Science and technology
International experts in complex systems gather in Aotearoa
23 February 2024
In a world facing unprecedented challenges, the need for innovative solutions has never been more pressing.
What we still haven't learned from Cyclone Gabrielle
13 February 2024
Opinion: We've learned a lot from Cyclone Gabrielle, but aspects of the Building Act still needs to change to put them into practice, says Martin Brook.
Lasers will target pest ravaging honey bees
12 February 2024
Tiny lasers stationed at honey bees’ hives will disable and kill varroa mites in experiments aimed at defeating the parasitic pest.
Greenhouse gas transformed in aid of carbon-free future
7 February 2024
Waste carbon dioxide was repurposed in benchtop experiments at the University of Auckland.
University-made molecule shows promise as medical treatment
31 January 2024
A molecule created at the University of Auckland is on the road to becoming a treatment for a rare genetic disorder.
History and mystery of Auckland lava caves probed by student
24 January 2024
Masters student Jaxon Ingold is on a mission to record all of Auckland's lava caves.
Climate research takes on greatest threat to Pacific
9 January 2024
Pacific researchers are taking bold steps to better understand the population dynamics of the region’s 13 million peoples – projected to become 20 million by 2050.
Coral atoll islands may outpace sea-level rise
19 December 2023
Coral atoll islands aren't doomed. A University of Auckland-led team is calling for action to restore their growth.
Ethics on autopilot: the safety dilemma of self-driving cars
15 December 2023
A new study highlights safety and responsibility concerns surrounding self-driving cars.
Creative bureaucracy is not an oxymoron for smart cities
14 December 2023
Local government innovation can improve everyday life.
Seismic testing of old bridge provides stunning results
12 December 2023
Testing the seismic stability of an 84-year-old bridge has revealed impressive resilience, providing hope for the durability of New Zealand's ageing infrastructure.
Fuelled by passion: Formula SAE team races towards success
6 December 2023
The University’s Formula SAE team is revving up for the ultimate engineering showdown in Australia from 14 December.