Auckland University stories - Page 2
Soul Machines on a hot streak as more firms invest
NZ's Soul Machines secures US$2m from UniServices amid a US$15m raise to expand AI.
The NZ Open source Awards winners announced!
NZ Open Source Awards honour tech innovators at Te Papa gala.
Auckland Uni celebrates 40 entrepreneurs under 40
Auckland Uni lauds entrepreneurial grads, spotlight on success stories like Facebook's Bowen Pan and mPort's Dipra Ray.
All aboard the blockchain train: Academic says NZ needs to catch up fast
NZ lags in crypto, needs fintech leap, warns Auckland Uni expert.
University of Auckland property students get a taste of VR
The University of Auckland’s Business School is now using virtual reality (VR) to teach students about construction and leaky homes.
$10 million project launched to foster kiwi 3D printing startups
Multi-award winning professor Olaf Diegel will start with Auckland University’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019.
Kiwi gamer snaps up top spot in FIFA eSports World Cup final
Harry Blackmore, an Arts and Commerce student at the University of Auckland, entered a competition alongside more than 20 million gamers.
“Cream of the crop” – NZ CIO Awards finalists named
The annual CIO Awards that celebrate excellence in NZ's IT industry is approaching in June with the finalists now officially announced.
Embracing risk pays off for first female winner of trading competition
University of Auckland Commerce and Law student Jillin Yan took the top spot in the 2018 CMC Markets’ University Trading Challenge.
Maori business leaders recognised in UoA Awards
Māori business prowess lauded at UoA awards, tech and tradition fuse for future economy growth.
The University of Auckland gets its own AR expert
AR pioneer Prof. Billinghurst to boost Auckland Uni's tech research.
Nominations open for Akl Uni’s Maori Business Leaders Awards
This is an opportunity to recognise the massive contributions made by Māori business leaders – both individuals and organisations.
Data scientists wrestle with AI challenges in 2018
Skills gap could hinder AI's 2018 boom, IIA warns as analytics enter post-algorithmic age.
Are solar panels a good investment? Auckland Uni answers
We wanted to offer an educational tool that's impartial and realistic to help people work out if solar is economic for their workplaces.
Auckland Uni trading competition helps hone valuable real-world trading skills
This year’s competition was one of the most competitive and unpredictable, with eight teams all having an equal chance of winning close to the end.
University of Auckland granted $150,000 for cybersecurity project
The University of Auckland has received $150,000 in funding to launch the Cyber Security Foundry project, aimed at fighting cyber attacks.
The University of Auckland jumps into human to computer relations research
Dr Suranga Nanayakkara, a leader in human-computer interfaces, will join the University of Auckland to further his innovative research.
Isolation no excuse: NZ must change its risk management approach to survive the future
New Zealand must adopt a collaborative approach to risk management in order to survive an uncertain future, says expert.
University brings robots to show and tell at Fieldays
Horticultural robots set to revolutionize agricultural industries at Fieldays 2017, as robotics technology advances in New Zealand.
Blogging keeps kids learning over 'summer slump'
Summer holiday slump in learning retention has been combated by a digital programme developed by the University of Auckland.
Digital university credentials enhance student mobility
UoA propels student potential with innovative digital credential system, bolstering global job and education prospects.
Unsupervised: Are Kiwi high schoolers safe online?
More than half of NZ high school students unsupervised online outside school, says University of Auckland study.
Kiwi student bound for Amsterdam to help robots build bridges
A young University of Auckland architectural graduate is set to take on Europe to use robots to build a pedestrian bridge over a canal.
The age of pornography: Kiwi student takes a look
Auckland's Ashlee-Ann Sneller delves into youth porn habits, highlighting the educational and policy implications of her pivotal research.