A voyage of discovery as BLAKE NIWA ambassador
13 November 2019
Marine science student Melanie Hayden will spend 28 days in the Southern Ocean aboard a science research vessel after being awarded a BLAKE NIWA Ambassadorship.
Understanding waves, sand dunes and robots
11 November 2019
How will the sand dunes on our coastlines be affected by climate change? Can we make robotic devices that have the human-like dexterity of our little finger?
Faculty of Science projects awarded $9.3m from Marsden Fund
5 November 2019
The ‘memory effect’ of cloud formations and investigating better ways to predict extreme weather are just two of 16 projects to attract funding from Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden.
Renowned environmentalist brings a challenging and inspiring message to the Business School
4 November 2019
A visit to the Business School from a famed British environmentalist calls for a note of optimism in the face of climate concerns.
Working together is planet’s best hope
24 October 2019
We often feel that individual action on issues such as climate change is a pointless exercise but Professor Niki Harre from the University of Auckland has written two books that show no cause is hopeless if we work together.
NZ scientists’ carbon footprint dilemma
1 October 2019
Opinion: How do scientists reconcile their understanding of climate change with a larger than average carbon footprint? John Hosking discusses a very real dilemma.
Outstanding achievers outside the classroom
30 September 2019
A climate change activist, a sonic arts music producer, and a Taekwondo champion are among the winners of the University of Auckland Blues Awards for 2019.
Uni scientists: Why we’re marching for climate action
27 September 2019
Opinion: Five university scientists tell us why they are joining the Global Climate Strike march and share what resonates for them personally about climate change.
Strong appetite for investments that deliver social and environmental impact
24 September 2019
Impact investing is set to grow exponentially over the coming years with strong interest from all types of investors, according to a landmark study.
Mental health support for Pacific climate change migrants
18 September 2019
New Zealand could become a relocation destination for many Pacific peoples displaced by rising sea levels and other climate-change related disasters.
Volcanoes to plastics – wide range of science projects funded
18 September 2019
A wide range of science projects have received funding from the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment
Funding shows breadth of research at University of Auckland
17 September 2019
Funding of almost $27 million has been awarded to the University of Auckland for a wide range of research projects affecting the physical and environmental health of New Zealanders.