Artificial intelligence maps threats to world's rarest dolphin
13 October 2022
Three University alumni collaborate on drone tech and Artificial Intelligence to help to save the Māui dolphin from extinction.
Meet the 'space invader'
28 September 2022
At present progress, a century would pass before academics reflected the diversity of our people. Sereana Naepi puts the spotlight on universities and who they serve.
Health workforce crisis needs fresh approach
6 September 2022
Some estimates find Aotearoa New Zealand needs 4000 nurses to fill the healthcare gaps. Fresh thinking is needed to tackle the nursing and health workforce shortfall.
Can we fix democracy?
9 June 2022
The world faces ‘democratic recession’. Today more people live in autocratic regimes than in liberal democracies. Matheson Russell says democracy needs re-shaping to meet the challenges of climate change and rising inequity.
Will brain implant technology spark a health revolution?
4 May 2022
Once safely implanted in the brain, a super sensitive sensor will change the lives of families whose children have hydrocephalus.
Smart eco-solution to reduce phosphorus in waterways
12 April 2022
Engineers design way to clean phosphorus from waste water and turn it into fertiliser.
Top scientists develop new drugs against tuberculosis
11 April 2022
A team of researchers is bringing three novel drugs to clinical trials with a goal of finally stamping out TB.
Rheumatic fever: time to stamp out this deadly and preventable disease
29 March 2022
New Zealand and Australia are the last high-income countries in the world with significant rheumatic fever. Three University researchers want to stamp out the deadly disease.
Your common questions about Omicron answered
23 March 2022
A panel of experts on Covid 19 answers common questions about the Omicron wave and the immediate future for Aotearoa New Zealand.
Tomorrow's cancer drugs for the patients of today
8 February 2022
New Zealand can now foot it globally when it comes to advanced clinical trials of the latest cancer drugs. More importantly, trials are saving the lives of patients who had lost hope.
The art of science
8 February 2022
Images from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute show researchers blending science and art to create new ways of looking at biology.
NZ hosts global guardian for vaccine surveillance
24 January 2022
Aotearoa New Zealand is the host of a world-first research initiative analysing global vaccine safety surveillance data for the current pandemic and those to come.