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.

  • Winter Bootcamp 2017 (science_news, Events, Science Intranet News) Event as iCalendar
    10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017, 9am - 4:30pm
    Winter Bootcamp is a week long training and education to help researchers up-skill research digital skills.
  • Giant invasive lizards in Fernando de Noronha and the Brazilian way of doing conservation (Biodiversity and Biosecurity, Biological Science, Seminars) Event as iCalendar
    17 July 2017, 1 - 2pm
    Carlos Abrahão, an environmental analyst at the National Center for the Conservation of Reptiles and Amphibians, ICMBio, Brazilian Ministry of Environment will give a talk on his current work and perspective on what Brazil is doing to obtain support from researchers and its population to order to study and protect its megadiversity.
  • The role of the proteolytic microenvironment in T cell migration and T cell activation
    21 June 2017
    A PhD project supported by The Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund is available in 2016 under the supervision of Associate Professor Nigel Birch and Professor Rod Dunbar to investigate the role of proteases in human T cell migration and activation.
  • 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 18 and 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.