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Prize-winning year for ‘Nanogirl’

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:07 am | Auckland University

This year’s Prime Minister’s Science Prize for Science Communication has been awarded to Dr Michelle Dickinson, capping off a prize-winning year for the University of Auckland engineering lecturer. Dr Dickinson, a senior lecturer in Chemical & ... More >>

How are sexual minority students doing in New Zealand?

Monday, 1 December 2014, 7:51 am | Auckland University

Almost four percent of young people reported being attracted to others of the same sex or to both sexes, in a recent study. More >>

NZ parents hope for more than just happy and healthy babies

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:01 pm | Auckland University

Auckland, 16 October 2014 – What do expectant mums and dads hope for their children? According to new research from Growing Up in New Zealand , a baby’s health and happiness may be high up on the list, but today’s parents want a lot more than ... More >>

Speaker on rise of the health bots

Monday, 13 October 2014, 11:24 am | Auckland University

Speaker on rise of the health bots Media Advisory University of Auckland 13 October 2014 More >>

Pharmacists involved in stroke prevention

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 3:50 pm | Auckland University

Many community pharmacists can now manage anticoagulant levels for people, using testing and evaluation done at the pharmacy. More >>

Songwriter of ‘Brave Work’ Scoops Top Award

Monday, 6 October 2014, 1:47 pm | Auckland University

Popular Music student Possum Plows has been named the University of Auckland Songwriter of the Year 2014 at the Grand Final Awards Evening held at the Maidment Theatre on Thursday night. More >>

Two gold medals for Goldie Wines

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:01 pm | Auckland University

Goldie Wines on Waiheke Island has won its first gold medals for new owners, University of Auckland and winemaker, Heinrich Storm. More >>

Race-baiting campaigns likely to backfire says academic

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 9:39 am | Auckland University

Race-baiting campaigns likely to backfire says academic A recent spate of racist slurs by political candidates from ACT, New Zealand First, and Labour are more likely to turn off voters rather than attract them, says Auckland University of Technology ... More >>

Better care for transgender youth

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 11:31 am | Auckland University

A fact sheet on ways to improve the wellbeing of transgender youth in New Zealand has been developed at the University of Auckland. A study team from the University’s Adolescent Health Research Group, has put forward recommendations, together with ... More >>

Fewer medicines subsidised in New Zealand than Australia

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 3:09 pm | Auckland University

New Zealand has economical medicines policies, but subsidises fewer medicines and fewer new drugs, compared to Australia and other countries. More >>

New International Aviation Law Course on offer

Monday, 23 June 2014, 3:13 pm | Auckland University

A new course in international aviation law will be offered at the Auckland Law School next month, opening-up a world of opportunities for students. More >>

Dancing ahead

Friday, 9 May 2014, 11:46 am | Auckland University

As a youngster Pauline Hiroti danced a lot. From salsa to hiphop, the former Wanganui High pupil enjoyed school but loved dance more. This week her passion for dance took her onstage to receive a Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) degree from the University ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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