Story: MacDiarmid, Alan Graham

Talking to school pupils

Talking to school pupils

Alan MacDiarmid was educated in New Zealand and has praised his early schooling and family life as being partly responsible for his later success as a scientist. Here, he talks with Naenae College pupils in 2004 about his life as a scientist, being awarded the Nobel Prize and why they should stay at school as long as they can.

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The Dominion Post
Reference: 17 March 2004
Photograph by Rob Kitchin

How to cite this page:

Paul Callaghan. 'MacDiarmid, Alan Graham', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2011. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)