From chicken feathers to fire retardant
23 July 2019
Researchers at the Faculty of Engineering have developed a way to turn chicken feathers into a high performing fire retardant.
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.
Auckland alumni answer call for volunteers
13 July 2019
University of Auckland alumni have been out and about answering calls for volunteer help, including building a new vegetable garden at Epsom Lodge and working with people with disabilities on the North Shore.
Encouraging students to stick with the STEM subjects
11 July 2019
Almost 100 year 9 and 10 students in the Waikato region got up close and personal with researchers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute on Innovation Day this week.
Māori working with and for Māori in health research, and for better vision
10 July 2019
Dr Jason Turuwhenua of the ABI has successfully led a trial that builds a new model of engagement for researchers working with Māori and Pacific communities.
Chinese graduates give back
8 July 2019
Members of Auckland’s Chinese community mucked-in at Dominion Road Primary School as part of the University of Auckland’s inaugural Volunteer Impact Week.
New York alumni helping the homeless
4 July 2019
The University’s New York alumni chapter spent an afternoon feeding the homeless and working poor in the Bronx as part of Volunteer Impact Week.
The place that doesn't want your soul or wallet
27 June 2019
“Sixteen speculations on the possibilities for a new central library for Auckland” designed by architecture students draw attention to the expanding role of the modern library.
Addiction: the elephant in the room
27 June 2019
Drink, pokies funding communities, and treatments involving psychedelic drugs are among addiction topics being discussed in the 2019 Winter Lecture series.
Green initiative takes silver for Auckland students
26 June 2019
University of Auckland students brought home silver in the 2019 World’s Challenge Challenge held in Western University in London, Canada.
Making food safe using pressure instead of heat
24 June 2019
Sixteen years of research at the Faculty of Engineering has come to fruition and could change the way we pasteurise food, keeping it safe but fresher and better for us.
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.