Faculty of Science - Leading creativity and innovation in the sciences


  • Distinguished Alumni Awards
    29 June 2017
    Nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards close 30 June 2017. The University of Auckland and the University of Auckland Society bestow the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards to honour alumni who have made outstanding contributions through their different achievements to their professions, to their communities and globally
  • Could you be hypnotised?
    02 June 2017
    A team of neuroscientists led by Associate Professor Greg Anson, Professor Winston Byblow and Associate Professor Jim Stinear are recruiting healthy right-handed individuals between 18 and 40 years old for a study of motor imagery and hypnosis.
  • Department of Statistics closed on Wednesday 31 May 2017
    30 May 2017
    The Department of Statistics will be closed on Wednesday 31 May 2017 in memory of Emeritus Professor Alastair Scott.
  • How is your brain wired?
    29 May 2017
    Sensory processing, brain plasticity and ageing volunteers needed.
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition
    15 May 2017
    Why not take on the challenge of explaining your thesis in just three minutes? Science heats will be held on 19 July. One masters and one doctoral winner will be chosen and these successful participants will go forward to the University Final on 3 August.
  • L’ORÉAL-UNESCO for women in science fellowships
    09 March 2017
    Who will be this years L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science New Zealand Fellow? Last year our very own Dr Erin Leitao from the School of Chemical Sciences won the coveted title. Applications are due by April 3 2017.
  • The Rod Bonfiglioli Memorial Scholarship
    23 February 2017
    Do you have a willingness to work closely with the New Zealand Wine Industry? The Rod Bonfiglioli Memorial Scholarship is now open.
  • Antarctica New Zealand Scholarships
    03 February 2017
    Applications are now open for two postgraduate scholarships for 2017/2018, administered by Antarctica New Zealand.
  • Research Excellence Awards – call for applications
    24 January 2017
    The 2017 round for two awards celebrating research excellence at the University is now open.
  • 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.
  • Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
    09 January 2017
    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.
  • Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Postgraduate Diploma Awards
    28 November 2016
    Applications for the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Postgraduate Diploma Awards for 2017 are now open. The closing date is 12 December 2016.
  • The Faculty of Science Postdoc Society
    15 November 2016
    We are a society run by Postdocs, for Postdocs, and are here to support early career researchers, promote excellent science and facilitate networking and collaborations.
  • 2017 Ralph and Eve Seelye Postgraduate Scholarships
    07 November 2016
    The closing date for the 2017 Ralph and Eve Seelye Postgraduate Scholarships is Sunday 11 December, 2016.
  • Science Scholars programme application closing date
    04 November 2016
    Applications for our Science Scholars programme close on 8 December, 2016.
  • Mental Health Awareness Week
    10 October 2016
    A time to reflect about how we can support each other and look after ourselves mindfully.
  • Freemasons University and Postgraduate Scholarships, 2017
    27 September 2016
    The Freemasons Scholarships are to assist able students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field. Closing date 1 October.
  • 2017 Kalman Visiting Fellowship
    28 July 2016
    Applications are invited until 5 September for this Fellowship, worth $10000, which will be awarded to a 'rising star' in mathematics and its applications for a research visit to the University of Auckland.
  • The Biennial Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems
    12 July 2016
    The Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems will be awarded to the New Zealand individual (whether from academia or industry) who has made the greatest contribution to the field of Open Systems in the past two years. Application closing date is 30 July.
  • Are you under 25 years of age and need a scholarship?
    08 June 2016
    The Eureka! Sir Paul Callaghan Awards are designed to encourage science communication skills in young New Zealanders. Each year $50,000 worth of scholarships are awarded.