Faculty of Science
Endeavour Funding for University of Auckland research
14 September 2020
University of Auckland research projects led by the Faculty of Science have been awarded more than $16 million from the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation (MBIE) Endeavour Fund for 2020.
NZ’s most celebrated mathematician dies
9 September 2020
New Zealand’s most celebrated mathematician, Sir Vaughan Jones, the only New Zealander to be awarded the maths equivalent of the Nobel Prize, the Fields Medal, has died aged 67.
Aucklanders less invested in lockdown #2
2 September 2020
Opinion: Fewer Aucklanders complied with lockdown #2 and Government faced increased criticism. But medical advice cannot be a partisan issue, writes Joel Rindelaub.
Major international cosmology conference in cyberspace
25 August 2020
A major international cosmology conference will take place entirely in cyberspace across multiple time zones because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vote Compass: find out how your views align with party policies
20 August 2020
Vote Compass, an interactive tool that gives voters a clear idea of how their views line up with our political parties, is back ahead of the 2020 election.
Tracking re-invasion of mice on offshore havens
19 August 2020
Scientists are highlighting the importance of biosecurity after a study shows how easily pests can re-invade islands.
Chatbot as therapy for tinnitus – study launch
11 August 2020
Chatbot technology that offers therapy for tinnitus sufferers via a mobile device such as a smartphone will be trialled at the University of Auckland.
The connected cycles of water on earth and integrative climate science
4 August 2020
The natural sciences allowing us to understand the environment are at the heart of developing strategies to adapt to, survive, and thrive as the climate changes lecture.
Shaun Hendy and Covid-19: this year's model
3 August 2020
Professor Shaun Hendy’s data-modelling skills helped shape New Zealand's Covid-19 response.
Solving the great NZ whale mystery
28 July 2020
Opinion: Emma Carroll is on her way to the Auckland Islands to try to unfold the mysteries of where tohorā go when they leave sub-Antarctica, and their ocean routes.
The quiet Earth
24 July 2020
As many daily activities came to a halt during lockdown, the Earth itself became quiet, probably quieter than it has been since humans developed the technology to listen in.
It’s not just the size of the wave we need to worry about
22 July 2020
It’s widely thought that as sea levels rise due to climate change, coastal erosion will get worse but new research shows it’s not just wave height we need to be thinking about.