Business and economy
Artificial intelligence: should we fear it or love it?
24 July 2019
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently generating high expectations and intense debate over issues such as the future of work, inherent bias and military application.
NZ business missing out on foreign graduate talent
18 July 2019
Opinion: The challenge for NZ employers to hire the people they need is well recognised, but there is talent trained right here many overlook, writes Brett Berquist.
Auckland student takes lawn bowls to millions
15 July 2019
No one would have anticipated a lawn bowls tournament to be the next success story to emerge from the University of Auckland’s entrepreneurship hub. Except, that is, for PhD student Rebecca Jelley.
Curating change with a Kupe Leadership Scholarship
8 July 2019
Ane Tonga has returned to University to undertake a Master of Arts majoring in Art History. Her thesis will examine Pacific curatorial practice in New Zealand between 1989 and 2019, a research area that has received very little critical attention.
The future of the media
5 July 2019
How can media organisations survive and thrive in a rapidly changing digital environment? How can media outlets build products and services that people will pay for, while at the same time incentivise good journalism?
Drastic change in our food systems needed
3 July 2019
Opinion: We need to transform how we grow, market, consume and dispose of our food, and fast.
No price stigma for ‘tactically’ remediated leaky homes
27 June 2019
Leaky homes that have been fixed, made weathertight and reclad in non-monolithic cladding have the same market value as unaffected dwellings, according to research just published.
Vinyl, virtual lungs and 3D printing feature in Winter Week public lectures
24 June 2019
From virtual lungs to a surge in the popularity of vinyl, Winter Week on Campus once again opens a fascinating window into the world-class research taking place at the University of Auckland.
Crime pays for senior male executives
24 June 2019
Senior male executives who commit corporate economic crimes are less likely to be dismissed or legally punished than middle management and junior staff according to new research.
AI for good
18 June 2019
The Government is investing millions of dollars in the University of Auckland to help understand and unlock the power of artificial intelligence (AI).
A Wellbeing Budget in name only
17 June 2019
Opinion: Robert MacCulloch, Matthew S. Abel Chair of Macroeconomics, argues the recent Wellbeing Budget was disappointing.
Unfair superannuation partner rule finally dropped
4 June 2019
The government intends to amend the Social Security Act to make entitlement to New Zealand Super and Veteran’s Pensions simpler and more modern by basing people’s entitlement on their own circumstances, rather than on the circumstances of their partner.