Science and technology
New Zealander becomes Fellow of the Royal Society
7 May 2021
An Honorary Professor at the University of Auckland has been elected to the Royal Society of London.
$15 million boost helps bioengineers take research into clinical practice
6 May 2021
The Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) has been awarded $15 million to lead an international collaboration that aims to translate years of clinical research on the mathematical modelling of human physiology into clinical practice.
Crowdfunding hard work for campaigners
28 April 2021
Crowdfunded campaigns are stressful and uncertain for the people running them who must ‘marketise’ their campaign in order to be successful, a new study shows.
Space Institute confirmed as partner in first Govt-funded space mission
23 April 2021
Te Pūnaha Ātea-Auckland Space Institute, based at the University of Auckland, will serve as Mission Control for a climate science satellite.
Students involved in virus experiment
21 April 2021
Hundreds of students at the University of Auckland are about to get involved in an experiment that could help better understand how viruses like Covid-19 spread.
Dissolving the interface between humans and computers
20 April 2021
For many people, it’s become impossible to imagine life without a smartphone.
Bioengineers develop potential game-changer in gut treatment
16 April 2021
Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) have demonstrated that a technique widely used to correct an abnormally beating heart could be applied to correct disorders of the stomach.
Prime Minister recognises transformative science
13 April 2021
The 2020 Prime Minister's Science Prize has been awarded to Te Pūnaha Matatini for their contribution to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Covid-19 response.
Yes, dogs do get jealous – new study
13 April 2021
A new study provides evidence that dogs exhibit jealous behaviour and have the ability to imagine their owner petting another dog even when they can’t see what’s going on.
Bioengineers cutting to the high-tech chase
8 April 2021
Three companies spun out of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) are finalists in the 2021 NZ Hi-Tech Awards.
Dementia app for Māori launches
30 March 2021
An app to help Māori affected by mate wareware (dementia) and to raise awareness of the disease has been launched.
Joel Rindelaub: comical chemical scientist hot on air quality
29 March 2021
'New Zealand's newest science celebrity' has a formula for getting his scientific messages across.