Research

The ultimate in buried treasure

The ultimate in buried treasure

Dr Sascha Nolden speaks with Sharon Stephenson about a fruitful union of arts with technology. They were the eighth wonder of the world until the 1886 Tarawera eruption buried the famous Pink and White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana, south of Rotorua. But it took a University of Auckland arts graduate, Dr Sascha Nolden, to uncover […]

Engineering the future

Engineering the future

Research at the University’s Newmarket Campus gives a glimpse into a changing world. Helen Borne joined a group of Engineering alumni on a tour behind the scenes. Places on a special tour of the state-of-the-art Engineering facility at Newmarket were snapped up within hours. And in spite of stormy weather on the day it was […]

Cracking the autism code

Cracking the autism code

Dr Jessie Jacobsen and the Minds for Minds team at the University of Auckland have already made internationally significant discoveries in the area of genetic sequencing to isolate the causes of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. Julianne Evans reports.

Heartening news

Heartening news

Professor Rob Doughty holds the Heart Foundation Chair of Heart Health at the University of Auckland, where he runs a programme of research designed to improve understanding of the causes, prevention and treatment of heart disease in New Zealand.

Sharp minds, business savvy

Sharp minds, business savvy

How the University is helping turn cool ideas into stuff we need. Vaughan Yarwood reports.  A small, picturesque town high in the Swiss Alps is not the sort of place you would expect to find a University of Auckland alumna championing the riches to be found in the world’s e-waste. But that is exactly what […]