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 7,600 students study in our 10 schools and departments, learning from internationally-renowned lecturers.
Congratulations to Dr Erin Leitao, from the School of Chemical Sciences, who has been awarded the 2016 NZ Fellow of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme.
Black holes and death stars: free public symposium
28 November 2016Leading astrophysicists from around the world gather in Auckland this week to talk about massive stars, black holes and supernovae, with a public event on latest developments in astronomy to follow.
Denial of invasive species threat worries scientists
24 November 2016Scientists believe a new battlefront is opening in science denialism and, this time, the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world’s rarest species and most unique ecosystems.
Top Medal honours for University of Auckland Science researchers
23 November 2016Internationally renowned researcher and author in human experimental psychology, Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis, has been awarded the Rutherford Medal from the Royal Society of New Zealand.
The lives and death throes of massive stars (Physics, Science Event Tags) Event as iCalendar
03 December 2016, 12 - 3:30pmAs part of the NZ Stars 2016 10th IAU Symposia on Massive stars, The Physics Department at the University of Auckland will be putting on a public symposium to highlight some of the exciting research from the meeting as well as other exciting aspects of astronomy.
Public lecture by Professor Harald Bauder The Dialectics of Migration and Refugee Politics: (Science Event Tags, Environment) Event as iCalendar
06 December 2016, 6:15 - 7:30pmVisiting scholar, Professor Harald Bauder will discuss migration policies and politics and look at an interpretation of Germany's response to the Syrian refugee crisis.