Michelle Dickinson

Mar
24

Outreach – Institute Investigators visit Nelson College for Girls

While in Nelson for AMN-7 the MacDiarmid Institute’s seventh international conference for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, three of the Institute’s Investigators visited Nelson College for Girls to share with the Year 12 and 13 students their passion and enthusiasm for science. Senior science students from Nelson College for Boys also attended the presentations.   Fibonacci [...]
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Mar
24

Dr Michelle Dickinson – Nanogirl at the Auckland Arts Festival

MacDiarmid Institute Associate Investigator Dr Michelle Dickinson performed as her alter ego “Nanogirl” in the Auckland Arts Festival as part of ‘Think Science Day”. We sent along a number of Auckland Primary School teachers who had participated in Kōrero with Scientists programme, and one of them, Kelsy Fletcher contributed the the following review. On Saturday 14th […]

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Nov
27

Women of Influence

The MacDiarmid Institute had four investigators placed as finalists in the Science and Innovation category of Westpac’s Women of Influence Awards for 2014.

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New Faces: Michelle Dickinson

Michelle Dickinson has always been interested in how things work. Her father, an aircraft engineer, would leave bits of circuitry lying about the house (Michelle remembers this frustrating her mother somewhat) and encouraged Michelle to take things apart and put them back together again.  This natural curiosity and an ability in maths and science was nurtured at school—“at no time was I ever made to […]

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