Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Protecting the bones and muscles of children with cerebral palsy
9 September 2019
Researchers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) talk about their potentially life-changing research into cerebral palsy.
Bioengineer jets off to NASA to study drones for planetary exploration
30 August 2019
Bioengineer Finbar Argus has been awarded a scholarship to NASA, where he'll be looking at the aerodynamics of aircraft such as drones for planetary exploration.
A watch-like device that helps people feel the music
28 August 2019
A wearable device which allows people to feel music, developed by researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, is "life-changing" according to one deaf user.
Why you should go jump off a table
15 August 2019
“If you want to excite the bones, and get your bones to respond to that, the best thing you can do is jump off a table,” says Associate Professor Thor Besier. “Do that ten times, and your bones will receive more stimulus than if you went for a walk for two hours.”
It’s the final countdown
31 July 2019
After three years, New Zealand’s largest-ever fundraising campaign is coming to an end.
Checking in for The Check Up
29 July 2019
Take a sneak peek behind the scenes of TVNZ’s myth-busting health series, The Check Up, with co-presenter and FMHS senior lecturer, Dr Mataroria Lyndon.
Encouraging students to stick with the STEM subjects
11 July 2019
Almost 100 year 9 and 10 students in the Waikato region got up close and personal with researchers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute on Innovation Day this week.
$6m for new Gisborne MRI research lab targeting concussion, heart disease
11 July 2019
University of Auckland's Dr Samantha Holdsworth heads up Mātai, a new not-for-profit medical imaging research and innovation centre in Tairāwhiti Gisborne.
Māori working with and for Māori in health research, and for better vision
10 July 2019
Dr Jason Turuwhenua of the ABI has successfully led a trial that builds a new model of engagement for researchers working with Māori and Pacific communities.
$5m boost to hunt for new way to control blood pressure
26 June 2019
Half the New Zealanders being treated for blood pressure don’t have it under control, says a University of Auckland researcher who has been awarded nearly $5 million from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) to look at the problem from a completely different angle.
Now everyone can read subtitles, whenever they want
19 June 2019
A new technology developed by ABI researchers allows the hearing-impaired to watch a movie at whatever cinema they like, whenever they want to.
Innovation and entrepreneurship: The shape of things to come
3 June 2019
To move beyond an economy founded on agriculture and tourism, NZ needs the type of entrepreneurial activity being undertaken by researchers at the University of Auckland.