Teacher burnout study gets significant results
30 July 2021
Last year was particularly tough on teachers, who had to rapidly adapt to new technology and manage increased workloads, all while running their own lives.
Postgraduate students prepare for battle against the clock
30 July 2021
Thirteen postgraduate students will take on the ultimate battle against the clock at the highly anticipated Three Minute Thesis Final on Friday 6 August.
Devices distract parents
26 July 2021
Parents who turn off the audible notifications on their mobile phones have the best chance of expanding their child’s vocabulary.
It's Moth Week!
20 July 2021
For the first time New Zealand is joining international Moth Week, a week that celebrates all things moth.
Pākehā identity in changing times
19 July 2021
In parts of the world, including New Zealand, a series of major social movements are confronting racism and challenging the sense that being white is normal and preferred.
Popularity and prettiness still the prize for high-achieving girls
19 July 2021
Approval on social media has a disproportionate impact on the self-esteem of high-achieving girls, a University of Auckland study has found.
Empowering refugee voices through interpreting
18 June 2021
PhD candidate Alejandra González Campanella is on a mission to empower the voices some of our most vulnerable communities: refugees and asylum seekers.
Graduate's research reveals plight of young carers
3 June 2021
Lauren Donnan is on a mission. She wants the government to recognise and support the invaluable role of ‘young carers’, those who look after family members who can’t care for themselves.
A welcome return to Auckland for international students
1 June 2021
Nicole began her doctoral studies with the University of Auckland from her home in Scotland during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Exploring why seabirds become bycatch
11 May 2021
Seabirds with a larger wingspan and bills or which have larger eyes and nostrils are more likely to end up as bycatch from the fishing industry, a new study has found.
Story of Nukutawhiti's voyage: a Ngāpuhi collaboration
29 April 2021
The voyage of famous Polynesian navigator Nukutawhiti from Hawaiki to Aotearoa has been brought to life in a ground-breaking online narrative for schools.
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.