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Cyber incident cost estimates and the importance of building resilience - Reserve Bank

Cyber-attacks could cost New Zealand’s financial sector more than $100 million a year on average according to a new Reserve Bank bulletin article, highlighting the need for industry resilience to counter these threats.

Towards a greener future with next generation solar cell technology

University of Canterbury (UC) chemistry researcher Dr Paula Brooksby is at the forefront of research to refine fast-advancing solar cell technology.

Gisborne student awarded Rocket Lab scholarship to pursue stargazing dreams

Rocket Lab has awarded Gisborne teenager Niamh Stratton with the 2019 Rocket Lab Scholarship, providing the young space enthusiast with financial support for a tertiary degree and an exclusive mentorship programme from Rocket Lab experts.

Otago physicists grab individual atoms in ground-breaking experiment

In a first for quantum physics, University of Otago researchers have "held" individual atoms in place and observed previously unseen complex atomic interactions.

Evidence giant blue whale making comeback - Auckland University

The critically endangered blue whale is increasingly looking like one of conservation’s biggest success stories and the good news just keeps on coming.

UC speech app could help children speak freely

A unique, new app that analyses speech patterns could provide a leap forward in the assessment and treatment of children with speech difficulties.

Developers Institute aiming to break the tech mould - Northland Inc

Developers Institute, an innovative school for software developers, is ready to break the mould of the tech world nationally.

Giant squid and glow-in-the-dark sharks surprise scientists

A giant squid and several glow-in-the-dark sharks were surprise finds for NIWA scientists last month on the Chatham Rise during a voyage to survey hoki, New Zealand’s most valuable commercial fish species.

WelTec student officially one of the best young chefs in the world

A current WelTec student has been named as one of the best young chefs in the world after he placed at the Young Chef Olympiad 2020 competition held in India earlier this month.

Testing seawater of the future - University of Otago

University of Otago scientists are leading research into the possibility that the shallow submarine vents off New Zealand’s volcanic Whakaari/White Island could provide a natural laboratory to study the impacts of future climate change on our oceans.