Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Our staff and students often feature in print and TV news stories in New Zealand and overseas. You can follow their activities and innovative research by reading the news stories, media coverage and featured journal articles in this section.
Kiwis kit makes walking electric
10 May 2016NZ Herald looks at a new wearable power harvesting kit, developed at ABI's Biomimetics Lab and commercialised by spin-out company StretchSense. It enables wearers to generate electricity just by walking, which can then be used to power activity trackers, GPS transmitters, and maybe large devices like smartphones in the future.
ABI team awarded for Research Excellence
09 May 2016A team from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute who critically advanced the understanding of an aspect of gut health and disease, was awarded a University of Auckland Research Excellence Award last week.
Biomimicry earns Commercialisation Medal
09 May 2016One of the founding members of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Associate Professor Iain Anderson, recently received an award for significant commercialisation of his research.
Taniwha preparing to defend its world title
06 May 2016Professor Iain Anderson and his team at ABI are hoping to repeat their winning success with their human-powered submarine Taniwha at the 2016 European International Submarine Race in England. Members of the public will be able to meet the submarine and the team up close during an open day.
Art and science meet in BabyX
29 February 2016NZ Herald meets BabyX, an interactive animated virtual infant created at ABI's Laboratory for Animate Technologies (LAT), and profiles LAT director Dr Mark Sagar's passion for both art and science.
ABI-Fraunhofer robotics project highlighted in NZ and Germany joint statement
02 December 2015Statement by John Key and Dr Angela Merkel features the medical robotics collaboration between ABI and Fraunhofer as example of science and innovation engagement between the two countries.
IN PICTURES: MedTech Centre of Research Excellence launches
04 November 2015Computerworld slideshow of photos taken at last Friday's launch of the Medical Technologies Centre of Research Excellence (MedTech CoRE) at the University of Auckland, hosted by the Auckland Bioengineering Institute.
A selection of Auckland Bioengineering Institute research articles which have gained the distinction of featuring on the cover of academic journals.