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He Honoka Hauwai

As part of the Green Hydrogen Project led by Prof. Sally Brooker we are running outreach in Southland focused on the new technology. This involves the use of hydrogen fuel cell kits in around 20 schools across the region. This news article looks at our first engagement with schools around this project.

Te tai Tokerau Wānanga

An article about a trip we did to Te Tai Tokerau as part of a Division of Sciences Wānanga to work with Rangatahi and Kaiako at Kaitaia College can be found at this link

Science transcends cultures in Taiwan

An article about our involvement in the Madam Curie Chemistry Camp in Taiwan was published in Science on 1st June 2018.

Contact: Jacqui Kao,

Sharing chemistry with Māori students

An article about some of our involvement with the University of Otago Science Wānanga program was published in Science

Start of our International outreach

In 2016 we were invited to go and work with schools in the Malaysian state of Sarawak following a trip to Taiwan. This article in the Otago Magazine was start of what has been three fantastic, amazing trips, with more to come.


Manuka in the community

In 2017 we received funding from Unlocking Curious Minds to fund the development of a citizen science project around the chemo-typing of manuka around Aotearoa New Zealand. School pupils got to collect samples and run a simple test to assess how effective an extract of their plants was as a herbicide.

Dave Warren with pupils from Musselburgh school talking about their findings

This news article about the project appeared on National TV in May 2018.