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New partnership to provide data firepower for NZ’s future

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:56 am | University of Auckland

New Zealand’s two major science computer providers are to form an alliance that will benefit New Zealand science researchers across Universities and Crown Research Institutes. More >>

More doctoral students spend time in the workplace

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 10:41 am | University of Auckland

Battling rheumatic fever and improving a couple’s chances of having a baby using IVF are two of the areas PhD students have explored while on a new internship scheme. More >>

Engineering gets new building at University of Auckland

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 9:22 am | University of Auckland

A multi-million dollar Faculty of Engineering building at the University of Auckland will be a state-of-the-art design that transforms the way engineering teaching and learning is delivered in New Zealand. More >>

Academic elected to International Institute for Conservation

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:37 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Dilys Johns has been elected as a Fellow of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic works (IIC) in London. Dilys is a Senior Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences – Te Pokapū Pūtaiao Pāpori, ... More >>

MOOC on critical thinking attracting thousands of enrolments

Friday, 28 August 2015, 1:28 pm | University of Auckland

How do we know when we’re making the right decision? And what if it’s not the most rational one? Though we hate to admit it, most of us are not very good at critical and logical thinking. Now a University of Auckland MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) ... More >>

Firstborn women more likely to be overweight or obese: study

Friday, 28 August 2015, 8:47 am | University of Auckland

Firstborn women are more likely to be overweight or obese than their second-born sisters, according to the largest study of its kind in women. The study led by New Zealand’s Liggins Institute, in collaboration with Swedish scientists, is published ... More >>

No-take marine reserves best hope for world’s oceans

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:55 am | University of Auckland

Global efforts to protect the world’s oceans from over-fishing and biodiversity loss are not enough and it is time for a re-think on marine conservation, scientists say. More >>

New Masters Degrees at the University of Auckland

Friday, 21 August 2015, 10:37 am | University of Auckland

Six new Masters degrees are being introduced by the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland in 2016. More >>

Meetings put on spin cycle

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 4:20 pm | University of Auckland

A health and wellbeing initiative at the University of Auckland is encouraging staff to trade in desks and chairs for exercycles. More >>

Problem gambling still a significant health issue

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 10:45 am | University of Auckland

Problem gambling continues to be a significant public health issue for more than 40,000 New Zealanders, according to new research from the University of Auckland. More >>

New mechanism discovered for depression

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 10:20 am | University of Auckland

Media Release – University of Auckland Research into the action of ketamine on the brain has revealed neural pathways that will help scientists develop fast-acting medications for treating depression. More >>

Science gives art a helping hand

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 9:44 am | University of Auckland

State-of-the-art technology at the University of Auckland has helped in the restoration of a painting by celebrated New Zealand artist Frances Hodgkins, a work so deteriorated it hadn’t been exhibited for more than half a century. More >>

Exhibition inspires scholarships for Art History, Fine Arts

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:04 pm | University of Auckland

An exhibition of digitally remastered paintings by the Dutch artist Rembrandt is the inspiration behind two scholarships to the Netherlands for university students to see the master’s original work first-hand. More >>

New study highlights gaps in colorectal cancer treatment

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 11:51 am | University of Auckland

AUCKLAND: August 17, 2015: Around 30 percent of colon cancer patients in New Zealand (NZ) first learned they had the disease when they presented acutely to hospital. In the UK, around 20 percent of people are detected in this way. More >>

National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 8:59 am | University of Auckland

Three University of Auckland staff have received 2015 national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards. More >>

Lecturer’s feature film to premier at Venice Film Festival

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 3:39 pm | University of Auckland

A film by the University of Auckland’s Dr Jake Mahaffy has been selected for the prestigious Venice Film Festival. More >>

Funding boost for Huntington’s disease research

Monday, 3 August 2015, 5:04 pm | University of Auckland

Funding boost for Huntington’s disease research Media Release – University of Auckland - 03 August 2015 More >>

Shortland Street stars inspired by their teachers

Monday, 3 August 2015, 4:08 pm | University of Auckland

Two Shortland Street stars say they were inspired by their teachers on their journey to become actors. Actors Matthew Chamberlain, who plays Murray Cooper, and Sam Bunkall, who plays Boyd Rolleston on the popular show, have shared their stories with the ... More >>

Majority of our packaged foods unhealthy

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 2:09 pm | University of Auckland

The majority of packaged food available in New Zealand supermarkets is ultra-processed and so is also the unhealthiest food available. More >>

Fast Forward focuses on urban China

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 12:38 pm | University of Auckland

An upcoming series of lectures presented by the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland focuses on the unprecedented social and economic development occurring in urban China. More >>



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