Science and technology
And the band played on … 3D-printed instruments
12 May 2022
Exhibition showcases 3D-printed musical instruments made in the Creative Design and Additive Manufacturing Lab and hosts NZ’s first 3D-print performance by musicians.
Shipping poses hidden threat to biggest fish in sea
11 May 2022
Collisions with ships may help to explain decline of whale sharks, research shows.
Student's deep dive into the lives (and mouths) of snapper
10 May 2022
When fisherman reported seeing different looking snapper around the country, masters student Georgia Third wanted to explore further.
All in the family: 59 years of academic success
5 May 2022
Meet a family of science stars who featured in this week's graduation ceremonies.
Babies widely starting on solids too early or too late
4 May 2022
Nearly half of NZ babies are introduced to solids too early or too late, increasing risks of long-term health issues, including obesity.
Policewoman to speech therapist: graduate's story
4 May 2022
How does 25 years in the police lead to a speech therapy career? New graduate Kelly Hayward explains the connection.
Physics student awarded Gates scholarship to Cambridge
28 April 2022
Physics student Caleb Todd won a coveted Gates Foundation 2022 scholarship to Cambridge University.
Both the art and science of the gut feature as cover story
20 April 2022
Researchers at the ABI have shown that ablation therapy, often used to correct an abnormally beating heart, can also be used to treat gut disorders. Their research featured on the cover of the American Journal of Physiology and illustrated by the co-author of the paper.
Psychologist and rebel Peet Dowrick was a world leader in his field
12 April 2022
Empathy, innovation and a rebellious streak were hallmarks of psychologist Peet Dowrick's remarkable life and career.
Real world recognition for research in augmented reality
6 April 2022
Professor Mark Billinghurst of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) has been inducted into the SIGCHI Academy of the ACM SIGCHI, which he describes as being “the equivalent of being awarded an Oscar for research in human computer interfaces”.
How did life on Earth begin? This scientist will test a novel theory
4 April 2022
Dr Peter Wills and colleagues have $2 million to test a theory on the origins of all life.
Study analyses brains of teenage rugby players, to better understand concussion
4 April 2022
Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) are using advanced biomechanical modelling to understand the impact of concussion in a study involving teenage rugby players in the Gisborne area over the course of a season.