The MacDiarmid Building opening
The Alan MacDiarmid Building was opened by the Prime Minister John Key on Wednesday 21 July. Also attending were Steven Joyce (Tertiary Education), Wayne Mapp (Science and Innovation) and Kerry Prendergast Wellington Mayor.
Members of Alan’s family and friends came from the US and various parts of New Zealand to attend the opening function. On Thursday the visitors were hosted by the MacDiarmid Institute where they met our young researchers and toured the laboratories.