Healthcare-centric rostering service wins Velocity $100k Challenge
22 October 2020
A software platform called RosterLab, designed to produce the perfect hospital staffing roster, has been named overall winner at the 2020 Velocity $100k Challenge.
NZ border exceptions for international PhD students
13 October 2020
The New Zealand government has announced that 250 international doctoral and masters students will be granted entry to New Zealand to continue their studies.
Ashlea Gillon: Using te reo Māori and whakataukī should only be the start
1 October 2020
Opinion: Māori PhD student Ashlea Gillon says when whakataukī (Māori proverbs) are used, they need to not only promote te reo Māori, but also ensure recognition of Māori values.
'Fishing' app designed to empower healthcare workers in Uganda wins major award
21 September 2020
Kiara Miller of the ABI, and fellow interns on an Engineering World Health (EWH) have won first place in this year's EWH Design Competition for students for their app that empowers healthcare workers in Uganda.
Study casts doubt on building industry’s ‘green certified’ ratings
9 September 2020
Researchers are questioning the accuracy of some ‘green certified’ rating tools used by the building industry to measure the warmth and efficiency of houses, after independent research failed to verify their claims.
Building Back Better in the wake of Covid-19
7 September 2020
Two researchers from our Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering are providing their expertise in disaster recovery in response to the current pandemic.
NZ as the beacon of light in a Covid-19 world: Lesson in solidarity, kindness, forgiveness and love
4 September 2020
Rather than battling the so-called ‘lockdown fatigue’, New Zealanders might look to reframe our current predicament as one of opportunity and resilience testing, writes Regan Duff.
Why the numbers of Covid cases don't speak for themselves
31 August 2020
Opinion: Paediatrician and PhD candidate Dr Jin Russell explains why understanding the risks of Covid-19 in New Zealand requires local knowledge of our population and healthcare system.
Mathematician finds ‘real-world’ opportunities in a change of direction
19 August 2020
Pure mathematician Atefeh Rahimi describes her journey to pursuing a PhD with real-world applications in Engineering Science.
Stick insects steal show at Three Minute Thesis Final
11 August 2020
Find out who won the University of Auckland Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2020 Final.
25,000 words a minute: what it’s like competing in the Three Minute Thesis competition
7 August 2020
Faculty heat winners from across the University will come together this week to compete in the final of the University of Auckland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
From foundation to PhD, with Cook Island values all the way
7 August 2020
Peta Ravlich enrolled in a foundation certificate in 2010, preparing to follow her dream of becoming an ECE teacher and keeping her Rarotongan language alive. She is now a PhD student, examining Cook Island students’ success in higher education.