Sustainable business – Professor Kate Kearins
Finance companies and entrepreneurs need to take the impetus in fairer and environmentally-friendly business practices.
Brainy computers - Dr Stefan Schliebs
To what extent will the medium of silicon and electricity imitate the human functions?
Astronomy on a mass-scale – Professor Surgei Gulyaev
A project to build a massive telescope that will enable astronomers to see back in time.
Digitising Maori language – Professor John Moorfield
The medium – or platform - will be as vital as the message in sustaining te reo, New Zealand’s native tongue.
Tourism via the web – Professor Simon Milne
The internet will play a major part in attracting tourists to communities and growing GDP.
Sporting elite – AUT postgraduate students
Finding new ways to train top athletes to peak-performance level.
Oceans needing cleaner air – Dr Kay Vopel
How carbon dioxide will affect our seas.
Obesity’s creep – Professor Elaine Rush
We can’t ignore obesity, and we need new ways to stop its advance.