Watch this space – information about NanoCamp 2018 will be up in September 2017. 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 full week of residential lab […]


DiscoveryCamp – Te Tohu Huraina

Watch this space – information about DiscoveryCamp 2018 will be up in September 2017. 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 13 Māori and Pasifika secondary […]


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.


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.


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Student & Postdoc Symposium 2015

Mātauranga Māori, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Victoria University of Wellington 19-20 November 2015 Tēnā koutou katoa The theme of the 2015 Student and Postdoc Symposium is ‘Mātauranga Māori, Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials’. Mātauranga Māori encompasses historic, local, and traditional knowledge; systems of knowledge transfer and storage; and goals, aspirations and issues from a Māori perspective. […]