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Auckland University stories - Page 2

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Soul Machines on a hot streak as more firms invest
Mon, 29th Oct 2018
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NZ's Soul Machines secures US$2m from UniServices amid a US$15m raise to expand AI.
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The NZ Open source Awards winners announced!
Fri, 26th Oct 2018
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NZ Open Source Awards honour tech innovators at Te Papa gala.
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Auckland Uni celebrates 40 entrepreneurs under 40
Mon, 15th Oct 2018
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Auckland Uni lauds entrepreneurial grads, spotlight on success stories like Facebook's Bowen Pan and mPort's Dipra Ray.
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All aboard the blockchain train: Academic says NZ needs to catch up fast
Fri, 28th Sep 2018
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NZ lags in crypto, needs fintech leap, warns Auckland Uni expert.
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University of Auckland property students get a taste of VR
Mon, 13th Aug 2018
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The University of Auckland’s Business School is now using virtual reality (VR) to teach students about construction and leaky homes.
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$10 million project launched to foster kiwi 3D printing startups
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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Multi-award winning professor Olaf Diegel will start with Auckland University’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019.
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Kiwi gamer snaps up top spot in FIFA eSports World Cup final
Mon, 25th Jun 2018
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Harry Blackmore, an Arts and Commerce student at the University of Auckland, entered a competition alongside more than 20 million gamers.
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“Cream of the crop” – NZ CIO Awards finalists named
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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​The annual CIO Awards that celebrate excellence in NZ's IT industry is approaching in June with the finalists now officially announced.
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Embracing risk pays off for first female winner of trading competition
Fri, 18th May 2018
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University of Auckland Commerce and Law student Jillin Yan took the top spot in the 2018 CMC Markets’ University Trading Challenge.
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Maori business leaders recognised in UoA Awards
Mon, 7th May 2018
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Māori business prowess lauded at UoA awards, tech and tradition fuse for future economy growth.
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The University of Auckland gets its own AR expert
Mon, 26th Feb 2018
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AR pioneer Prof. Billinghurst to boost Auckland Uni's tech research.
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Nominations open for Akl Uni’s Maori Business Leaders Awards
Tue, 20th Feb 2018
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This is an opportunity to recognise the massive contributions made by Māori business leaders – both individuals and organisations.
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Data scientists wrestle with AI challenges in 2018
Wed, 31st Jan 2018
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Skills gap could hinder AI's 2018 boom, IIA warns as analytics enter post-algorithmic age.
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Are solar panels a good investment? Auckland Uni answers
Fri, 13th Oct 2017
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We wanted to offer an educational tool that's impartial and realistic to help people work out if solar is economic for their workplaces.
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Auckland Uni trading competition helps hone valuable real-world trading skills
Wed, 11th Oct 2017
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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.
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University of Auckland granted $150,000 for cybersecurity project
Tue, 3rd Oct 2017
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The University of Auckland has received $150,000 in funding to launch the Cyber Security Foundry project, aimed at fighting cyber attacks.
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The University of Auckland jumps into human to computer relations research
Tue, 26th Sep 2017
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Dr Suranga Nanayakkara, a leader in human-computer interfaces, will join the University of Auckland to further his innovative research.
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Isolation no excuse: NZ must change its risk management approach to survive the future
Wed, 2nd Aug 2017
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New Zealand must adopt a collaborative approach to risk management in order to survive an uncertain future, says expert.
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University brings robots to show and tell at Fieldays
Thu, 1st Jun 2017
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Horticultural robots set to revolutionize agricultural industries at Fieldays 2017, as robotics technology advances in New Zealand.
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Blogging keeps kids learning over 'summer slump'
Wed, 24th May 2017
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Summer holiday slump in learning retention has been combated by a digital programme developed by the University of Auckland.
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Digital university credentials enhance student mobility
Wed, 17th May 2017
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UoA propels student potential with innovative digital credential system, bolstering global job and education prospects.
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Unsupervised: Are Kiwi high schoolers safe online?
Wed, 15th Mar 2017
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More than half of NZ high school students unsupervised online outside school, says University of Auckland study.
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Kiwi student bound for Amsterdam to help robots build bridges
Fri, 24th Feb 2017
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A young University of Auckland architectural graduate is set to take on Europe to use robots to build a pedestrian bridge over a canal.
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The age of pornography: Kiwi student takes a look
Tue, 7th Feb 2017
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Auckland's Ashlee-Ann Sneller delves into youth porn habits, highlighting the educational and policy implications of her pivotal research.