Science and technology
Professor's electrifying journey through the gut
17 October 2018
For the last 15 years bioengineer Professor Leo Cheng has been studying and modelling the inner workings of our stomachs.
Honours for a lifetime pursuit of mathematics
17 October 2018
Distinguished Professor Marston Conder of the University of Auckland has been awarded the Jones Medal from the Royal Society Te Apārangi to recognise his lifetime achievement in in mathematics.
Great science and good food makes million dollar business
16 October 2018
A New Zealand start-up making apple, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir flour has received a $NZ1.2 million injection from the home of gastronomy, France.
Are we totally overwhelmed by digital media?
10 October 2018
The idea that more information is better information has been taken to new heights with digital technology and put our emotional lives, and democracy, at risk.
New hope for diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders
4 October 2018
Debilitating and common digestive disorders that can take years to diagnose and are hard to treat are the target of new research from Dr Tim Angeli.
Cyberattack, cybersecurity and protecting NZ
21 September 2018
Opinion: The risk of cyberattack is growing and New Zealand must counter this increased threat to our digital systems and security, writes Dr Rizwan Asghar (Computer Science).
Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers
19 September 2018
Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Women’s Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University’s science departments and schools named after them for the week.
International prize for encouraging diversity
11 September 2018
Promoting gender parity in conference speaker line-ups and helping the Department of Physics at the University of Auckland win an award for promoting diversity and inclusivity have won Dr Frederique Vanholsbeeck an award from the Optical Society of America (OSA).
Sauv treatment for other wines?
29 August 2018
New Zealand’s Sauvignon blanc is famous the world over for its special tropical aromas but now Kiwi scientists believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough in recreating those special qualities in other wines including Chardonnay and Pinot gris.
Tribute to Professor Raymond Meyer
1 August 2018
Delivered by former Vice-Chancellor Sir Colin Maiden at Ray's funeral, this eulogy pays tribute to Professor Raymond Meyer, highlighting his many personal qualities and enormous contribution to the University.
Mending tiny hearts
1 August 2018
A University of Auckland bioengineer is part of an international team whose research will help doctors mend tiny hearts.
Keeping science serious by avoiding the 'p' word
24 July 2018
Tom Bodey (Biological Sciences) talks about behaviour differences in individual animal species – but avoids talking ‘personality’ to keep his science serious.