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June 20th, 2007

Clean energy researcher awarded

The University's Dr Aaron Marshall has been recognised as an emerging leader in research and science, named an inaugural recipient of the Elizabeth Ellen Dalton Award. Dr Marshall works on developing nano-materials that could reduce global reliance on oil.

Dr Marshall says The EE Dalton award of $10,000 will enable more fundamental investigation of electrolytic nano-particles and water electrolysis systems. The research has the potential to place New Zealand at the forefront of production in nano-materials, particles one-million times smaller than the thickness of a human hair, used in hydrogen energy technology. Recent work for the project includes investigation of nano-particles' efficiency and long-term stability for producing hydrogen gas from water.


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