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Thirst for Knowledge: Nanomaterials for dental applications

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - Ombrellos Kitchen & Bar
10 Clarendon Street

What are nanomaterials? What do they have to do with your teeth? And how do things make their way from the lab to you anyway? All your nanotechnology questions will be answered by the 2017 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist, Dr Carla Meledandri, from the Department of Chemistry.

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Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Public Policy Launch

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - TBA
This new University Centre will be dedicated to exploring policy options for managing the introduction of AI technologies to maximise their benefits and minimise potential harms.

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OERC Seminar: Citizen science for sustainability transitions: Lessons from Flip the Fleet’s efforts to accelerate uptake of electric vehicles

Thursday, 7 June 2018 - Seminar Room, Centre for Sustainability, 563 Castle St.
Prof Henrik Moller, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Sustainability & co-founder 'Flip the fleet'

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Public Lecture: Professor Alexander Weheliye - Black Life/Schwarz-Sein

Sunday, 1 July 2018 - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre, University of Otago
Professor Alexander Weheliye, from the Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University, discusses Black Life as part of the Space, Race, Bodies III: Walls conference.

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OERC Seminar: Visiting academic Dr Ian Mason - A smart energy system for New Zealand

Thursday, 5 July 2018 - Seminar Room, Centre for Sustainability, 563 Castle St, Dunedin
Dr Ian Mason, Co-director MEngSt (Renewable Energy) Programme, RF in Energy Engineering and Carbon Management, University of Canterbury

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Go beyond the seashore

Sunday, 15 July 2018 - New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014
Find out about the plants and animals that live in the intertidal zone and the deep waters just off our coast.

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OERC Seminar: Dr Rabindra Nepal, Massey University

Thursday, 16 August 2018

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OERC Seminar: Prof Bob Lloyd

Thursday, 6 September 2018

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OERC Seminar: Assoc Prof Sandra Mandic

Thursday, 4 October 2018

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OERC Symposium 2018

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin
Otago Energy Research Centre Annual Symposium 2018