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Do you know an outstanding Māori business leader?

Monday, 27 February 2017, 10:44 am | University of Auckland

The call is out for nominations for the University of Auckland Aotearoa Māori Business Leaders Awards. More >>

Auckland brain researchers show how Parkinson’s spreads

Friday, 24 February 2017, 11:32 am | University of Auckland

Media Release - University of Auckland - 24 February 2017 Researchers at the University of Auckland have provided the first strong evidence on how Parkinson’s disease spreads in the brain, helping to advance treatment of the disease. In a paper, published ... More >>

Student awarded internship with MX3D

Friday, 24 February 2017, 11:29 am | University of Auckland

Using robots to build a bridge over a canal in Europe might sound like a scene from a science fiction story, but it will soon be reality for one young architectural graduate from the University of Auckland. More >>

Brain health team visits Hawkes Bay

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 10:44 am | University of Auckland

Brain health research will be the focus of a display at this week’s Te Matatini Kapa Haka festival in Hawkes Bay. More >>

Study shows refugees’ & immigrants’ resilience in disasters

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 10:36 am | University of Auckland

Many immigrants and refugees were resilient to the Canterbury Earthquakes due to their previous experiences of disasters and war in their homelands, according to research from the University of Auckland. Sociology academics from the Faculty of ... More >>

Professor on international respiratory disease panel

Monday, 20 February 2017, 4:12 pm | University of Auckland

Decades of international leadership on asthma and allergies, especially in children, and of the Global Asthma Network, has led to a New Zealand paediatrician being appointed to the first World Health Organisation expert panel on non-communicable diseases. More >>

Inspired student follows in teachers’ footsteps

Monday, 20 February 2017, 2:40 pm | University of Auckland

The 35-year-old was inspired by two teachers who supported her when she was a student at Bream Bay College. More >>

New student high-rise opens at University of Auckland

Monday, 20 February 2017, 1:56 pm | University of Auckland

A new state-of-the-art apartment complex for University of Auckland students officially opens on Symonds Street in Auckland City this week. More >>

Māori and Pacific more vulnerable to pancreas diseases

Monday, 20 February 2017, 11:23 am | University of Auckland

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of acute pancreatitis in the world with Māori and Pacific people at more than double the risk of developing pancreatitis and post-pancreatitis diabetes than New Zealand Europeans. More >>

New Arts major focuses on top job employability

Friday, 17 February 2017, 3:00 pm | University of Auckland

Communication across our culture, both in personal and professional life, has never been more dynamic and the potential for top careers for well-trained people is huge. The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts is meeting the needs of this fast-changing ... More >>

Food marketing review ignores advice from 77 experts

Friday, 17 February 2017, 1:23 pm | University of Auckland

Government regulation is needed to reduce the advertising industry’s marketing of unhealthy foods to children and young people, according to 77 of New Zealand’s leading health professors. More >>

Unhealthy food choices pushed to youngsters on websites

Friday, 17 February 2017, 1:22 pm | University of Auckland

Many food websites are using sophisticated marketing to target and engage children and adolescents to market unhealthy food choices. More >>

New fathers can get new baby depression too

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 3:27 pm | University of Auckland

EMBARGOED TO 5am NZT Thursday 16 February 2017 New fathers can get new baby depression too Depression symptoms among men before and after the birth of their children were identified by recent research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal ... More >>

Vitamin D supplements can help kiwi children

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 2:39 pm | University of Auckland

Media Release - University of Auckland - 16 February 2017 New Zealand children can benefit from vitamin D supplements that protect against acute respiratory infections, according to a new study. More >>

New research could ease the way to second language learning

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 2:11 pm | University of Auckland

Research by a language teaching expert from the University of Auckland could bring major changes to second language teaching and improve chances of success for those who fail in traditional classes. Dr Shaofeng Li, a senior lecturer of applied language ... More >>

Planet earth and human health

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 1:17 pm | University of Auckland

A better understanding of the close relationship between the life-support systems of our planet with human health and disease, is the focus of a new book by pioneering Australian epidemiologist, Tony McMichael. More >>

Crunchy, creamy colours: how colour influences food textures

Monday, 13 February 2017, 4:29 pm | University of Auckland

As you sit down for your next meal, think about this: what are the elements of flavour? More >>

Ice baths no good for muscle recovery

Monday, 13 February 2017, 4:02 pm | University of Auckland

New evidence suggests ice baths do nothing to help muscle recovery after exercise. More >>

Hearing and balance disorders focus for new centre

Friday, 10 February 2017, 11:15 am | University of Auckland

A multidisciplinary collaborative research centre dedicated to research into hearing and balance disorders was launched in Auckland this week. More >>

Elam celebrates Chinese cultural connections

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:47 am | University of Auckland

The links between artists in New Zealand and China are the inspiration behind artworks created as part of this year’s Auckland Lantern Festival. More >>

 

 

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