09-Nov-2018 9:00 AM
A study at the University of Auckland is exploring a topic most adults probably experience at one time or another – fancying someone other than a person they are in a relationship with.
08-Nov-2018 5:02 AM
Are microalgae responsible for putting plastic in our food? How do sharks localise sounds underwater? The rise of drug-resistant pathogens is a major global health problem but could the molecules living organisms employ to defend themselves against bacterial attack offer a solution?
15-Oct-2018 6:45 AM
A New Zealand start-up making apple, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir flour has received a $NZ1.2 million injection from the home of gastronomy, France.
11-Oct-2018 6:54 AM
Hormonal environments in the womb may help explain the evolutionary origins of female homosexuality and determine the spectrum of sexual orientation in women according to a review article published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior.
08-Oct-2018 8:20 AM
Which of the world’s coral reef-fringed coastlines will become uninhabitable from wave-driven flooding? Scientists from the University of Auckland have developed an efficient and accessible tool to find out.
20-Sep-2018 9:30 AM
A Nobel Laureate and New Zealand’s Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner are among the speakers in a major public lecture series being held at the University of Auckland and which will address some of the major social and cultural issues of our time including concerns over increasing social division and inequality.
19-Sep-2018 9:00 AM
Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Women’s Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University of Auckland’s science departments and schools named after them for the week.
19-Jul-2018 8:32 AM
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Government will today (Wednesday 18 July) host the second in a series of roundtables with stakeholders from key life science businesses, demonstrating the importance of the sector to the UK economy. T
05-Jul-2018 3:32 PM
University of Auckland Distinguished Professor Sir Peter Gluckman has been picked to head a new international body of influential science institutions.
04-Jul-2018 11:46 AM
Young scientists from the University of Auckland and Victoria University of Wellington have come up with a novel way to figure out which party or parties in New Zealand’s Parliament are dominating any particular political debate or discourse.
27-Jun-2018 7:19 AM
Rocket Lab founder and CEO Peter Beck will give a free public lecture at the University of Auckland next week to share the company’s story so far and his thoughts on the future of New Zealand’s fledgling space industry.
14-Jun-2018 10:38 AM
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) recently announced that it has awarded $100,000 in funding towards a project that aims to improve the way in which scientists work with and engage with Maori.
18-May-2018 9:44 AM
Patients should not need to wait four months for these life-saving therapies Image of a bonded wafer containing an array of µVS devices at the University of South Australia's Future Industries Institute. Credit: South Aus
15-May-2018 7:28 AM
Growing Up in New Zealand has welcomed today’s announcement from the Minister for Social Development, the Honourable Carmel Sepuloni, that it will restore funding of more than $1.9 million to the child development study.
10-May-2018 8:30 AM
In a career of exceptional scientific achievement, Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble of the University of Auckland has achieved yet another first - as the only New Zealand woman ever elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.
01-May-2018 9:34 AM
Coastal populations around the world have exploded in recent decades but our enthusiasm for living by the sea coincides with a projected rise in risk to the coastal environment including extreme weather events, sea level rise, and the impact of human activities.
23-Apr-2018 7:29 AM
Despite daily news coverage of robotic technology and the wide range of tasks and actions robots are being programmed to perform, most people have only a vague idea of how this technology is evolving and what the future might hold.
29-Mar-2018 8:49 AM
More than 2,000 international educators from around the world will be listening and learning in Auckland in 2021 at the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) conference hosted by the University of Auckland.