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Climate Change Seminar at the University of Auckland

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 2:05 pm | University of Auckland

Perspectives on climate change as a global environmental, social, cultural and economic challenge is the subject of a seminar hosted by the University of Auckland next month. More >>

The history of Victorian female beauty and the ‘trophy wife’

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:57 am | University of Auckland

You might think that trophy wives are a modern phenomenon, but according to research from the University of Auckland, the idea of women being treated as their husbands’ status symbols is not that different from past generations. For her PhD in English ... More >>

Toddlers needed for nutrition study - Auckland

Monday, 20 April 2015, 12:28 pm | University of Auckland

Toddlers needed for nutrition study - Auckland Families living in Auckland who have toddlers turning one year of age between now and 1 September 2015are invited to take part in a new nutrition study at the University of Auckland. “Good nutrition early ... More >>

Most in advanced age rely on pension

Friday, 17 April 2015, 1:28 pm | University of Auckland

Most in advanced age rely on pension Media Release - University of Auckland - 15 April 2015 More >>

Architecture students redesign War Memorial

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 2:49 pm | University of Auckland

A local War Memorial is undergoing a major overhaul in time for Anzac Day and the Centenary of WWI, with help from three architecture students from the University of Auckland. More >>

New research could help solve mystery of migraine

Friday, 10 April 2015, 9:42 am | University of Auckland

Researchers at the University of Auckland have published new findings on the discovery of a potential new drug target for the treatment of migraine. More >>

Five top doctoral theses honoured

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 4:26 pm | University of Auckland

The Vice-Chancellor’s prize for the five best doctoral theses at the University of Auckland in 2014 has gone to PhD students in the Faculties of Science, Medical and Health Sciences, Education and Engineering. More >>

Celebrating the foundation stone of democracy

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 11:52 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s plans to celebrate the Magna Carta’s 800th Anniversary in New Zealand are well under way. Associate Professor Jennifer Lees-Marshment has been awarded a £10,000 grant by the UK Government’s Magna Carta Trust to create ... More >>

Research into School Journal uncovers family history

Monday, 30 March 2015, 1:22 pm | University of Auckland

A research project into the New Zealand School Journal’s portrayal of the ANZAC legend in World War I almost didn’t get started, but when it did, the academic behind it uncovered a personal journey into her family history. Associate Professor ... More >>

Outstanding musicians compete at Graduation Gala concert

Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:47 pm | University of Auckland

Three outstanding classical musicians from the University of Auckland will take to the stage in early May to compete in the annual Graduation Gala Concerto Competition. The concert, established nine years ago, marks the end of the University of Auckland’s ... More >>

Robot ethics expert to visit NZ

Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:56 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering will host one of the world’s leading experts on issues associated with the development and potential deployment of military robots at a public seminar this week. More >>

Bilingual infants have different assumptions about word use

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 9:58 am | University of Auckland

Infants as young as 13 months of age who are exposed to more than one language don’t generalise word meanings in the same way as their monolingual counterparts, a new study shows. More >>

Youth mentoring expert to talk at University of Auckland

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:52 pm | University of Auckland

An academic leader in youth mentoring and classroom equality and fairness will deliver two lectures in New Zealand this month. Professor Toni Zimmerman is a distinguished teaching scholar at Colorado State University. Committed to reducing disparity, Professor ... More >>

Students help with housing for the elderly

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:39 pm | University of Auckland

Students from the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland are helping bridge the generation gap with their design for affordable, residential housing for the elderly. More >>

Graduate's film selected for Cannes Short Film Corner

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 12:48 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland film graduate Linda Darby has had her Masters short film After Wonderland accepted into the Cannes Short Film Corner, as part of the 68th Festival de Cannes 2015. More >>

Putting a price on a predator-free New Zealand

Monday, 16 March 2015, 9:48 am | University of Auckland

A vision of a New Zealand free from the worst introduced predators is not a fantasy, say scientists, who have analysed the costs of such a project for the first time. More >>

NZ experts lead call for a tobacco-free world by 2040

Friday, 13 March 2015, 5:32 pm | University of Auckland

NZ experts lead call for a tobacco-free world by 2040 Media Release - University of Auckland - 10 March 2015 More >>

Participants wanted for low dose aspirin trial

Friday, 13 March 2015, 2:18 pm | University of Auckland

Participants wanted for low dose aspirin trial Media Release - University of Auckland - 13 March 2015 More >>

Minister says more evidence needed on e-cigarettes

Friday, 13 March 2015, 12:01 pm | University of Auckland

The need for more examination and investigation into the role of e-cigarettes was called for by the Associate Minister of Health at a symposium at the University of Auckland this week. More >>

People wanted for innovative cardiac exercise study

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:03 am | University of Auckland

Participants are needed for an innovative exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation study that uses mobile technology to remotely supervise exercise in real time, anywhere in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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