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Episode 9 - The history of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute from 1980-2020 and beyond
Professor Peter Hunter, gives an insight into how the institute began and where it’s heading in the future.
Episode 8 - Success in and beyond academia
Listen in on a panel discussion from the ABI Research Forum 2020 – the topic for the panel was Success In and Beyond Academia.
Episode 7 - The heart of the matter
In this episode Reuben Keeling talks with our researchers from the Heart Mechanics Research Group. Listen in as they discuss their research and how it will make a difference with heart disease.
Episode 6 - An exciting journey in brain research
This week our podcast episode is another 'Throwback Thursday' this time with a very special guest speaker - Sir Richard Faull, Director of the Centre for Brain Research.
Episode 5 - Augmented reality and human computer interaction
Professor Mark Billinghurst and Professor Aaron Quigley discuss the future of technology interaction. Imagine if computers could understand how you were feeling and help you better understand other people?
Episode 4 - Muscles and bones
Two of our emerging researchers - Dr Julie Choisne and Dr Geoffrey Handsfield discuss their research into muscles and bones, in particular their focus on helping young children with cerebral palsy, which is the most common cause of physical disability worldwide. While also covering what brought them to the Institute and New Zealand from their home countries.
Episode 3 - Women in science
We are blessed to have many talented and inspiring women at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. In this episode we chat with Dr Alys Clark and Dr Jenny Kruger about their research, their role models and the amazing women they work with.
Episode 2 - The final frontier of the human body
The gut has been referred to as the final frontier of the human body. It has a huge influence on our health and daily well being, but we know so little about it. In this episode, we find out more about how the gut works, the kinds of health issues that can arise, and the research we are doing to help.
Episode 1 - What is the Auckland Bioengineering Institute?
Chances are you probably don't know about the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. So what is it, when was it set up, what kind of research is done there, and what start-up companies has it spun out? Listen to the first episode of our podcast to find out!
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