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US Takes Hard Position On Climate Change In TPPA

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 12:29 pm | Auckland University

Proposals from the US on climate change and biodiversity, tabled as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement talks resume this week in Singapore, have been leaked by Peru environment group RedGE. More >>

Parents sought for online Triple P Parenting trial

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 3:54 pm | Auckland University

Parents of three and four year-old children who exhibit inattentive and overactive behaviour are sought for a study of the Triple P Positive Parenting Programme. The Parenting Research Group at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education is ... More >>

Study talking to disabled Pasifika youth

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 4:35 pm | Auckland University

The first New Zealand study to understand the experiences of disabled Pasifika children, youth and their families is underway in Auckland. More >>

World experts on children’s legal rights meet

Monday, 25 March 2013, 12:00 pm | Auckland University

Leading children’s legal rights experts from around the world meet at a Colloquium today (25 March) to support improvements in how legal systems listen to children and young people. More >>

University Honours Contemporary Artist

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 3:19 pm | Auckland University

A rising star in the art world is to receive an award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the arts. Artist Simon Denny has been named as the 2013 Young Alumnus of the Year by The University of Auckland and will be honoured at a dinner to be ... More >>

Cannabis Linked To Higher Stroke Risk In Young Adults

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 9:08 am | Auckland University

Cannabis use may double the stroke risk in young adults, according to a recent study by researchers in the Centre for Brain Research at The University of Auckland. More >>

Rugby Scholarship Paths The Way For Future Stars

Thursday, 16 August 2012, 3:57 pm | Auckland University

A rugby scholarship offered at The University of Auckland is helping to path the way for talented secondary school rugby players. More >>

Brazil celebrates Len Lye

Monday, 6 August 2012, 5:09 pm | Auckland University

New Zealand film-maker Len Lye has been hailed in Brazil as “a virtuoso and master of animation, who continues to be a source of inspiration for countless film-makers.” More >>

From Forrests to the South Seas

Monday, 30 April 2012, 4:52 pm | Auckland University

Among the exceptional literary talent appearing at the May Readers and Writers Festival are several authors from The University of Auckland. More >>

University honours eminent artist

Monday, 5 March 2012, 7:52 pm | Auckland University

One of this country’s greatest visual artists is to receive an award which recognises her contribution to the arts in New Zealand. More >>

Acclaimed yacht designer teaching at University

Monday, 5 March 2012, 6:51 pm | Auckland University

Renowned superyacht and performance sailing yacht designer Ron Holland will be lecturing in The University of Auckland’s new masters programme in yacht engineering. More >>

Sculpture wins Queensland commission

Friday, 16 December 2011, 12:04 pm | Auckland University

Associate Professor Michael Parekowhai (Ngati Whakarongo/Pakeha) has been awarded the Premier of Queensland’s Sculpture Commission with his proposed sculpture The World Turns. More >>

Chinese memories inspire award winner

Friday, 2 December 2011, 4:52 pm | Auckland University

As a child Yumian (Dino) Chai moved around a lot. He lived in different cities in China, moved to Christchurch, and finally ended up in Auckland. More >>

Fast food chains “lite” on accessible nutrition information

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 11:12 am | Auckland University

Nutrition information for meals at New Zealand fast food chains is available but not easily accessible, according to a study by researchers at The University of Auckland. More >>

Grant boosts studies on geographic & ethnic cancer inequity

Friday, 4 November 2011, 12:24 pm | Auckland University

Auckland and Waikato medical research teams have secured $1.9 million to unravel geographic and ethnic differences in cancer outcomes. Funding from the Health Research Council and the Ministry of Science and Innovation will support two University of ... More >>

Symposium to discuss Māori Economic Development

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 11:39 am | Auckland University

Key Māori economic development influencers and experts, including Whaimutu Dewes and Professor Graham Smith, will speak at a symposium hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) this month. More >>

Rugby World Cup a turnoff for many

Friday, 21 October 2011, 3:12 pm | Auckland University

As much of New Zealand gears up for the Rugby World Cup final, spare a thought for the surprisingly high number of Kiwis who are holding their breath just waiting for the whole thing to be over. More >>

Liggins investigator wins international research funding

Monday, 17 October 2011, 12:23 pm | Auckland University

University of Auckland Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Liggins Institute researcher Professor Jane Harding has been awarded a prestigious individual investigator research project grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human ... More >>

Westlake Rugby Captain Awarded Drake Scholarship

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 2:57 pm | Auckland University

Sam Viskovich from Northcote, Auckland has been selected as the third John Drake Memorial Scholar at The University of Auckland. The scholarship, established in 2009 and worth $5000 a year, supports an outstanding all-rounder who intends to study ... More >>

Auckland University helps explain the NZ economy

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 4:22 pm | Auckland University

A new, handy pocket guide to the New Zealand economy – which will enable advisers and analysts in both the private and public sectors, as well as the public at large, to understand how the economy is performing and why – will be published on 7 October ... More >>

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