A two-day symposium celebrating the life and work of the late Professor Sir Paul Callaghan is to be held in Wellington from February 18 to 19, organised by Victoria University and the MacDiarmid Institute.
The Professor Sir Paul Callaghan Symposium will provide an insight into Callaghan’s life and career, and highlight the progress made and plans for the future of the work he started.
Day one of the symposium will feature nine speakers and will focus on Sir Paul’s most significant work, his international collaborations and scientific advances.
Day two, Beyond the Science, will consist of a series of 15-minute presentations, based on Callaghan’s areas of work and interest outside of science.
Speakers include Professor Lynn Gladen (University of Cambridge); Professor Yang Xia (Oakland University); Professor Shaun Hendy (Victoria University, MacDiarmid Institute and Callaghan Innovation); Fran Wilde (Greater Wellington Regional Council); Kim Hill (Radio New Zealand); and Dr Wayne Ngata (Te Aitanga a Hauiti, Ngāti Ira and Ngāti Porou).
To register for the free event, email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Paul Callaghan Symposium’ in the subject line and include your name, affiliation and day(s) you want to attend.