Can the brain heal itself?

Ever wonder if the brain is powerful enough to heal itself? Find out how University of Auckland researcher Professor Winston Byblow is investigating ways to improve recovery after a stroke—currently the leading cause of adult disability in the Western world.

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Why sharks matter

Funding from an anonymous donor is helping Marine Science student Riley Elliott with his PhD project about sharks which, he says, are our "most feared and misunderstood predator". 

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Defeating tuberculosis with bioluminescence

Dr Siouxsie Wiles and her colleagues at the University's Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology are creating glow-in-the-dark bacteria in order to better understand how to prevent and fight diseases such as tuberculosis and hospital superbugs. 

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Saving our heritage buildings from earthquakes

Find out how University of Auckland staff are working with doctoral students from around the world to future-proof heritage buildings from earthquake damage.

 

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