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NZ Herald: Dedicated scientists scoop PM’s award

Peter Griffin posted in on March 10th, 2010.

Andrew Koubaridis writes in the New Zealand Herald about the winners of the inaugural Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, in particular the winners of the top award, given for their work on high temperature superconductors: Dr Jeff Tallon and Dr Bob Buckley. The article also looks at the winners of the other prizes. An excerpt: (read […]

Dom Post: Current thinking at IRL

Peter Griffin posted in on February 11th, 2010.

Bill O’Byrne of the Dominion Post reports on high temperature superconductors (HTS), what they are, and the cutting edge work being done in the field by local scientists at Industrial Research Limited (IRL). He also writes about this week’s ISIS-18 conference, happening in Wellington, which will bring together those involved in HTS commercialisation from Europe, […]

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New Zealand leads the way in high temperature superconductors

Peter Griffin posted in on February 8th, 2010.

This week, the 18th International Superconductivity Industry Summit (ISIS-18) will take place in Wellington.  The Summit brings together various companies – both local and international – involved in the commercialisation of high temperature superconductors: a technology with implications for power generation, electronics, and mass transportation, and in which New Zealand has significant involvement. Superconductivity has […]

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