Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Unlocking the secrets of the human heart, and making robots move more like us
8 November 2019
Researchers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute have received over $1 million in the latest round of Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden/Marsden funding.
University of Auckland welcomes Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden
5 November 2019
Some of the challenges New Zealand faces in health, environment, culture, science, and engineering will be addressed thanks to nearly $22 million awarded to the University of Auckland from the Marsden fund.
Taking heart research to a new level
31 October 2019
Associate Professor Andrew Taberner of the Auckland Biogengineering Institute and the Department of Engineering Science been awarded a James Cook Fellowship to develop a 'dyno' for the heart.
Immersed in the Centre for Brain Research
15 October 2019
This year's Brain Bee winners had the opportunity to experience the Centre for Brain Research for a day.
If the glove fits, then let the hand talk to the robot
27 September 2019
The day after Christopher Walker graduated with his PhD in Bioengineering he was on a plane to Croatia, to test the glove he developed to communicate with a robot, underwater.
Using data in a good way, and making boring breathing exercises fun
27 September 2019
Dr Hamed Minaeizaeim was studying his PhD in Bioengineering at ABI when, in his spare time, he developed a device to make chest physiotherapy exercises prescribed for children with lung disorders a fun thing to do.
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.