Jun
27

Taking our outreach activities to the next level

An extension of our very successful and long running series of classes in Wellington, and our next national public forum – A Place to Live went live! Both of these outreach activities are part of extended partnerships that enable us to have greater reach and deliver more impact.  Both are geared to bring together different […]

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May
08

Continued funding an endorsement of vision

Continued funding of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Material and Nanotechnology, hosted by Victoria University of Wellington, is confirmation of the contribution the Institute is making to New Zealand’s economic future says Director, Professor Kate McGrath. The Institute is one of six Centres for Research Excellence (COREs) which the Tertiary Education Commission today announced will […]

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Jul
19

Callaghan Innovation: Research for Economic Growth

In it is summarised many of the messages that we have been hearing since Callaghan Innovation was launched on 1 February of this year.  The business proposition was strongly stated: Callaghan Innovation will deliver the research needs of New Zealand high value manufacturing industry in order to create real dollar returns. Few would challenge such […]

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May
27

New IAB Chair

Distinguished scientist and new MacDiarmid Institute International Advisory Board Chair, Dr Jeff Tallon spent his formative years mucking about in sheds with crystal sets and Popular Mechanics, taking things apart and figuring out how to put them back again. This quintessential Kiwi childhood has led to an international career at the vanguard of superconductor research, […]

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Feb
01

Callaghan Innovation open for business

Last week the new Board was announced. Sue Suckling is the Chair and Murray Nash (previously at MED) is the acting CE.  Richard Templer will lead Callaghan Innovation Research Limited. Transition times are always difficult particularly when the transition includes merging, expansion and evolution and of course people. This is the situation currently being faced […]

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