Auckland University stories
UoA conducts industrial robotics 5G trial with Spark
In collaboration with Spark, researchers from the University of Auckland are exploring the potential of 5G to transform the world of industrial robotics.
AI better equipped to determine company value – report
University of Auckland researchers use artificial intelligence to accurately value stocks, outperforming traditional methods. #AI #Finance.
The link between cybersecurity, extremist threat and misinformation online in Aotearoa
Long story short, it's often the case that misinformation, threat and extremism link closely to cybersecurity issues and cyber harm.
88% of C-suites will increase digital solutions for sustainability
A TCS study finds that 88% of C-suites in the Asia Pacific will increase the use of digital solutions to help drive sustainability over the next three years.
The GDPR and NZ: Why this relationship is so important to the future of data privacy in Aotearoa
In 2018, a new unprecedented data privacy law took the EU and, by association, the rest of the world by storm.
University of Auckland students win trans-Tasman IT Challenge
University of Auckland students have won the trans-Tasman MYOB IT Challenge with an app designed to help SMEs gain customer insights.
Facebook teams up with UoA for information governance
Facebook partners with University of Auckland to support new information governance course, offering scholarships to underrepresented students.
UoA researchers work with Māori to evaulate online mental health platform
Researchers want to understand what encourages and prevents Māori from using an online platform to support mental health and wellbeing.
University of Auckland selects AWS as strategic cloud provider
The University of Auckland has chosen Amazon Web Services as its strategic cloud provider for digital transformation.
Auckland uni selects Datrium for DX via BEarena and ASI Solutions
UoA teams up with Datrium to revamp its IT infrastructure by adopting cloud solutions for better disaster recovery.
University of Auckland takes top spot in sustainability rankings
University of Auckland tops global uni sustainability rankings, excelling in UN goals.
University of Auckland utilises AWS to improve student experience
The University of Auckland has upgraded its student experience with enhanced communication capability utilising Consegna and Amazon Web Services.
Soul Machines raises $40m, steps closer to global aspirations
Soul Machines raises $40m to advance human-machine collaboration. Investment led by Temasek and includes Salesforce Ventures.
University of Auckland students launch app for Stress Less Week
Auckland students launch digital treasure hunt to beat exam stress. #UniAucklandFun #StressLessWeek.
UiPath brings automation skills to ANZ students
UiPath partners with Uni of Auckland to offer RPA skills, training 1M+ students globally in automation.
Students raise the investment stakes in trading challenge
For the first time, teams were allowed to trade on cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Cardano, and Ethereum as well as more traditional investments.
University of Auckland signs deal with Dropbox to drive collaborative research
Auckland Uni teams up with Dropbox for cutting-edge research collaboration.
Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
NASA's release of the first photograph of a black hole has sparked media interest and proven the accuracy of decades of scientific work.
Phone ringing? This biohack wants you to bite down and ChewIt
So your phone’s ringing, but instead of swiping right or pushing a Bluetooth button you bite down on a tiny piece of tech that sits in your mouth.
Auckland Uni selects Rimini Street to update payroll systems
The University of Auckland has onboarded Rimini Street to upgrade its HR software in order to comply with this year’s changes to payday filing.
Homegrown stress relief app to be launched next year
Researchers at the University of Auckland and an Auckland-based creative agency are working together to create a ‘world first’ app that they believe will help with stress relief.
Twitter bots create a third of the world's misinformation
Lies, fake news and misinformation – this is the age of the internet, and Twitter bots are largely responsible for perpetrating it.
'Tech supported by people' paradigm the way forward
University of Auckland Business School Professor Ilan Oshri says that businesses need to shift from a model of ‘people supported by technology’ to one that is ‘technology supported by people’.
Soul Machines on a hot streak as more firms invest
Auckland-based hi-tech firm Soul Machines now has an extra US$2 million (NZ$3.07 million) windfall from one of its own parent companies, as part of a US$15 million funding drive.