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Researchers find new ways to reduce smoking in NZ

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:25 am | University of Auckland

AUCKLAND: May 27, 2016: It will take radical, fresh ideas and new technology to break some New Zealanders of their smoking habit and for smoking prevalence to be less than the Government’s goal of five percent in NZ by 2025. More >>

Young scientists funded for breast cancer research

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:15 am | University of Auckland

Breast cancer research had a boost this week with the funding of two exceptional projects by University of Auckland scientists. More >>

University of Auckland welcomes boost in research funding

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:05 pm | University of Auckland

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Professor Stuart McCutcheon applauded the Government’s increased support for the Marsden Fund. More >>

First mock MRI scanner open for bookings

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:32 am | University of Auckland

The country’s first mock MRI scanner that enables children or adults to experience a test run MRI, opened for bookings at the University of Auckland recently. More >>

Finding the key to success for Pacific students

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:17 pm | University of Auckland

Committed to teaching in a part of Auckland that often makes the headlines for negative reasons, Melini Fasavalu’s focus is all on the positive. The deputy principal of Wiri Central Primary School in South Auckland, she has just been awarded the University ... More >>

Art student wins photography award using iphone

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 1:40 pm | University of Auckland

Give an art student a phone and they will create a series of winning photographs, which is exactly what Jodie Salmond did. The postgraduate student from Elam School of Fine Arts was awarded the 2016 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography, for her series ... More >>

Book launch - Dangerous ideas in planning

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:33 am | University of Auckland

A planner regarded as ahead of his time, and who was instrumental in the creation of New Zealand’s Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA), will be celebrated next month with the launch of a new book in his honour. Dangerous Ideas in Planning: Essays ... More >>

More tools needed to combat HIV

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:12 am | University of Auckland

More tools needed to combat HIV University of Auckland - Media release - 24 May 2016 New prevention tools are needed to reduce the rising number of HIV transmissions in New Zealand, according to an HIV researcher. The call comes in response to record ... More >>

Heart energetics research gains funding

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:23 pm | University of Auckland

The response of heart muscle in heart failure will come under closer scrutiny with the award of an emerging researcher grant by the Health Research Council. More >>

Hundreds of new scholarships to support more students

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:38 am | University of Auckland

Hundreds of new scholarships to support more students University of Auckland - Media Release - 23 May 2016 Hundreds of new undergraduate scholarships will be provided by the University of Auckland to help entry-level students transition into university ... More >>

Fast Taniwha sub to take on world

Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:41 pm | University of Auckland

Fast Taniwha sub to take on world Media Release University of Auckland 20 May 2016 Fast Taniwha sub to take on world The Taniwha, a human powered submarine developed at the University of Auckland, is the fastest fin driven sub in the world. It is ... More >>

Elegant flute performance wins Gala Concerto Competition

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:38 am | University of Auckland

Musician Anna Cooper has a lot to be proud of after being named the winner of the 2016 University of Auckland Graduation Gala Concerto Competition, with a performance described by the judges as ‘elegant and enchanting’. More >>

Step change funding boost for health research

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 12:16 pm | University of Auckland

Step change funding boost for health research Media Release - University of Auckland - 18 May 2017 Medical research in New Zealand had a major boost this week with an extra $97 million funding over four years committed to the Health Research Council ... More >>

Guidelines needed for children’s screen time at daycare

Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:13 am | University of Auckland

Guidelines needed for children’s screen time at daycare Guidelines are needed about screen time for children at daycare, according to new research from the University of Auckland. More >>

NZ fishery catch estimated at 2.7 times more than reported

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:44 am | University of Auckland

The total amount of marine fish caught in New Zealand waters between 1950 and 2010 is 2.7 times more than official statistics suggest, according to the best estimate to date. More >>

Graduation Gala Concerto Competition 2016

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 3:31 pm | University of Auckland

The School of Music presents this distinguished event in celebration of our Autumn Graduation Week. More >>

Fasting and probiotics may help prevent diabetes

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 2:40 pm | University of Auckland

Very low calorie diets and probiotics may both help prevent Type 2 diabetes and a scientific trial to investigate this will be underway in Auckland this year. University of Auckland diabetes researcher, Dr Rinki Murphy has received a Health Research Council ... More >>

Neuroscientists support Huntington’s disease conference

Monday, 9 May 2016, 5:06 pm | University of Auckland

Neuroscientists support Huntington’s disease conference Media Release University of Auckland 9 May 2016 Neuroscientists support Huntington’s disease conference Researchers and clinicians from across New Zealand will converge at the 2016 Huntington’s ... More >>

Fighting on the frontline against rheumatic fever

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 10:48 am | University of Auckland

Kaitaia doctor Dr Lance O’Sullivan will be in Auckland on Friday 13 May to talk about his experience in the fight against rheumatic fever. More >>

Marijuana use increases risks in pregnancy

Monday, 2 May 2016, 1:52 pm | University of Auckland

Women using marijuana during pregnancy have an increased risk of spontaneous pre-term birth, according to new research. More >>



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