Faculty of Science
Men with hostile sexist beliefs feel less powerful in relationships
4 December 2018
Heterosexual men with hostile sexist attitudes are more likely to think they lack power in a relationship rather than seeing themselves as powerful.
Kathleen Curtis Atrium naming ceremony
30 November 2018
The Faculty of Science proudly renames the plaza atrium of the Science Centre after prestigious alumna Kathleen Curtis to commemorate 125 years of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand.
Kiwi sperm selection company acquired by global corporate
21 November 2018
A cell-sorting startup with considerable significance for the trillion-dollar global livestock market has been bought by a global corporate that already has significant existing operations in New Zealand.
University of Auckland researchers honoured
15 November 2018
Two leading scientists from the University of Auckland have been honoured in this year’s New Zealand Association of Scientists awards.
The evolutionary miracle of language
14 November 2018
Opinion: From gestures, to pantomime, to modern speech: what makes human language so unique? Emeritus Professor Michael C. Corballis takes a close look.
University of Auckland science research attracts major funding
8 November 2018
Are microalgae responsible for putting plastic in our food? How do sharks localise sounds underwater? The rise of drug-resistant pathogens is a major global health problem but could the molecules living organisms employ to defend themselves against bacterial attack offer a solution?
Spring Week lectures for adult learners
6 November 2018
From childhood immunisation to the potential of circular economies, Spring Week on Campus invites the public to attend a week of fascinating lectures at the University of Auckland.
Quantum computing, sexual selection and deep space research awarded
25 October 2018
Six University of Auckland scientists researching topics from deep space to the biodiversity of the sea floor have received top honours from the Royal Society of New Zealand.
The new Dr Who and a view of dyspraxia
23 October 2018
Opinion: Dyspraxia is entering public conscience via a character in Dr Who. Liz FairGray (Science) adds depth to the TV portrayal of this complex disorder.
Honours for a lifetime pursuit of mathematics
17 October 2018
Distinguished Professor Marston Conder of the University of Auckland has been awarded the Jones Medal from the Royal Society Te Apārangi to recognise his lifetime achievement in mathematics.
Great science and good food makes million dollar business
15 October 2018
A New Zealand start-up making apple, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir flour has received a $NZ1.2 million injection from the home of gastronomy, France.
Nothing artificial about the intelligence of kiwi students
11 October 2018
Three University of Auckland students have had their advice for the New Zealand Government on artificial intelligence (AI) published in The New York Times international edition.