School of Biological Sciences


School of Biological Sciences

We offer students, individuals wishing to upskill, and industry a wide range of world-renowned undergraduate and postgraduate subjects, facilities and services. Our school collaborates closely with several leading research centres, and in association with the Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology operates the first dedicated bio-incubator in New Zealand.

  • Green literacy
    16 March 2017
    Senior Tutor David Seldon from the School of Biological Sciences has created innovation in the form of used coffee grounds.
  • NZ Insect Playing Cards
    12 December 2016
    The Insects of New Zealand playing cards, by School of Biological Sciences doctoral student Leilani Walker, are now on our shores and ready for you to purchase in time for Christmas.
  • SBS scientist visits Marlon Brando’s tropical atoll
    12 December 2016
    University of Auckland scientist Dr. James Russell has recently been working on the private tropical atoll of the late actor Marlon Brando.
  • Top Medal honours for University of Auckland Science researchers
    24 November 2016
    Internationally 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.
  • Denial of invasive species threat worries scientists
    24 November 2016
    Scientists 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.