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NZ Herald/NZPA: Pollution researcher named top emerging scientist

Peter Griffin posted in on March 9th, 2010.

The winners of the Prime Minister’s Science Awards were announced today, with doctoral student John Watt winning the top emerging scientist category. Watt also won the McDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year award for his research into how palladium nanoparticles could be used to reduce toxic exhaust emissions. An excerpt: (read in full here) “His […]

PODCAST: John Watt and Amy Whitehead’s speeches from the MacDiarmid Scientist of the Year Awards 2009

Peter Griffin posted in on August 31st, 2009.

The MacDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year Awards were held last Thursday in Auckland.  The event awards aspiring young scientists who are making valuable contributions to New Zealand’s scientific effort, but they also place a strong emphasis on the ability of our rising scientists to communicate to the world at large their work and its […]

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