Mathematician finds ‘real-world’ opportunities in a change of direction
19 August 2020
Pure mathematician Atefeh Rahimi describes her journey to pursuing a PhD with real-world applications in Engineering Science.
Stick insects steal show at Three Minute Thesis Final
11 August 2020
Find out who won the University of Auckland Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2020 Final.
25,000 words a minute: what it’s like competing in the Three Minute Thesis competition
7 August 2020
Faculty heat winners from across the University will come together this week to compete in the final of the University of Auckland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
From foundation to PhD, with Cook Island values all the way
7 August 2020
Peta Ravlich enrolled in a foundation certificate in 2010, preparing to follow her dream of becoming an ECE teacher and keeping her Rarotongan language alive. She is now a PhD student, examining Cook Island students’ success in higher education.
Video games and mental health during Covid-19: Opportunities and precautions
13 July 2020
Opinion: Professor Chris Bullen and Jinsong (Jimmy) Chen explore video game engagement during the Covid-19 lockdown and its effect on mental health.
Innovation meets education
10 July 2020
A University of Auckland student group’s new idea for a digital learning platform could change the way children connect organically while distance learning.
Taking stock 40 years after marine reserve created
6 July 2020
Total biomass within the Leigh Marine Reserve is five times higher than it was 40 years ago when the Reserve was first established, a new study shows.
Toothpaste created by chemistry student a winner
24 June 2020
There are key aspects of formulating a new toothpaste that are challenging for the novice chemist - the correct amount of foaming and that all-important fresh after-taste are two that are difficult to get just right.
Excellence awards reflect vital role research plays
11 June 2020
Research Excellence Award winners exemplify success in bringing ideas to life for the public good.
Worrying trend on vaccination – new study
10 June 2020
Anti-vaccination attitudes in New Zealand are becoming more entrenched among almost a third of the population and the trend is a worrying one, researchers say.
Māori and Pacific dread armed police patrols
9 June 2020
Opinion: Fear and anger from Māori and Pasifika to armed policing in Aotearoa are not emotional reactions: they are valid scientific conclusions, writes Emilie Rākete.
The secret life of our aquifers
21 April 2020
What is the impact of nitrogen pollution on our aquifers providing drinking water for 40 percent of New Zealanders?