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.
Ocular surgery researcher has her eye on the prize
26 March 2021
Doctoral candidate Judith Glasson has been taking her research to conferences around the country—and brought back prizes for her posters and presentations.
How our brains can talk to each other
24 March 2021
Opinion: Science reveals the secrets of our brains when we communicate face-to-face. Ihshan Gumilar says that might help us all become more empathetic.
Invasive wasps share resources on offshore island
18 March 2021
A study of invasive wasps on an island off the coast of Coromandel Peninsula shows they are able to share resources such as food and habitat instead of competing with each other, a worrying result for conservation.
Bioengineers develop potential game-changer in gut treatment
16 March 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.
Subversion from inside the closet: gay academics in China
23 February 2021
Gay male academics in China find ways of living authentically while also appearing to conform in a society often openly hostile to homosexuality, a new study has found.
Creating Connections between researchers from the ‘Global South’
9 February 2021
Three current doctoral candidates create community and conversation with support from a Creating Connections Grant.
Toothless nuclear treaty can still bite
21 January 2021
Opinion: Nuclear weapons states and their allies risk reputational ruin if they flout the new UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, writes Carolina Panico.
Don't let psychogenic illness undermine the Covid vaccine: An open letter to journalists
10 December 2020
Opinion: Robert Bartholomew and Kate MacKrill explain the best strategy to counter the threat of psychogenic illness.
Kaumātua kōrero, manta rays and birdsong take Showcase top spots
4 December 2020
An award-winning Māori pharmacist, an Indonesian marine diver and a Sri Lankan birdsong expert took home the top prizes at the School of Graduate Studies Research Showcase 2020.
Mexican mentoring Māori and Pacific students: 'It just feels like family'
1 December 2020
Gove Grefnes Diaz arrived at the University of Auckland from Mexico in 2011 an expert in cacti. Now he’s doing a PhD in linguistics and mentoring Māori and Pacific students.
First Wahapū sign-up shares excitement
23 November 2020
Computer Science PhD candidate Asma Shakil was the first of almost 500 candidates to move to the new PhD Statute.