Auckland Bioengineering Institute

The media

Information for journalists, including a selection of the Institute’s media coverage, academic journal covers featuring the ABI’s research and guidance on who to contact for expert comment and interviews.

Media enquiries

Tess Redgrave
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87383
DDI: (09) 923 7383
Mobile: 021 416 396

  • Listen to Simon Malpas on Radio New Zealand
    20 February 2018
    Simon talks to Katherine Ryan about personalised medicine and the need to refine implantable devices that can be inserted into the body to provide data for clinical and research use.
  • Mapping the gut
    08 December 2017
    In an article published by the Royal Society of New Zealand, ABI's senior research fellow Dr Peng Du reflects on the history and future of exploring techniques to measure the bio-electrical activity of the gut.
  • German collaboration on soft tissue robotics in NBR
    28 November 2017
    Associate Professor Leo Cheng was quoted in the National Business Review on 27th November in an article about Germany’s ongoing interest in collaborating with New Zealand researchers.
  • Meet the ZozoSuit
    27 November 2017
    Kiwi wearable tech company StretchSense has come up with a solution for making sure the clothes you buy online actually fit. Oh, and they've also drawn major attention from Japan's largest online retailer. (Idealog magazine)

  • Featured journal covers

    A selection of Auckland Bioengineering Institute research articles which have gained the distinction of featuring on the cover of academic journals.

  • Media coverage

    A selection of news and interviews in other media about the Auckland Bioengineering Institute.