Outreach Programme/Media

 

SUMMARY OF OUTREACH ACTIVITIES RELATED TO AMN8 as at 16 December


Friday, 10 February
, 11am, Aurora Centre, Christchurch

IT’S A KIND OF MAGIC

Professor David Leigh presents to senior high school students

RSVP by Tuesday 7th February to macdiarmid-institute@vuw.ac.nz


Monday, 13 February, 6.00pm, Presbyterian Church Hall, 71 Tenby St, Wanaka

ENABLING THE SOLAR REVOLUTION 

Professor Henry Snaith FRS, University of Oxford, and Associate Professor Justin Hodgkiss, Deputy Director, MacDiarmid Institute, present to the Royal Society Branch, Wanaka

RSVP to john.darby@xtra.co.nz


Tuesday, 14 February, 5.30pm, Copthorne 3, Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront, 27 Frankton Rd, presentation arranged in association with the Catalyst group

The AMN TRI Female Sign on Facebook 2.0 Beta

Women scientists and mathematicians are no longer “hidden figures” in the race to make cleaner, cheaper, smarter energy and materials for a better world…for survival.

Professor Silvia Giordani, Professor  Natalie Stingeln, and Dr Carla Meledrandi . 

RSVP to Sarah Jones, Catalyst, sarah@boost.co.nz


Thursday, 16 February, 7.30pm, The Suter Gallery Theatre, 208 Bridge St, NELSON

IT’S ALL ABOUT PROTEINS

Professor Juliet Gerard presents to the Nelson Science Society

Contact:  President of the Nelson Science Society, Jenny Pollock, jenny.pollock@xtra.co.nz

 

Friday, 17 February, 11am to 12noon, Nelson Girls’ College

Professor Juliet Gerrard will talk to senior biology students at Nelson Girls College, based on above presentation

Contact:  Kirsty Silcock, HOD Biology, Nelson Girls College, kirsty.silcock@ngc.school.nz

 

Spinoff Articles

Zoom in. Keep zooming. Don’t stop. On New Zealand and the nano-revolution

‘It looks like magic’ – David Leigh on the gobsmacking potential of molecular motors

Unpeeling the nano onion: Silvia Giordani on the potential for a massive, tiny breakthrough in cancer treatment