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Professor Craig Rodger to lead $15M MBIE-funded space weather prediction research programme

Friday, 11 September 2020

CJR_BenmoreDam_29Dec2017_2 (002)Professor Craig Rodger recently led a successful proposal to MBIE for $15M titled "Solar Tsunamis: Space-Weather Prediction and Risk Mitigation for New Zealand's Energy Infrastructure".

The five year research programme will investigate how solar explosions impacts human technology, in particular the New Zealand electricity national grid.

Congratulations Craig!

Photo: Professor Craig Rodger at the Benmore Dam, December 2017.

For more on the research, see here