Future of health and wellbeing
Joined up thinking to spark revolution in surgery
23 March 2023
Batman fan turned inventor Nandoun Abeysekera is developing a device to make micro-surgery faster and safer for patients.
Understanding healthy eating for rangatahi
14 December 2022
What does healthy eating mean to rangitahi? Sarah Gerritsen aims to find out.
Organic electronics for neurodegenerative diseases
12 December 2022
Researchers have invented organic electronic materials that will transform the sensing and management of Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
What really matters to young people
6 December 2022
Researchers have found a way to get inside the minds of young people. What they have discovered is invaluable in influencing policy and action for better outcomes.
What makes a great neighbourhood?
5 December 2022
We all want to live in friendly, livable neighbourhoods. Can sustainable housing policies achieve that goal?
Building a better and smarter pacemaker
1 December 2022
A smarter pacemaker that responds to the natural variability of our heart rate is a game-changer for heart disease.
World-leading diagnostics for digestive disease
24 November 2022
Digestive disease affects about 10 percent of people globally. A non-invasive device Gastric Alimetry, offers doctors reliable diagnostic data to enhance treatment.
Manalagi project a safe space for Pacific rainbow communities
18 November 2022
Pacific rainbow communities experience a raft of health and well-being challenges. Manalagi creates a safe space to communicate health needs.
Health workforce crisis needs fresh approach
6 September 2022
Some estimates find Aotearoa New Zealand needs 4000 nurses to fill the healthcare gaps. Fresh thinking is needed to tackle the nursing and health workforce shortfall.
Will brain implant technology spark a health revolution?
4 May 2022
Once safely implanted in the brain, a super sensitive sensor will change the lives of families whose children have hydrocephalus.
Top scientists develop new drugs against tuberculosis
11 April 2022
A team of researchers is bringing three novel drugs to clinical trials with a goal of finally stamping out TB.
Rheumatic fever: time to stamp out this deadly and preventable disease
29 March 2022
New Zealand and Australia are the last high-income countries in the world with significant rheumatic fever. Three University researchers want to stamp out the deadly disease.