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Carmen Aromin Balanon
· October 29, 2015
The best large research institute in the University of Auckland!

We are honoured to have Professor Mark Billinghurst, a pioneer in researching and commercialising Augmented Reality (AR) join us.

One of the world’s pioneers in researching and commercialising Augmented Reality (AR) will join the University of Auckland under the Entrepreneurial Universities programme established by the previous government.

Our researcher Simon Malpas was interviewed on RNZ's Nine to Noon programme about personalised medicine and his team's work on refining implantable devices. Check it out!

Personalised medicine, tailored to the characteristics of each individual patient's needs, has become a key focus for medical researchers. With this comes the need for implantable devices that can be inserted into the body to provide data for clinical and research use. Simon Malpas from Auckland Uni...
A snapshot of students in action at Nga Taiatea School. Thanks for hosting the MedTech CoRE team.

Happy Chinese New Year! 🎊🏮🎏🛍Thanks to the students who provided yummy treats at morning tea! May the year be prosperous!

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Check out the photos from ABI Research Forum 2018! The event has gone from strength to strength, thanks to our awesome speakers and everyone who participated. And congrats to the winners of the poster & three minute thesis competitions!

The ABI research forum took place on 13 February 2018 at the Faculty of Medical and Health Science. This annual event has gone from strength to strength and showcases the diverse research that happens at ABI. The focus for this year was on clinical validation, translation and measurements. This year...

Tune in to RNZ Friday morning (16 Feb) :

Professor Simon Malpas will be on Katherine Ryan’s Nine-to-Noon on Friday morning at about 9.25am talking about ABI’s Implantable Devices Group and the Medical Device industry in NZ.

From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-win...

In this week's ABI Seminar, Professor Kari Bo speaks about "Is physical activity good or bad for your pelvic floor?"
Note the change of date: Wednesday 7 February 4 - 5pm, at 70 Symonds St. All welcome!

This presentation will focus on the two opposite hypotheses on the association between physical activity and the pelvic floor (Bø, Sports Medicine 2004):

Getting plans locked in for 2018 and was reminded of our main end of year Christmas Party ... let us take you back there!
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Life as a researcher at ABI is about appreciating progress in little things to achieve big things. For some of us professional staff this has taught us to value the little things...even the evolution of a butterfly (Nina’s pet project with her youngest this summer) Happy Auckland Anniversary Weekend! 🐛🦋🌞

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RSVP before 2 February for ABI Research Forum 2018! This forum showcases the ongoing work at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute and is an opportunity for you to explore the diverse research at the Institute.

Tue 8:00 AM UTC+13Building 505, Amphitheatre 1, 2 Boyle Crescent, Grafton Campus

Have you listened to Dan McCormick on 95bFM yesterday? Dan talks about the work that the Implantable Devices Group is doing on optogenetics. Check out the interview here:

Medical science can, and often does very successfully, use electrical stimulation to help trigger responses in the human body. However, the specificity of the stimulation needed (i.e. not zapping everything in the nearby radius) has long meant these sorts of implants were limited to pacemakers and c...

Olympic Medalist Liam Malone joins Soul Machines (an ABI Spinout)…

Retired Paralympics star Liam Malone has revealed his next move.

Wishing everyone a prosperous New Year!

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Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 🏖🎄⭐️🎅
Enjoy the holidays!
Here are some pictures from our ABI Christmas bbq.

We are looking for a Web developer to join us! Applications close on 15 January 2018. Read more and apply here:…/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.…

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