanoscientists discuss their lives and work at the ‘AMN8 Trio – Women in Science panel’ – a public engagement event held in Queenstown during AMN8 in February 2017. Watch the video Read more at TheSpinoff
12 of our Investigators were successful in MBIE 2016 Endeavour Round.
MacDiarmid Investigators are involved in both ‘Smart Ideas’ and ‘Research Programmes’.
For most new companies, getting the right staff on board is important. For high-tech start-up companies, it is vital. The smooth transfer of technology from a research institution can be a challenge for a new company. This was a problem facing Hi-Aspect, a new MacDiarmid start-up that had developed protein-based nanomaterial for use in skincare […]
Materials Science is Everywhere From the touchscreen on your mobile to the magnets in your laptop, materials science is everywhere. And MacDiarmid scientists have been nearly everywhere too – from dairy sheds to an angel investor forum and into classrooms. Read more in our Annual Report 2015 Or read our stories here: Out of the […]