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University of Auckland drone teams make the cut

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 11:14 am | University of Auckland

Staff, students and former students of the University of Auckland have been a big success at the inaugural C-Prize competition to develop and design a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) or drone. More >>

Dancer improvises a solution

Friday, 24 July 2015, 10:22 am | University of Auckland

Sometimes life does not go according to plan. For twenty five-year-old Jonny Almario, a career as a dancer was temporarily derailed following a severe shoulder joint injury. More >>

Ineffective osteoporosis treatments still promoted

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 3:50 pm | University of Auckland

Two Auckland clinical researchers have called for advocacy organisations and academics to abandon industry ties that promote the use of calcium and vitamin D supplements to prevent or treat osteoporosis. More >>

New study shows mangroves may protect against sea level rise

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 11:38 am | University of Auckland

New research shows mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea level rise caused by climate change. New research shows mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea level rise caused ... More >>

Ancient lessons for modern dilemmas

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 1:13 pm | University of Auckland

Climate change and sustainability are modern dilemmas but two University of Auckland lectures will show how insights from the Ancient Greeks can help make sense of these topics. Professor Melissa Lane of Princeton University will deliver the 2015 Hood ... More >>

Nepalese student leaves family in quake zone to study in NZ

Monday, 20 July 2015, 12:03 pm | University of Auckland

Like many international students, Yagya Raj Panta faced a whirlwind of emotions when he decided to come to New Zealand and study at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. Not only was his journey from his native Nepal ... More >>

Poll shows majority support action on junk food marketing

Monday, 20 July 2015, 8:52 am | University of Auckland

20 July 2015 A recent independent poll has shown that a large majority of the public support government action on restricting unhealthy food marketing to children. The poll carried out in June this year, showed a majority of 73 percent in favour of ... More >>

Weaving strands with therapeutic jurisprudence

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 11:39 am | University of Auckland

Health, cultural and social service professionals will join forces with judges, lawyers and criminal justice experts at New Zealand’s first conference in therapeutic jurisprudence at the University of Auckland in September. More >>

Undergraduates gather for international research conference

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 5:12 pm | University of Auckland

Undergraduate students from 20 universities around the world have gathered at the University of Auckland for the 11th annual Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference. Universitas 21 is a global network connecting research-intensive universities ... More >>

Stimulating Winter Week on University of Auckland campus

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 10:43 am | University of Auckland

Nationalism, Dave Brubeck and the evolution of ‘Māori Blues’, predator free New Zealand and geothermal energy are among some of the topics being aired at the Centre for Continuing Education’s Winter Week on Campus. University of Auckland ... More >>

Increasing family violence calls but fewer resolutions

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 8:51 am | University of Auckland

New data shows police are dealing with more family violence, but where an offence is reported, fewer cases are being resolved. More >>

Best-selling author speaking at the University of Auckland

Friday, 26 June 2015, 2:17 pm | University of Auckland

Best-selling author and former BBC journalist Anne Cadwallader is speaking at the University of Auckland next week. More >>

Handling light with a pair of tweezers

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:40 am | University of Auckland

Researchers at the University of Auckland have demonstrated “temporal tweezing of light” for the first time, a break-through that may play a crucial role in the way data is processed over the internet in the future. More >>

Auckland University welcome 15 Fulbright award recipients

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 7:33 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland welcomes 15 new Fulbright award recipients through the Fulbright New Zealand programme, which promotes mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchange between New Zealand and the United States. More >>

International Artist in Residence begins Memorial Project

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 2:20 pm | University of Auckland

Elam staff and students will help make, assemble and install large-scale sculptural artworks, planned for an exhibition by renowned Australian artist Kathy Temin at the Gus Fisher Gallery. More >>

International affairs scholar honoured by peers

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 1:53 pm | University of Auckland

Associate Professor Steve Hoadley has just been made a Life Member of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs. The news was announced at the NZIAA Annual Dinner by their president and former Cabinet minister and Speaker of the House Sir Douglas ... More >>

Commemorating 30 years since the Rainbow Warrior

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 1:03 pm | University of Auckland

It was an event that changed New Zealand for ever. On 10 July 1985 two bomb blasts ripped through the Rainbow Warrior, sinking the Greenpeace ship and killing crew member Fernando Pereira. More >>

Seminar on teaching students from diverse backgrounds

Friday, 19 June 2015, 11:27 am | University of Auckland

The increase in diverse students in our classrooms and the best ways to teach them is the topic of a seminar at the University of Auckland next week. More >>

Half of our aged population use residential care

Monday, 15 June 2015, 1:21 pm | University of Auckland

A new study has found that almost half of New Zealanders, aged 65 or older, move to live in residential care by the time they die. More >>

Rembrandt Exhibition inspires scholarships for students

Friday, 5 June 2015, 12:13 pm | University of Auckland

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

 

 

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