Jul
25

Energy: what’s possible, what’s not | Wellington

  We’re putting the brakes on the use of fossil fuels, but is the renewable energy revolution ready for the demands of seven billion humans and rising? Will nuclear energy be necessary to tide us over? What are the implications for New Zealand? Professor Daniel Nocera is a pioneer in energy conversion, with a focus on the generation of solar fuels. He is […]

Oct
26

NanoCamp

NanoCamp 2018 will run next January. Applications open mid-August (approx). Further details to follow soon – Keep checking back! Experience science in a fun and supportive hands-on environment, and get to work with some of New Zealand’s top researchers! NanoCamp is a week long science camp delving into nanoscience and nanotechnologoy.  Selected students will have a […]

Oct
26

DiscoveryCamp – Te Tohu Huraina

DiscoveryCamp 2018 will run next January. Applications open mid-August (approx). Further details to follow soon – Keep checking back! Discover your Future Experience science in a fun and supportive hands-on environment, and get to work with some of New Zealand’s top researchers! The DiscoveryCamp – Te Tohu Huraina is a programme designed for year 12 or […]

Jul
29

Watch the MacDiarmid Regional Lecture Series 2016

MacDiarmid scientist talk in this series of lectures about the bigger picture of materials science. The lecture are held at various locations in New Zealand.

Jun
24

MESA – 3 Minute Research Video Competition

Are you savvy in Science Communication and want to show the world?  MESA 3 minute science video competition – $1000 in prizes to be won. Find out more here.

Mar
22

SANZ-O-MAG2 workshop

The second SANZMAG workshop, SANZ-O-MAG2, will be hosted by the University of Otago from Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 February 2017. The aim of SANZMAG conferences is to bring together researchers, especially from Australia and New Zealand, who have an interest in molecular magnetism. Whether you’re a magnetochemist in an established group, or an honours […]

Nov
27

Rare Earth Nitrides

Rare Earth Nitrides: The New Kids On The Block For Semiconductor Spintronics   The rare earth nitrides (RENs) are almost unique materials, displaying the properties of both semiconductors and magnets, even in their intrinsic state. They offer opportunities across a broad range of electronic-optical technologies and “spintronics” applications, an emerging energy-saving branch of electronics which […]

Oct
29

NMR diffusometry for porous media research

Dr Petrik Galvosas Victoria University of Wellington Studying molecular motion with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) is nearly as old as the discovery of NMR itself [1]. However, with the introduction of so called pulsed magnetic field gradients [2] NMR became a highly versatile tool for studying diffusion and flow in many areas such as physics, […]