Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Investment in MedTech to translate science to real life
26 October 2021
The Government is investing $8.1 million over three years in Te Tītoki Mataora, the MedTech Research Translator, co-led by the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) to develop new technologies that could transform healthcare.
Targeting the right atrium, to fix our irregularly beating hearts
1 October 2021
A team of researchers at the University of Auckland is advancing the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) by using computational modelling and artificial intelligence to target the right atrium, the chamber of the heart which has been neglected in heart research.
Creating a Digital 'Mini Me'
28 September 2021
Bioengineer Dr Julie Choisne has been awarded an Aotearoa Fellowship for research aimed at developing what she calls a “Digi Mini Me” – a computational model of the physiology of a child.
Using technologies of the future to piece together the past
20 September 2021
A world-leading project to analyse thousands of Māori stone artefacts has been funded at the University of Auckland.
E whakatinana ana a ABI i ngā mātāpono kaupapa Māori ki te whakaahu i te rangahau
13 September 2021
I whakatūria e te Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) he Komiti Whakaahu Māori hou, i whakaritea ki te hanga kaupapa hei tautoko i te whakaahutanga o te Māori i ABI, me te akiaki me te whakarite i te whakaurunga o ngā pūkenga pūhanga koiora ki te Māori hei wāhanga o ā rātou rangahau.
Bioengineers receive MBIE funding to develop ‘electroceutical’ to treat heart disease
10 September 2021
Researchers at the ABI have been awarded over $1 million by MBIE’s Endeavour Fund to develop an implantable medical device that activates nerves to treat heart disease.
Using augmented reality to revisit ‘first contact’
3 September 2021
Mairi Gunn, PhD candidate with the ABI and the Design Programme, talks about Haptic Hongi, one of over 20 installations from New Zealand to feature in Garden Aotearoa, as part of Ars Electronica.
Architects and bioengineers create shape-shifting structure that talks in poetry
1 September 2021
How and why Tharindu Kaluarachchi, ABI, taught a 3-D structure to listen and converse with visitors using Artificial Intelligence and 60,000 poems.
Tim Angeli-Gordon: 'Let's avoid Pākehā paralysis by becoming part of the tukutuku'
31 August 2021
Opinion: There's a role for non-Māori to become 'Pākehā allies’ in supporting te ao Māori, te reo Māori and mātauranga Māori, writes Tim Angeli-Gordon.
Cutting-edge festival brings together digital art, technology and virtual experience
29 August 2021
Ars Electronica is coming to Aotearoa New Zealand, co-hosted by the University of Auckland and Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington, an event that showcases installations at the nexus of art, technology, and society.
New technology to take temperature of the feet of diabetics
2 August 2021
Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) have received funding to trial a portable temperature-sensing technology to detect the early signs of complications of the feet among people with Diabetes 2.
Getting pre-schoolers on board with the science of vision testing
30 July 2021
A technology designed by researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) to test the eyesight of pre-schoolers has been awarded $1.2 million by the Health Research Council (HRC), which will enable the researchers to put it to the test in childcare centres in south Auckland.