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Significant funding for career development

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:58 am | University of Auckland

Research into pancreatic diabetes was boosted with the award of a prestigious Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship to the University of Auckland’s Dr Max Petrov this week. More >>

Prominent philosopher to speak at University of Auckland

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 2:57 pm | University of Auckland

Professor Alain Badiou, one of the world’s most prominent and original living philosophers, will deliver a public lecture at the University of Auckland next week. More >>

Countdown to Elam Graduate Show

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 11:57 am | University of Auckland

Artist Elizabeth Kirkpatrick has been working long hours in her studio at Elam School of Fine Arts, as the countdown to her end of year submission draws near. The twenty one year-old University of Auckland student is in the final month of her Bachelor ... More >>

Women’s use of violence in violent relationships

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 9:19 am | University of Auckland

More than 80 percent of women who live with a physically violent partner will not initiate violence when they are not being hit, according to new research. More >>

Medical research award for leading paediatrician

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:48 pm | University of Auckland

An international expert in neonatal treatment and care, and one of New Zealand’s leading paediatricians, has been awarded the University of Auckland’s premier medical research award, the Gluckman Medal. More >>

Co-operation collaboration and creativity lecture

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:14 pm | University of Auckland

Hear the Creative Thinking Project’s third Creative Fellow talk about fostering co-operation, collaboration and creativity in New Zealand. More >>

Teacher’s journey from the Air Force to Tai Tokerau Campus

Monday, 17 November 2014, 2:18 pm | University of Auckland

Lindsay Laing had a long journey into teaching, despite his desire to be a teacher starting early in his life. More >>

Informatics expert wins prize for open systems

Monday, 17 November 2014, 12:30 pm | University of Auckland

This year’s prestigious Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems was awarded to Dr Koray Atalag from the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland. More >>

Julia Gillard in Conversation at the University of Auckland

Monday, 17 November 2014, 10:55 am | University of Auckland

Julia Gillard former Prime Minister of Australia and leader of the Australian Labor Party will give a talk at the University of Auckland this Tuesday 18 November. More >>

Bionic arm to be developed under NZ-Germany collaboration

Friday, 14 November 2014, 11:10 am | University of Auckland

Scientists from the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute (ABI) are collaborating with the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart, Germany to create human exoskeletons that will reduce workplace injury and assist stroke patients. More >>

Clean Sweep of scientist awards

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 10:17 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has been recognised in every category at this year’s New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) Awards. Professor Mick Clout from the Faculty of Science has been jointly awarded the Marsden Medal for his contribution ... More >>

Research medal for palliative care research specialist

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 9:15 am | University of Auckland

Palliative care and gerontology research specialist, Professor Merryn Gott from the University of Auckland was (jointly) awarded this year’s Research Medal from the NZ Association of Scientists. More >>

When the last possum dies

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 9:14 am | University of Auckland

A New Zealand where native wildlife live without fear of predators is the vision of one of the country’s foremost conservation scientists who was awarded the Marsden Medal for 2014 at a ceremony in Wellington. Professor Mick Clout from the University ... More >>

Top engineering scientist wins major award

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 9:12 am | University of Auckland

A leading and internationally renowned engineering researcher from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Auckland has won this year’s Shorland Medal, awarded by the New Zealand Association of Scientists. More >>

‘Nanogirl’ wins science communication award

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 9:11 am | University of Auckland

One of the country’s most recognisable scientists has been awarded one of the year’s top honours for her work in making science accessible to a wide range of New Zealanders. Dr Michelle Dickinson, who uses the popular twitter handle ‘Nanogirl’ ... More >>

Smartphone users needed for nutrition trial

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 3:07 pm | University of Auckland

An exciting five-week study on nutrition labelling is underway at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland. More >>

Rethinking youth health and education through research

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 2:24 pm | University of Auckland

How would you describe the state of young people’s health in New Zealand, particularly those from poorer or disadvantaged communities? Phrases like “the obesity epidemic”, “binge drinking culture”, “sexual promiscuity”, and “TV or computer fixated” ... More >>

Academic’s journey of 20 years in Development Studies

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 11:50 am | University of Auckland

Professor Andreas Neef will outline his personal journey of 20 years working in international development research at a public lecture at the University of Auckland. Professor Neef joined the University’s Development Studies programme last December. ... More >>

Older people specialists needed for community care

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 9:40 am | University of Auckland

More health professionals specialising in the care of older people are needed in the community to prevent unnecessary admissions to nursing homes and hospitals. More >>

Tough times mean people more likely to turn to gods

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:46 am | University of Auckland

A major new cross-disciplinary study has found strong evidence that human cultures in poorer environments are more likely to believe in moralising, high gods. More >>



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