Cafe Scientifique: NZ Innovation for Sustainability

MacDiarmid Institute Lecture Series

Cafe Scientifique Tauranga is pleased to once again support the MacDiarmid Institute by hosting the Tauranga leg of their lecture series.

The lecture series showcases different aspects of NZ Innovation for Sustainability at centres throughout NZ. Our presenters, Drs Laura Domigan and Ben Mallett, will discuss Materials science offering a greener future for our plant.

Our zero carbon future:

– Solar energy materials – Energy efficient computing

– New battery technologies – Recyclable consumer electronics

– Carbon capture – Up-cycling natural materials

The MACDIARMID INSTITUTE is a New Zealand Centre of Research Excellence, with a focus on Nanotechnology and Materials Science.


– It is important to register your attendance on-line with Eventbrite so we get the right number of seats and cups. No need to print your ticket – we just need to know numbers.

– $5 door fee subsidises the cost of the venue and nibbles.

Register Here

Date: Monday 14th October 2019
Time: 6:30pm for a 7pm start. All over by 9pm.
Place: Tauranga Yacht & Power Boat Club Inc, 90 Keith Allen Drive, Tauranga

Café Scientifique is a regular Tauranga-based seminar series where anyone can explore the latest scientific thinking and research from national and international speakers, in a relaxed setting.

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