Faculty of Science - Leading creativity and innovation in the sciences


  • Apply now for a 2019 graduate teaching assistant opportunity
    01 January 2019
    The Faculty of Science invites expressions of interest from postgraduate students for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in 2019.
  • Sustainability Research Awards | Round two opens
    25 September 2018
    It is time to apply for round two of the the Faculty of Science's 2018 Student Sustainability Research Awards. Applications open 1 October and close 5 November 2018.
  • Applications open now | Medicines New Zealand's 2018 Value of Medicines Award
    04 September 2018
    A $20,000 grant is available for researchers, professors, clinicians, students and academics who have recently published research on existing and emerging medicines and vaccines. Read the full eligibility criteria and apply online. Applications close midnight Sunday 30 September 2018.
  • Faculty postgraduate research showcase and poster competition
    29 August 2018
    We invite our science postgraduates to join us in our 2018 Faculty of Science Research Showcase commencing 10 September. Registrations and submissions are now closed for the annual postgraduate poster competition. Go to the Postgraduate Research Showcase webpage for more information about Showcase activities.
  • Media SAVVY workshops for Māori researchers
    28 June 2018
    The Science Media Centre offers fully-funded Media SAVVY workshops for Māori researchers, supported by Curious Minds – He Hihiri i te Mahara. Applications for the next workshop on 3 and 4 September are open now. Find out more.
  • Entries open for New Zealand's most illustrious science prize
    20 June 2018
    Entries for the 2018 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes are now open, with New Zealand’s most talented established and emerging scientists, science teachers and science communicators able to apply for awards worth a combined value of $1 million across five categories.
  • New criteria for Science Journalism Fund | applications open
    18 June 2018
    Round three of the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism fund is open with new eligibility criteria in place. Applications from science communicators and those with an interest in science-related reporting (but no previous experience) will now be accepted. Grants range from $500 to $5000. Applications close 27 July.
  • Research Bazaar 2018 | Applications are now closed
    22 May 2018
    The Research Bazaar (ResBaz) is a three-day festival promoting digital literacy in modern research. This is a free, annual event to help you master several new research skills while having fun. Applications for ResBaz Auckland 2018 are now open. If you would like to attend, find out more and apply.
  • Register now | Three-Minute Thesis Competition 2018
    19 April 2018
    Could you explain an 80,000 word thesis in just 180 seconds? This year's 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges postgraduate students to communicate their research to a general audience in just 3 minutes with a single presentation slide. The Faculty of Science heats will be held on 21 May. Register by 14 May.
  • Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
    10 April 2018
    The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.
  • Expressions of interest for ResBaz
    26 March 2018
    The Centre for eResearch is hosting the Research Bazaar (ResBaz) from 27-29 June 2018. This academic conference equips researchers with digital skills and tools to do their research faster and smarter. We are currently seeking expressions of interest across the University from people interested in helping to organise or contribute to the event. Please get in touch.
  • Apply now for a 2018 graduate teaching assistant opportunity
    01 February 2018
    The Faculty of Science invites expressions of interest from postgraduate students for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in 2018.
  • Scholarships available for Māori and Pacific statistic students
    20 November 2017
    The Department of Statistics is offering one postgraduate scholarship and three undergraduate fees scholarships for Māori and Pacific students doing courses in statistics in 2018.
  • Friends of the University of Auckland US/NZ Exchange Awards
    03 October 2017
    The Friends of the University of Auckland US/NZ Exchange Awards gives undergraduate or postgraduate students, from America or New Zealand, the opportunity of a lifetime!
  • University of Alberta undergraduate internship opportunities
    21 August 2017
    Conduct research at the University of Alberta for a period of 12 weeks and receive a $6000.00 (CAD) stipend.
  • City Campus closed on Auckland Anniversary Day
    17 January 2017
    The City Campus will be closed on Auckland Anniversary Day because of the Laneway Festival in Albert Park.
  • PhD Scholarship in "Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Spectroscopic Studies of Functional Metal Oxides"
    04 February 2015
    The available MacDiarmid Institute Ph.D. project involves the experimental study of the electronic structure of transition metal oxides using a suite of synchrotron radiation-based spectroscopies.
  • Entries for $1 million science prizes close soon: The Prime Ministers Science Prizes
    17 July 2014
    Nominations for the 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes close in early August, giving established and emerging New Zealand research teams and scientists three weeks to complete their entries for the country’s most valuable science awards.
  • Graduate Scholarship Opportunity - Teach First NZ
    Teach First NZ is offering twenty teaching and leadership scholarships to undergraduate and postgraduate candidates for 2015. To be eligible, students need to have at least one third year (300 level) paper in English, Maths, Chemistry, Physics or Maths, or be conversant in Te reo Māori.