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Department of Physics News and Events

Marsden Fund Success 2017

Thursday, 2 November 2017

The Department of Physics is very pleased to announce this year's Marsden Fund recipients.

Solar storms and Auckland’s damaged fuel pipeline

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Physicists at the University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington suggest geomagnetic storms can cause corrosion in New Zealand’s pipelines, and some areas, including Northland, are more vulnerable.

Funding success in National Science Challenge

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Otago University physicist, Dr Inga Smith, has won a two-year-long Deep South National Science Challenge contestable research grant running until mid-2019.

Physics Seminar - Sanjib Ghosh

Friday, 22 September 2017

Sanjib Ghosh is a PhD student in the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore.

IAGA Award for Emma Douma

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Emma Douma won this prestigious award at the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, Cape Town, South Africa.