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Property Market
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.
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3D Printing
$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.
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Gaming
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.
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Juniper
“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.
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Competition
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.
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Awards
Maori business leaders recognised in UoA Awards
Outstanding Māori business leaders recognised in awards by the University of Auckland.
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Education
The University of Auckland gets its own AR expert
One of the world’s pioneers in researching and commercialising AR will join the University of Auckland.
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Awards
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.
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Artificial Intelligence
Data scientists wrestle with AI challenges in 2018
Analytics for 2018 foresee businesses grappling with artificial intelligence.
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Auckland Council
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.
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Competition
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.
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Cybersecurity
University of Auckland granted $150,000 for cybersecurity project
"We will contribute to the development of a more secure and resilient New Zealand cyber-infrastructure in the future."
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New Zealand
The University of Auckland jumps into human to computer relations research
"We are delighted to welcome Dr Nanayakkara to the University, he is an outstanding young researcher..."
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Disaster Recovery
Isolation no excuse: NZ must change its risk management approach to survive the future
“What works best are collaborative approaches across supply chains, businesses and public-private partnership. NZ seems to have a long way to go."
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Robotics
University brings robots to show and tell at Fieldays
"Robots never sleep, and this makes them ideal workers. They’ll do the menial work humans should no longer be expected to do."
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Cloud
Blogging keeps kids learning over "summer slump"
"The summer holiday period is particularly important as evidence shows that students’ learning is adversely impacted during this time."
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The University of Auckland
Digital university credentials enhance student mobility
"My eQuals will enhance student mobility & streamline processes for employers and others who will be able to verify the authenticity of credentials."
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Cyberbullying
Unsupervised: Are Kiwi high schoolers safe online?
“We need to teach and model appropriate online behaviours, how to keep safe and where to get help if it’s needed."
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3D Printing
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.
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Pornography
The age of pornography: Kiwi student takes a look
"This research is so vital because with increasing technological advancement, it is incredibly easy for youth to access and consume pornography."
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Robotics
New international collaboration with University of Auckland to lead robotics development
"Digital engineering and the human-machine interface is likely to benefit from the recent international collaboration."
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Learning
Auckland Uni embraces innovative digital learning platform for student success
“We plan to use Canvas Data to see trends and patterns which will inform our learning design and delivery. This is very exciting."
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Blockchain
Blockchain, a game-changing new technology
"Banks and credit card companies realise their role as gate keepers and middle people in financial transactions is under threat."
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Artificial Intelligence
Uni of Auckland brings human life to AI with new Soul Machines venture
Artificial Intelligence that looks, thinks and reacts like humans is being developed right on Auckland's doorstep & may become a commercial venture.