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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."
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."
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."
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."
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.
Chinese execs to experience 'wayfinding' approach to Maori business style
“We’ll be asking, what can Chinese bring for Māori, and what can Māori bring for Chinese? How can we strengthen and learn from each other?"
University of Auckland students win award for AdWords expertise
“Our campaign led to a four-fold increase in site visits and a number of new enrolments. It worked excellently because we were given complete access."
Manaiakalani group helping NZ decile 1 schools embrace tech
Digital technology is being used to give Kiwi school students an equal footing in education, no matter what their socioeconomic background.
University of Auckland upgrades to 'cutting edge' LMS software
“The shift to Canvas is an important part of our plan to enhance the learning experience, by providing our staff and students with modern tools."
Online toolkit launched to help secondary schools
"We have learned a great deal about data utilisation within schools, about literacy and leadership practices particularly in low decile schools."
Impressive innovation at Microsoft’s Student Accelerator showcase
“With the Microsoft Student Accelerator programme students develop deeper technical skills and learn how to work in a team to solve customer problems.
Kiwi university subjects ranked among top in the world
New Zealand universities have been recognised on the global stage for a range of subjects, from education to engineering.
Auckland's ICT grad school opens
“It is centrally important that New Zealand businesses can access the skills and knowledge they need to make the most of new global opportunities."
University of Auckland student wins REANNZ scholarship
“Future Funds is intended to give candidates the opportunity to challenge themselves - they’ll be exposed to a wide range of development opportunities
Auckland welcomes international students as part of innovation lab
“Partnerships like these have the potential to add huge value to the Auckland economy in the future as we increasingly focus on global connections.”
Digital technology subjects crucial in the modern world
"This decision is acknowledging digital skills and knowledge as increasingly important across a wide range of study areas marks an important change."
Students work to make business life easier for SMEs
“The challenge gave our members the opportunity to develop and connect with the real world of IT and inspired them to push their limits."
University of Auckland starts rolling out online courses
The University of Auckland is investing in elearning options, beginning by making it’s most popular undergraduate course available as an online class.
University of Auckland joins ‘generation study abroad’ movement
With a new partnership, the University of Auckland (UoA) has renewed its focus on providing students opportunities to study overseas.
What does the wireless future look like?
“Since the late 1980s, we’ve gone through four generations of cellular technology and with each development, demand simply keeps rising."
University of Auckland selects new learning management platform
The Canvas platform will provide a modern learning environment for the 40,000 students at the university.
University of Auckland drones compete for $50,000 prize
The C-Prize involves a competition among drone design teams to come up with a prototype that meets one or more of the challenges set by film makers.
And the Blake Leader Award goes to... Nanogirl
Dr Michelle Dickinson, otherwise known as ‘Nanogirl’, has been awarded a Blake Leader Award for outstanding leadership at a ceremony in Auckland.
Yellow reaches out to tech graduates
For the first time Yellow is running a structured graduate programme, providing graduates with the opportunity to gain real world hands-on experience.