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Regional trends revealed for meth labs

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 8:45 pm | University of Auckland

Regional trends revealed for meth labs Helensville and Hamilton were two of the meth lab hot spots identified in the first geographic study of clandestine meth lab distribution in New Zealand. Strong regional trends were identified in the research from the University ... More >>

University celebrates academic success at Autumn Graduation

Monday, 24 April 2017, 12:09 pm | University of Auckland

Thousands of graduands and their supporters will converge in central Auckland next week in one of New Zealand’s largest celebrations of academic success. More >>

Aging population will need increased levels of care

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10:38 am | University of Auckland

New Zealand’s aging population will lead to a substantial increase in the need to provide daily and weekly care for the elderly, a University of Auckland study has found. More >>

Monthly vitamin D supplement does not prevent heart disease

Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:18 am | University of Auckland

A major research trial by the University of Auckland’s School of Population Health has found that taking higher doses of vitamin D once a month won’t lower your risk of heart disease. More >>

Graduation Gala Concerto Competition

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9:59 am | University of Auckland

Coinciding with Autumn Graduation ceremonies, with almost 6,000 University of Auckland students flying the nest to take on new adventures, the 2017 Graduation Gala Concerto Competition marks its 10 year anniversary with a University-wide celebration of graduating ... More >>

University of Auckland closing early today

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:15 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland will be closed today from 11am due to forecast adverse weather. For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz. More >>

Studies confirm safety of premature baby treatment

Friday, 7 April 2017, 5:32 pm | University of Auckland

Studies confirm long-term safety of life-saving treatment for premature babies More New Zealand families could benefit from a life-saving treatment for premature babies as new evidence from a major New Zealand and Australian trial confirms its long-term ... More >>

Finalists announced for Graduation Gala concert

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:25 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is delighted to announce the three finalists in the 2017 Graduation Gala Concerto Competition. They are Sara Lee (piano), Julie Park (viola), and Joella Pinto (violin), all performance students from the School of Music. More >>

New book studies war, myths and fairy tales

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:43 am | University of Auckland

Two University of Auckland academics have used their friendship and complementary academic interests to co-edit a series of books on war. More >>

New role to develop international MedTech partnerships

Monday, 20 March 2017, 5:23 pm | University of Auckland

Developing more international partnerships and investor opportunities for medical technology is the focus of Dr Diana Siew’s new role as strategic partnership specialist for the University of Auckland’s bioengineering institute. More >>

Paddlers at the ready for this weekend’s Great Waka Ama race

Friday, 17 March 2017, 11:16 am | University of Auckland

World champions and those new to the sport of Waka Ama will make up the mix of crews paddling on the Waitemata Harbour this weekend for the annual University of Auckland Great Waka Ama race. More >>

Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 11:43 am | University of Auckland

Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotic medications by the time they are five years of age, according to new research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research – He Ara Ki Mua. More >>

Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell on the Post-Truth World

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 3:01 pm | University of Auckland

English political cartoonist Steve Bell will speak at the University of Auckland on Thursday 16 March. Steve is probably best known for the daily strip called If... , which has appeared in The Guardian newspaper since 1981, and since the mid-1990s ... More >>

Landmark gift for Chair in Health Law announced

Friday, 10 March 2017, 1:23 pm | University of Auckland

The Auckland Law School at the University of Auckland is excited to announce the establishment of the ‘Marylyn and John Mayo Chair in Health Law and Policy’ thanks to the generous support of one of the faculty’s longest standing donors, Dr John ... More >>

Legal academic shortlisted for international research award

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 12:21 pm | University of Auckland

A research paper by Professor Craig Elliffe from the Auckland Law School has been shortlisted for the Frans Vanistendael 2017 Award for International Tax Law. More >>

New Asia-Pacific centre at Auckland University

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 11:23 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland welcomes the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith’s announcement to invest in three Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs) hosted or set up in collaboration with the University. More >>

Girls Mean Business

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:39 am | University of Auckland

Entrepreneurial skills are increasingly important for people wanting to stay relevant in today’s changing workplace, and a new programme aims to ensure New Zealand girls don’t get left behind. More >>

Global first for rheumatic fever research

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 11:32 am | University of Auckland

Global first for rheumatic fever research Media Release University of Auckland 08 March 2017 Global first for rheumatic fever research The first robust evidence that supports community initiatives to prevent acute rheumatic fever has come from researchers ... More >>

University of Auckland ranked top university for Education

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 9:30 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has been ranked 20th in the world for the subject of Education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject released today. This is the highest ranking of any Education faculty in New Zealand. The 2017 QS World University Ranking ... More >>

Archaeology top in long line of firsts

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 9:23 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts has scooped the bulk of the top rankings in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. More >>

 

 

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