Insights from prison Insights from prison

Insights from prison

Associate Professor Tracey McIntosh speaks with Judy Wilford about the insights she is gaining, with the help of former and current prisoners, into what she calls “the deep, dark well of violence in our society”.

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Lighting up the catwalk Lighting up the catwalk

Lighting up the catwalk

When two alumni of the University of Auckland, along with Associate- Professor Iain Anderson, formed a company called Stretchsense in 2012, they knew the technology at the base of the enterprise would take them far.

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How can New Zealand best support refugees? How can New Zealand best support refugees?

How can New Zealand best support refugees?

Helen Borne asked three of our academics for their opinions.

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To boldly go To boldly go

To boldly go

Space might be a place where we can contemplate our place in the Universe, but few of us will have the opportunity to visit it. Professor Karen Willcox has come close though, having made the shortlist for NASA’s astronaut candidate programme twice.

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Selina in London to visit the Queen

Selina in London to visit the Queen

“There’s a ‘U’ and an ‘I’ in Unity, it costs the earth and yet it’s free”

May 26, 2016 7:46

Shakespeare lives

Shakespeare lives

This year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. It also marks the largest Shakespeare festival in Australasia, according to Miles Gregory, founder and artistic director of Pop-up Globe.

May 26, 2016 9:47

Evolution of a beak

Evolution of a beak

Famous for its intelligence, the New Caledonian crow is, after humans, the only other animal on earth that makes complex tools with features such as hooks. But why and how this sophisticated tool-making ability evolved has long puzzled scientists.

May 26, 2016 6:24

Current issue

Current issue

Download the Autumn 2016 issue of Ingenio as a PDF document.

May 26, 2016 9:48

Recent Articles

Bright futures

Bright futures

Meet University of Auckland Art History students John Mutambu and Emma Jameson.

From adman to milkman

From adman to milkman

If Peter Cullinane got knocked down by a bus tomorrow, you can guarantee the headlines wouldn’t be about the tragic death of one of New Zealand’s best-known advertising names; a man in the C-suite of one of the world’s top ad agencies.

Off to Hawaii

Off to Hawaii

There was great excitement at Takapuna Beach in Auckland on 12 March when the University’s Faculty of Engineering team claimed the title in the Great Waka Ama Race, earning an all-expenses paid trip to Hawaii to compete at an international race.

Caring for the nation’s eye health

Caring for the nation’s eye health

Charles McGhee, the Maurice Paykel Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland, has been at the forefront of some of the most innovative surgical treatments for eye disease. Margo White reports.

Our Distinguished Alumni

Our Distinguished Alumni

At the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Dinner, held this year on 11 March, Alumni Orator, Associate Professor Allan Badley (Head of the School of Music and winner of a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2003) delivered his tributes, published here.