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Child resuscitation under scrutiny

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 3:24 pm | University of Auckland

A new study to assess how surf lifeguards are doing with child resuscitation skills is underway in the north this summer. More >>

Training plus collaboration best mix for innovation

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 12:17 pm | University of Auckland

Innovation is key to economic growth, but new research suggests a powerful innovation strategy for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) is being overlooked, underused and misunderstood. More >>

Blockchain rules: regulating a game-changing new technology

Monday, 28 November 2016, 1:06 pm | University of Auckland

Blockchain - the technology powering Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies - is poised to transform the way we buy things, do business, and many other areas of everyday life. As banks and governments around the world grapple with how to harness this ... More >>

University increases presence in China

Monday, 28 November 2016, 8:42 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s new Innovation Institute China (UAIIC) will provide unprecedented access to an extensive range of networks, research and funding opportunities in China. More >>

Gambling addiction influenced by room design

Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:24 pm | University of Auckland

Rooms where gambling machines are tightly clumped in ways that discourage social interaction are more likely to result in heavy and problematic gambling, according to an Auckland gambling addiction expert. More >>

Study sheds light on diet of children with weight issues

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:13 am | University of Auckland

A new, in depth study of children and teenagers struggling with weight issues highlights that their eating habits were poor, and sugary drink consumption was at concerning volumes on a daily basis in many. More >>

Alcohol and drug addiction under scrutiny

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 4:57 pm | University of Auckland

Media Advisory University of Auckland 24 November 2016 Alcohol and drug addiction under scrutiny Adolescent drinkers, alcohol and injury, methamphteamine impacts, gambling research, substance abuse and smoking cessation strategies – these are ... More >>

Royal Society of New Zealand Research Honours

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 1:09 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland researchers were awarded the Rutherford Medal and eight other top honours across a diverse range of disciplines in the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ) and Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) research honours dinner in ... More >>

Record number of new Māori and Pacific doctors this year

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 11:53 am | University of Auckland

Record number of new Māori and Pacific doctors this year Media Release - University of Auckland More >>

Artificial Intelligence deal biggest yet

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 11:37 am | University of Auckland

Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture. More >>

New device to monitor pelvic floor

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:27 am | University of Auckland

Media Release - University of Auckland 22 November 2016 A world-first innovative device that can measure pelvic floor muscle changes in women is being developed at the University of Auckland. The device, called the FemFit, is the focus of research ... More >>

Fewer deaths related to six-hour target

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10:59 am | University of Auckland

New Zealand’s six-hour target for the time people stay in hospital emergency departments is related to fewer patients dying, according to new research at the University of Auckland. More >>

International neuroscientists reveal next frontier

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:58 pm | University of Auckland

Five international neuroscience pioneers will outline the next frontiers in brain research in Auckland in December. More >>

New partnership to connect engineering and Māori business

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:29 pm | University of Auckland

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Auckland is pleased to announce a partnership with the Federation of Māori Authorities (FOMA) to foster closer ties between leading engineering researchers and Māori enterprises. More >>

Funding enables digestive device progress

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:52 am | University of Auckland

A new device for diagnosing debilitating digestive disorders will progress into the final development phase, due to further research funding announced this week. More >>

Our kids rate globally as physically active

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 5:12 pm | University of Auckland

New Zealand kids rate as the second most physically active kids in the world, according to the latest global physical activity report released today. More >>

Chinese executives to learn about Māori business style

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 4:10 pm | University of Auckland

Chinese executives will be sent out on a waka as part of a new course about Māori approaches to leadership and business. More >>

U of Auckland wins global ranking for employable graduates

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 2:34 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has been ranked internationally as New Zealand’s leading university for producing work-ready graduates. The University was placed among the 150 leading universities for graduate employability in the Times Higher Education ... More >>

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences graduation

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 2:57 pm | University of Auckland

More than 420 medical and health students will receive their qualifications this week at graduation ceremonies for New Zealand’s largest medical faculty. More >>

Auckland medical students benefit in the regions

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 2:53 pm | University of Auckland

Practicing medicine in the regions and rural areas of the upper North Island was a memorable experience for most of the 213 University of Auckland medical students due to graduate on Friday. [18 November] More >>

 

 

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