MacDiarmid Institute business scholarships for alumni

The MacDiarmid Institute is offering a limited number of competitive scholarships for alumni to undertake further postgraduate study in business-related areas.  These could be short or long-term courses.   This call is open to alumni who completed their PhD or postdoctoral fellowship under the supervision of a MacDiarmid Institute investigator.   These scholarships can be […]

Dr Bhuvana Kannan

Revolution Fibres Ltd is a world leading nanofibre production company based in Auckland developing products for air filtration, skincare, acoustics, composites and much more.  It’s where MacDiarmid Institute alumni Dr Bhuvana Kannan works as Research & Innovation Manager   Dr Bhuvana studied chemistry on a MacDiarmid PhD under MacDiarmid PIs and Professors Jadranka Travas Sejdic and David […]

Dr Harry Warring

When Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket made it to space on 25 May 20017 it also made it into headlines all around the world. The successful launch was the first orbital-class rocket launched from a private launch site in the world.    Rocket Lab has also launched the career of MacDiarmid Alumni Harry Warring, who now […]

Dr Andrew Preston

MacDiarmid alumni Andrew Preston’s start-up company Publons was acquired by Clarivate Analytics on 1 June 2017. Dr Preston, who started the company in 2012 with colleague Daniel Johnston, studied on a MacDiarmid Institute PhD scholarship (2007-2009) under MacDiarmid PI Associate Professor Ben Ruck.  Preston and Johnston set up Publons to incentivise peer review by giving […]