Welcome to the Faculty of Science


The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. More than 7,000 students study in our 10 schools and departments, learning from internationally-renowned lecturers.

Morton Coutts Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Honours, research Masters and PhD students who are undertaking research broadly related to the field of brewing, processing of beer or fermentation.

2015 Gibbons Lectures

This year the topic is Man Meets Machine: Human-Computer Interaction. Lectures begin late April.

Food and Health Programme

The next Food and Health Programme and FoodBowl seminar series will provide information on how the University of Auckland can boost your food and beverage business.

  • Unlocking Curious Minds Contestable fund success
    28 May 2015
    Associate Professor Cather Simpson from the Department of Physics and School of Chemical Sciences has just been awarded no less than $130,000.00 as part of the government’s Unlocking Curious Minds Contestable fund, as announced by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce this afternoon.
  • Why aren’t pureed foods satisfying?
    26 May 2015
    Uncovering the secrets behind why foods with complex textures are more filling than pureed foods is one of two projects awarded seed funding from the Food and Health Programme at the University of Auckland.
  • In the wild, even the predators are afraid
    26 May 2015
    They kill thousands of young kiwi each year but new research shows that in the ‘hierarchy of fear’ that rules among predators in New Zealand’s forests, even the savage stoat has plenty to be afraid of.
  • Spiritual and/or Sexual Me?
    27 March 2015
    By contributing to this research, you will assist therapists and other young adults to know what helps or obstructs the process of negotiating spiritual and sexual identities. Participation will involve a confidential, 1-1.5 hour long, in-person, interview at The UoA. You will be thanked for your time with a small koha.