Faculty of Science
An organic future for food sustainability
19 June 2019
Opinion: Organic farming fits well into discussions on sustainable food production and consumption but it falls off the radar in New Zealand, says Julia Schmack.
AI for good
18 June 2019
The Government is investing millions of dollars in the University of Auckland to help understand and unlock the power of artificial intelligence (AI).
It’s not too late to save ocean life
6 June 2019
Opinion: Unlike land animals, threatened marine species recover by themselves, at no cost – we just need to stop killing them, writes Professor Mark Costello.
Let taxpayers access research they fund
5 June 2019
Opinion: Taxpayer-funded research should be freely available with green open access and not blocked behind massively-costly private paywalls, argues Tom Saunders.
Innovation and entrepreneurship: The shape of things to come
3 June 2019
To move beyond an economy founded on agriculture and tourism, NZ needs the type of entrepreneurial activity being undertaken by researchers at the University of Auckland.
Scientists concerned at seabird decline - report
31 May 2019
A major review of seabird populations in northern Aotearoa New Zealand reveals they are in serious decline, with scientists estimating up to 90 percent are at risk of extinction.
Official opening of new Exercise Sciences facilities at Newmarket
29 May 2019
New state-of-the-art facilities at the Department of Exercise Sciences at the University of Auckland’s Newmarket Campus will be officially opened by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today.
Marine research reveals powers of invisibility
28 May 2019
Living in the clear waters of the open ocean is a perilous business when you are a small swimming organism because there is nowhere to hide.
Rebecca Deed raising the bar with wine
28 May 2019
Scientist Rebecca Deed will take the stage at Raising the Bar in August to talk about the chemistry involved in that glass of wine.
Predator Free New Zealand – are we dreaming?
20 May 2019
Uncertainty, conflicts, and inadequate planning could hamper progress towards a predator free New Zealand, meaning it is critical to prepare for future scenarios now.
University awards celebrate excellence at all stages of research
8 May 2019
The high quality of work and contribution of 19 researchers and teams across the faculties and institutes at the University of Auckland has been acknowledged in the 2019 Research Excellence Awards.
University of Auckland student graduates at just 17
1 May 2019
At just 17, Tristan Pang from the University of Auckland is one of New Zealand's youngest-ever graduates.