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.
Starship doctor becomes Doctor of Music
25 September 2019
Nearly 40 years after graduating as a medical doctor from the University of Auckland, Dr Louise Webster has become a doctor again, this time in music.
Teaching architectural students to listen to the people who often aren’t heard
25 September 2019
Dr Karamia Müller is believed to be the first Sāmoan woman in the world to graduate with a PhD in Architecture and Planning. She was also recently shortlisted for the Education Prize for Early Career Academics by the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA).
Making better food choices with mindfulness
19 September 2019
Mindfulness has been touted as the antidote to stress and the path to serenity. But can it also help us make better food choices?
The risks and rewards of growing US-China space rivalry
18 September 2019
Opinion: Doctoral candidate Nicholas Borroz discusses the huge gains possible for humanity through space competition.
Rare chance to learn from a master
11 September 2019
A recent masterclass with leading theorist Professor Walter Mignolo was an inspiring experience for postgraduate students in Art History and Fine Arts.
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.
Babies missing out on heart screening
23 August 2019
Newborns are missing out on potentially life-saving screening for a heart defect due to unequal access to the test across district health boards and population groups, a new study reveals.
India has it right: nations either aim for the Moon or get left behind in the space economy
22 August 2019
Opinion: Doctoral candidate Nicholas Borroz discusses how space is poised to be big business.
University celebrates its community from refugee backgrounds
21 August 2019
PhD student Bilal Nasier, who fled war-torn Afghanistan when he was four-years-old, is one of 750 students with a refugee background at the University of Auckland who will be celebrated during the University's first ever Refugee Week next week.
Beauty tyranny in the age of Instagram
16 August 2019
Young women in the age of social media are under ever more intense pressure to look ‘Insta-perfect’ and it’s not making them happy.