Calendar of events

This page will be constantly updated as timings and dates are confirmed (next event highlighted in red). For talks later in the year titles may change as more information is received from the speaker concerned.

Thursday 16th February, 7.30pm. It's all about proteins! A talk by Professor JULIET A. GERRARD FRSNZ, Principal Investigator, MacDiarmid Institute Chair of the Marsden Council,School of Biological Sciences and School of Chemical Sciences, University of Auckland. Venue: The Suter Gallery Theatre, 208 Bridge St, Nelson. This talk is brought to you in collaboration with the MacDiarmid Institute.

Tuesday 14th March, 7.30pm. Talk: The earthquake risk in the Nelson Urban Area - Mike Johnston, Geological Consultant, Nelson. Venue: Room A211, NMIT.

Tuesday April 11th, 7.30pm.Talk: “The problem of plastic rubbish in the ocean”, Jenny Pollock, President of the NSS. Venue: NMIT Room A211. GOLD COIN DONATION NON-NSS MEMBERS.

Tuesday May 2nd, 7.30. Talk: "Some engineering aspects of the Kaikoura Earthquake" by Mark Foley (Venue: NMIT Room A211. GOLD COIN DONATION NON-NSS MEMBERS.

Wednesday June 7th 5.30 pm.  TALK: Dr Bruno Lemke - "The global consequences of increased heat stress due to climate change". Venue: The Suter Lecture theater.

Tuesday, August 29th, 7.30.  The DVD “Thin Ice” which shows how scientists gather and use data for Climate Change research, has become an important tool in Climate Change Education. One of the co-producers of "Thin Ice", Emeritus Professor Peter Barrett

Monday, September 4th, 7.00pm. A MacDiarmid lecture: Women in Nanoscience, ‘Little Materials, Big Stories’. Venue: Suter Gallery. Three MacDiarmid Institute presenters will present their own stories about working with Nanotechnology.

Monday, September 18th, 7.30pm. The annual Hochsetter Lecture. Dave Craw is giving a talk on ‘Tectonics and Genetics in Topographic Evolution’. Venue: The Suter Gallery.