Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Revealing mysteries of head and heart brings Marsden success for ABI
3 November 2022
Explorations of the ADHD brain and the mechanisms of heart rate variation win funding at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Cutting-edge brain technology takes out top Velocity prize
1 November 2022
A tool to improve precision and safety during neurosurgery is shining a new light on the old adage, measure twice and cut once.
Six cutting-edge solutions score slice of $100k
20 October 2022
Consent, mental health, and water quality were just a few of the real-world concerns tackled by innovators and entrepreneurs as part of the 2022 Velocity $100k Challenge.
Coupling models and energy conservation fundamental to realistic digital humans
5 October 2022
This Auckland Bioengineering Institute graduate switched from work on electric-car efficiency to modelling the body for human health.
Doorways opened for better diabetic heart health
28 September 2022
Researchers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) have found a clue that could lead to a massive change in the lives of people with Type 2 Diabetes.
Surface mapping a reliable diagnostic tool for gut health
22 September 2022
An improved alternative to screen patients with poor gut health is said to limit invasive and expensive procedures.
Vaping: The good, the bad and the maybes
20 September 2022
Dr Kelly Burrowes considers the pros and cons of vaping, if they are safe and if, as they have been promoted in Aotearoa New Zealand, they are an effective smoking-cessation aid.
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 digital people could improve access to healthcare
19 August 2022
Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute have received over $4 million in MBIE funding to investigate how ‘digital people’ could be used in healthcare.
Protecting the bones of children with cerebral palsy
12 August 2022
Dr Julie Choisne hopes to prevent bone deformation in children with cerebral palsy, and the hip, knee and ankle abnormalities that can result from the condition.
University spinout tech companies recognised in national awards
8 August 2022
Three hi-tech businesses based on university research earn national accolades.
Work-life balance: cerebral palsy research to forest bathing
1 July 2022
Dr Geoffrey Handsfield is hard at work on research into cerebral palsy that could change lives. But he also makes sure his own parasympathetic nervous system gets plenty of rest – through immersion in nature.