inSCight is the Faculty of Science’s annual magazine that highlights science academics and their research, and stories from students and alumni.

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inSCight 2023

About inSCight

The Faculty of Science has been publishing inSCight since 2007. Each year the magazine highlights research and feature articles focusing on a different theme relevant to science.

If you have a story to tell about your experiences or achievements, please get in touch. We also welcome feedback and suggestions about this publication. If there's something you'd like to see in the next issue, don't hesitate to contact us. 


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Digital copies

inSCight is available digitally. If you would prefer to receive the magazine in this format, get in touch with Stephanie Look


Editor: Stephanie Look
Writers: Stephanie Look, Jonathan Burgess, Natalie Modrich, Owen Poland (OP Media Ltd)
Design: Jacinda Torrance (Verso Visual Communications)
inSCight editorial contact: Faculty of Science Communications and Marketing, University of Auckland Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand


Articles may reflect personal opinion that is not that of the University of Auckland.


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