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NZ can be world leader in biology-based clean technology

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 9:14 am | University of Auckland

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Technology and robotics still transforming medicine

Monday, 20 October 2014, 2:46 pm | University of Auckland

Technology is taking over in surgical medicine and leads the next wave of discovery, says a visiting expert on surgical robotics and innovation. More >>

University of Auckland Living Wage Network

Monday, 20 October 2014, 11:49 am | University of Auckland

On Tuesday, 21th of October, at 1pm the University of Auckland Living Wage Network is holding rally calling on the University of Auckland to become the first New Zealand Living Wage University, by paying all staff, both directly-employed and contracted ... More >>

Volunteers needed for nutrition study

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:45 am | University of Auckland

An exciting new study on nutrition labelling is underway at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland, and volunteers are needed to take part. Adult smartphone owners from across New Zealand are invited to take part ... More >>

Geothermal has big potential for NZ

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:42 am | University of Auckland

New Zealand is a world leader in geothermal energy technology which has significant potential for the country’s energy supply, says Professor Rosalind Archer who will lead tonight’s third lecture in the University of Auckland’s Vice-Chancellor’s ... More >>

A world first for the University of Auckland

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:39 am | University of Auckland

A world first dual Masters agreement between the University of Auckland and Beijing Dance Academy was signed this week in Beijing, China. In front of 50 of the world’s leading dance educators, Professor Diane Brand, Dean of the National Institute of ... More >>

MOOC on Academic Integrity will help students avoid cheating

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 1:28 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland academic Dr Jason Stephens decided to study why students cheat after he was surprised by the number who admitted doing it, despite believing that it’s wrong. More >>

Coronary atlas for better stent design

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 4:08 pm | University of Auckland

A project to create the world’s first statistical atlas of the anatomy of coronary arteries will result in improved design of coronary stents. More >>

University mourns the loss of Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:54 am | University of Auckland

Kua hinga te tōtara i te wao nui a Tāne, A great tōtara in the forest of Tāne has fallen. More >>

Why we have difficulty recognising people who look different

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 10:02 am | University of Auckland

When Professor Will Hayward, now Head of the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland, moved to Hong Kong in the late 1990s he loved the city and all its excitement but found one thing very hard to get used to. More >>

Blackout 2030: What will be different?

Sunday, 12 October 2014, 11:25 am | University of Auckland

By 2030 consumers may have more control and ability to manage their power during a blackout but the downside is that householders are also going to have to be more knowledgeable about how electricity systems work. More >>

Extra vitamin D benefits infants

Friday, 10 October 2014, 2:10 pm | University of Auckland

Infants whose mothers take vitamin D supplements during pregnancy and infancy are less likely to get respiratory infections, according to research from the University of Auckland. More >>

Bob Dylan connected to Creative Thinking Project

Friday, 10 October 2014, 1:11 pm | University of Auckland

Iconic poet and musician Bob Dylan has been named Founding Patron of the University of Auckland’s Research Fund for Creativity. He is also being honoured as the inaugural Creative Laureate of the University’s Creative Thinking Project. More >>

Public lecture series: latest ideas for a greener NZ

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:25 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is holding a major public lecture series on the newest, smartest ideas in green technologies with topics including geothermal energy, electric vehicles, power use reduction and green growth opportunities. More >>

Text message service aids malaria care

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 9:42 am | University of Auckland

A mobile phone text message reminder service has proved to be a successful way of ensuring health workers stick to new protocols for malaria in Papua New Guinea. More >>

University of Auckland launches MOOC

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:59 am | University of Auckland

With more data being generated and collected than ever before, the University of Auckland’s first official Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) will teach students how to find the stories told by statistical data. With more data being generated ... More >>

Low fat diet sees heart disease rates drop

Monday, 6 October 2014, 10:28 am | University of Auckland

New Zealanders have never been healthier in terms of heart disease with death rates plummeting since the 1960s, according to cardiac epidemiologist, Professor Rod Jackson. The statistics are very clear, says Professor Jackson from the University of Auckland. ... More >>

When could life have existed on Mars?

Sunday, 5 October 2014, 1:34 pm | University of Auckland

When could life have existed on Mars? A volcanic approach to studying the red planet More >>

1500 teens sign up for SPARX

Friday, 3 October 2014, 4:06 pm | University of Auckland

More than 1500 young New Zealanders have signed up to use e-therapy tool SPARXsince it launched six months ago. SPARX is a self-help online program designed to teach young people aged 12 to 19 the skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed. ... More >>

Childhood dream to become a teacher comes true

Friday, 3 October 2014, 12:10 pm | University of Auckland

Most of Lisapeta Wilson’s friends played shop, but she always preferred to play teacher. More >>

 

 

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