Auckland Trimble Technology Lab creating next-generation workforce
7 April 2022
Creating a next-generation workforce that’s equipped and empowered to transform the engineering, architecture, design, arts and business sectors is the fundamental aim of a new gift agreement between the University of Auckland and US-based Trimble Inc.
Friedlander Foundation funds ABI movement disorders project
6 April 2022
Around one in every 500 babies in New Zealand is born with asphyxiation and stroke and suffers some degree of brain damage. Unfortunately the signs of damage, which are usually grouped under the heading “Cerebral Palsy”, are not always visible from birth and not identified or diagnosed until the infant is much older.
Hinrich Scholarships develop global trade leaders
5 April 2022
Shweta Rajput is one of two international University of Auckland postgraduate students awarded a Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarship in October 2021.
Drones monitor manta rays in PhD student's research
21 March 2022
An innovation developed by a University of Auckland student helps scientists monitor endangered manta rays.
Generous bequest results in new ABI scholarship
1 March 2022
The legacy of a remarkable couple with ‘uncommon courage’ will help Professor Thor Besier and other researchers improve the lives of those with movement disorders.
Aspiring teachers get chance to be immersed in school community
8 December 2021
A number of aspiring secondary school teachers will soon be able to gain a postgraduate teaching qualification while being immersed in a school community, thanks to a new programme just announced for next year.
Kupe Scholar driven by desire to create more just society
7 December 2021
For 2021 Kupe Leadership Scholar Jennifer Sarich, education is not only a chance to satisfy her own curiosity about the world, it’s also an opportunity for her to create meaningful social change.
Emergency hardship fund helps struggling students survive Covid-19 disruptions
4 December 2021
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be felt throughout New Zealand, ongoing disruptions have brought many students challenges not just in their studies but also in their personal and financial situations.
Architecture student gets helping hand to build new life in Auckland
3 December 2021
With the help of a Presbyterian Methodist Congregational Grafton Scholarship, architecture student Carys Collin was able to not only adjust to life studying in Auckland but to thrive in her new environment.
Frogs and reptiles benefit from alumnus’ generous gift
22 November 2021
A gift from US-based alumnus Dr James Fawcett will support research into some of New Zealand’s unique species, many of them considered at risk.
Vision bus gets the green light from generous benefactors
15 November 2021
A generous act by Peter and Rae Fehl has the power to enhance many people’s lives, both directly – through the gift of clearer vision – and indirectly, by supporting optometry training and enabling research.
World-first approach to tackling lung disease
12 November 2021
A unique study combining expertise from two world-leading research institutes at the University of Auckland is set to improve diagnosis and treatment of New Zealand’s fourth-leading cause of death – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.