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Collaborating with the Augmented Human Lab

Collaborating with the Augmented Human Lab

STaR Centre is growing our networks and our new collaborators based in Auckland Bioengineering Institute are changing the world with a vision to Humanize the Technology. The Augmented Human Lab led by Associate Professor Suranga Nanayakkara is a team of...

Spin-out Elbaware on Seven Sharp

Spin-out Elbaware on Seven Sharp

"Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up." - Oliver Wendell Holmes This is what happened when clinicians, engineers and scientists came together, motivated to address a common problem made visible by the Covid-19...

Meet our STaRs: Tim Angeli, PhD, a biomedical engineer

Meet our STaRs: Tim Angeli, PhD, a biomedical engineer

A centre focused on surgical disease does not mean we are centre of clinicians alone. We are lucky to collaborate with a talented and diverse group of people. Tim Angeli is a Rutherford Discovery Fellow and Senior Research Fellow with the Gastrointestinal (GI)...

Elbaware – STaR Spinout demonstrates MedTech in action

Elbaware – STaR Spinout demonstrates MedTech in action

STaR Centre directors Prof. John Winsor, Anthony Phillips and lead Engineer Bruce Stokes have developed an innovative solution, adding to the suite of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the fight against SARS-CoV-19 (Covid-19). Their spin out company Elbaware has...

November is pancreatic cancer awareness month

November is pancreatic cancer awareness month

"One of the ways to improve cancer care is to ensure that no regions are lagging behind. We also need to focus on Māori to ensure there’s equity in access and care." Professor John Windsor. A debilitating and notoriously hard-to-beat disease, pancreatic cancer can go...

Delivery of surgical care in Samoa

Delivery of surgical care in Samoa

A team of STaR Centre researchers passionate about improving surgical care in the Pacific undertook a project to identify the barriers and opportunities to improving the delivery of safe, affordable, timely surgical care in Samoa. Our Pacific neighbours, including...

STaR Centre researchers, finalists in 2020 Velocity $100k Challenge

STaR Centre researchers, finalists in 2020 Velocity $100k Challenge

STaR Centre directors Greg O’Grady, and John Windsor with our brilliant technologist Bruce Stokes, have been selected as finalists in the Velocity $100k Challenge. This Challenge is the flagship competition within Velocity, New Zealand’s leading university...