Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Protecting the bones of children with cerebral palsy
21 May 2019
Dr Julie Choisne hopes to prevent bone deformation in children with cerebral palsy, and the hip, knee and ankle abnormalities that can result from the condition.
University awards celebrate excellence at all stages of research
8 May 2019
The high quality of work and contribution of 19 researchers and teams across the faculties and institutes at the University of Auckland has been acknowledged in the 2019 Research Excellence Awards.
An app, to quickly diagnose brain injury, including mild brain injury
8 May 2019
Dr Vickie Shim, of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, aims to develop an App to quickly diagnose if a knock to the head could have long-term health consequences.
Soft inflatable robots for outer space
18 April 2019
Joseph Ashby at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute develops a new type of inflatable robot for outer space.
Major funding grant to investigate the diabetic heart
2 April 2019
Dr Kenneth Tran from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute has just been awarded $150,000 from the Health Research Council’s Explorer Grant to investigate why cardiovascular complications are the leading cause of death in people with type 2 diabetes.
Almost $1 million awarded for University of Auckland health research
1 April 2019
A wide range of leading-edge research projects have been awarded almost $1 million in funding from the Health Research Council’s Explorer Grant.
A very real achievement in virtual reality
27 March 2019
Professor Mark Billinghurst receives global recognition for his contribution to human-computer interaction for augmented and virtual reality.
Emerging Scientist Award for ABI researcher
18 March 2019
A researcher from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, who is leading the world with his development of devices that help in the fast, reliable diagnosis and treatment of gut problems, has won the Prime Minister’s 2018 MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize.
A question of gender balance
8 March 2019
To mark International Women’s Day we talk to three senior women research scientists in the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, about the question and challenges of gender balance.
It’s proven: Kegel exercises are still the best
6 March 2019
Researchers at the University of Auckland have shown that nothing works the pelvic floor like Kegel exercises, not even Pilates.
The interactive device you can stick in your mouth
19 February 2019
Imagine a device that feels like and is no bigger than a piece of chewing gum, which allows you to answer the phone simply by biting down on it.
Business entrepreneur donates $1.2 million for international scholarships
8 December 2018
Motor racing enthusiast and business leader Andrew Bagnall has funded a suite of scholarships for outstanding university graduates to pursue postgraduate programmes at the world’s best universities and at McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT) in the UK.