Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Professor's electrifying journey through the gut
17 October 2018
For the last 15 years bioengineer Professor Leo Cheng has been studying and modelling the inner workings of our stomachs.
New hope for diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders
4 October 2018
Debilitating and common digestive disorders that can take years to diagnose and are hard to treat are the target of new research from Dr Tim Angeli.
The heart of the matter
18 September 2018
A young New Zealand researcher who is part of a cutting-edge, international heart team at Oxford University returns home next week to graduate.
Giving new life to the Health Research Strategy
29 August 2018
New Zealand now has its first national health research strategy aimed at developing a world-leading health research and innovation system by 2027
Bioengineers create virtual 3D heart for clinical use
27 August 2018
An international team led by Auckland bioengineer Dr Jichao Zhao have created a virtual, 3D heart that could make a huge difference in the treatment of common heart rhythm disturbance, atrial fibrillation (AF).
Here, put these on and feel what I feel
9 July 2018
Opinion: Professor Mark Billinghurst (ABI) talks about technology being developed at the university that lets people share each other's experiences in real time.
Top award for artificial intelligence work
19 June 2018
Artificial intelligence trailblazer Associate Professor Mark Sagar has won a Kea award.
Graduate sets sights on new way of vision screening
8 May 2018
The old eye chart of diminishing-sized letters used for vision screening might soon be a thing of the past, thanks to work by a University of Auckland student graduating this week.
Professor's pioneering lung work honoured with top international honour
10 April 2018
Professor Merryn Tawhai receives one of the highest international accolades in her field.
Bioengineering Institute reaches out to STEM students on National Biomechanics Day
4 April 2018
Poi spinning, lung and heart simulations will be just some of the activities on display at ABI for school students on National Biomechanics Day.
Babies and Parkinson’s sufferers benefit from $2 million gift
19 March 2018
A generous gift of $2 million from the Hugo Charitable Trust has been given to the University of Auckland to conduct research into growth restriction in babies and to help those with Parkinson’s disease.
World leader in Augmented Reality joins University
20 February 2018
One of the world's pioneers in researching and commercialising Augmented Reality (AR) will join the University of Auckland under the Entrepreneurial Universities programme established by the previous government.