News

  • Major funding investment in University of Auckland research
    16 September 2014
    The University of Auckland has received 14 grants totalling more than $48 million of new funding in the latest funding round announced by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.
  • Event to mark first woman winning ‘Nobel of mathematics’
    09 September 2014
    For the first time in its forty-year history the greatest prize in mathematics has been awarded to a woman and the University of Auckland is holding an event to celebrate.
  • Exercise testing with MRI made possible
    13 August 2014
    A TV1 Breakfast segment on the ergometer designed by Professor Poul Nielsen and Associate Professor Andrew Taberner. Featuring Professor Alistair Young, and including PhD Candiate Paul Roberts. Reporter, Lorelei Mason.
  • Japanese-Kiwi researchers funded to collaborate on new robotics
    04 August 2014
    A new lightweight robotic arm is just one of the projects to be developed under a new collaboration between University of Auckland and Japanese research teams working on robotics and assistive devices for the elderly.
  • Farewell to a founding father
    16 July 2014
    Obituary: Mervyn Rosser, co-founder of the Department of Engineering Science.
  • Team Taniwha: the race run.
    16 July 2014
    An eventful week! Despite gear failure and several crashes we kept the sub operational to the end. Now, how we did, and what next.
  • Entrepreneurs hone new venture concepts
    12 July 2013
    Potential entrants in the Spark $100,000 Challenge received tips from industry leaders at a Spark Ideas to Business (I2B) workshop at The University of Auckland recently.
  • Visiting speaker on new manufacturing technologies
    03 July 2013
    A world authority in additive manufacturing processes such as 3D printing will be speaking at The University of Auckland later this month.
  • New disaster management focus for Auckland
    21 June 2013
    Demand for a new breed of disaster management expert in New Zealand has inspired the creation of both a masters degree and a Centre for Disaster Resilience, Recovery and Reconstruction at The University of Auckland
  • Making computer animation more human
    08 March 2012
    Academy Award winner Mark Sagar is starting a new laboratory at The University of Auckland that is set to take computer animation to a new level.
  • Aid boost for geothermal study
    23 November 2011
    Geothermal energy has been given a boost with 25 new scholarships available next year for international postgraduate students to study the subject at The University of Auckland.
  • Chair in Geothermal Reservoir Engineering announced
    22 November 2011
    Mighty River Power is investing in the continued development of New Zealand’s expertise and research into geothermal power generation by entering into an agreement with The University of Auckland to sponsor a newly established Chair in Geothermal R
  • Auckland makes top six at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
    14 July 2011
    The University of Auckland has made the top six at the world’s largest and most prestigious student technology competition.
  • Engineering rewarding for women
    12 July 2011
    The Faculty of Engineering is running an event for high school girls to encourage those who have an aptitude for maths and science to consider a career in engineering.
  • Supercomputer network to be launched in Auckland
    23 June 2011
    A national supercomputer network to boost research on many fronts, from climate change to drug discovery, from nanoparticles to models of the human heart, will be launched tomorrow by the Hon Wayne Mapp at host institution The University of Auckland.
  • Energy research, where to now?
    25 November 2010
    The future of energy research is one of the topics being discussed tonight at a Dean of Engineering lecture at The University of Auckland.
  • Engineers win the Sir Wilson Whineray Cup
    12 October 2010
    The Faculty of Engineering have confirmed their claim to the Sir Wilson Whineray Cup, winning the 2010 Interfaculty Rugby Tournament.