Faculty of Science
Leading and learning
28 September 2022
Psychology third-year student, Jessie Houston, aspires to a career in healthcare, to combine her interests in psychology with helping people.
Opinion: What singing can do for your mental health
27 September 2022
Opinion: Singing is good for our well-being as Dr Suzanne Purdy and Alison Talmage, and members of the CeleBRation Choir, can testify.
Supercharged internet beckons as experiment crams in more data
23 September 2022
Just how much faster could the internet get? Experiment points to supercharged data transmission.
How global warming, La Niña supercharged extreme weather
19 September 2022
Opinion: Climate scientist Dr Kevin Trenberth explains this year's extreme weather.
Is New Zealand prepared for the next Covid wave?
19 September 2022
Opinion: Rapid antigen tests on arrival for international visitors and a prevalence survey are among measures needed, says Covid modeller Dr David Welch.
Mobility, curiosity and creativity at science and engineering expo
15 September 2022
Students at Te Atatū Intermediate recently experienced science and engineering through virtual reality (VR), robot spheres, and popcorn and candy floss machines.
Mate wareware and the power of te reo Māori
13 September 2022
Opinion: To mark Māori Language Week, Dr Makarena Dudley writes about the powerful effect of te reo on the well-being of kaumātua living with mate wareware (dementia).
Environmental projects win $24 million of research funding
8 September 2022
Researchers focused on plastic and cutting emissions from geothermal energy generation featured in the latest round of government funding.
How Tongan science graduate helps homeland after disaster
7 September 2022
A Tongan science graduate is helping to investigate the world's biggest recorded explosion.
Scientists model pest control across all of Aotearoa
5 September 2022
New Zealand aims to eliminate predators like rats and possums. Researchers investigated how best to do it.
Tohunga Mātauranga awarded honorary doctorate of science
30 August 2022
Tohunga tohorā (whale expert) Ramari Stewart of Ngāti Awa was awarded an honorary doctorate of science from Waipapa Taumata Rau, on 29 August at the University’s Fale Pasifika.
The ‘South Auckland Mathematics Challenge’ showcasing Māori and Pacific student excellence
24 August 2022
A university initiative is helping Māori and Pacific students who are excelling at mathematics to prepare for regional competitions.