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Diversity presents unique health service challenges

Monday, 29 August 2016, 3:28 pm | University of Auckland

The unique opportunities and challenges facing health and social service access and delivery for New Zealand’s increasingly diverse society will be discussed in Auckland next week. More >>

Authorities and Chinese community need to work together

Friday, 26 August 2016, 3:54 pm | University of Auckland

Chinese studying, working and living in New Zealand need to make sure they report crimes to police, and police need to re-engage with the Chinese community, a researcher says. Dr Andrew Zhu, political polling expert and honorary research fellow at the ... More >>

Velocity $100k Challenge finalists revealed

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:40 pm | University of Auckland

Innovative ventures based on big data, robots, medical research, social issues and environmental problems have been named as finalists in the 2016 Velocity $100k Challenge, the University of Auckland’s entrepreneurship programme. More >>

University welcomes investment in specialist teachers

Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:58 pm | University of Auckland

Today’s announcement of a $9 million package to address the shortage of teachers in high-demand subjects has been welcomed by educational leaders at the University of Auckland. More >>

Government’s child obesity plan flawed

Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:04 pm | University of Auckland

The Government's Childhood Obesity Plan is based on outdated evidence, shows the Government values corporate profit over public good, and is unlikely to solve the New Zealand obesity crisis, according to a new critique. More >>

Charting NZ’s co-op landscape

Friday, 19 August 2016, 11:44 am | University of Auckland

Researchers from the University of Auckland are joining forces with colleagues at Massey University and the sector body, Cooperative Business New Zealand, to produce the first ever comprehensive analysis of the cooperative economy. More >>

Artist with ‘intriguing practice’ awarded Scholarship

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 3:09 pm | University of Auckland

Elam School of Fine Arts student Hannah Valentine has been awarded the 2016 Iris Fisher Scholarship, in recognition of an art practice described by the judges as ‘intriguing’. More >>

University of Auckland academics win top teaching accolades

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 10:12 am | University of Auckland

Dedication to student-centred and innovative teaching distinguish the two University of Auckland academics who have won Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards in 2016.. More >>

Secondary students sent unwanted sexually explicit material

Monday, 15 August 2016, 11:51 am | University of Auckland

Media Release - University of Auckland - 15 August 2016 A new report into secondary school students’ sexual health has found that fifteen percent of students were sent unwanted sexually explicit material. More >>

When will it be too hot to hold the Summer Olympics?

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:24 pm | University of Auckland

Heat stress due to climate change will limit where and when the summer Olympics can be held in the future, according to new research from the University of Auckland. More >>

Dragonfly shows simulated flight potential

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:21 pm | University of Auckland

Futuristic dragonflies are flapping their wings in the Biomimetics Lab at the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute. More >>

Nutrition and health claims could mislead consumers

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 2:20 pm | University of Auckland

Consumers need to be better protected from misleading nutrition and health claims on food packaging, according to new research. More >>

New opportunities for University of Auckland students

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 1:24 pm | University of Auckland

Up to 20 Mexican students will be able to study full PhD degrees at the University of Auckland every year as the result of a new reciprocal agreement with Mexican state funding agency Conacyt. More >>

Secondary students report unwanted sexual contact

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 9:29 am | University of Auckland

A nationwide survey has found that 15 percent of secondary students report unwanted sexual contact, usually by a friend. More >>

Superstition can affect eye tests

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 11:20 am | University of Auckland

People having eye examinations may be affecting the results due to a natural tendency to base their responses on past decisions. More >>

Science uncut - the Robb Lectures

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 11:11 am | University of Auckland

03 August 2016 Science should be about questions, inquiry and revision, not facts, certainty and dogma, according to visiting neuroscientist, Professor Stuart Firestein from Colombia University. Professor Firestein will give this year’s Robb Lecture ... More >>

Reporting from the Danger Zone: Stories from the front line

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:13 pm | University of Auckland

Rwanda, Bosnia, Syria: the way wars are fought has changed and life has become ever more dangerous for journalists in conflict zones. More >>

Workshop on school-science partnership in Rarotonga

Monday, 1 August 2016, 11:14 am | University of Auckland

The future of an ongoing school-science-health community partnership will be discussed at a workshop in Raratonga this week. More >>

Brain and Mind Symposium coming to Auckland

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 2:47 pm | University of Auckland

New Zealand’s first ever hosting of the Brain and Mind Research in the Asia-Pacific (BMAP) Symposium in late August, will be at the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland. More >>

Strong leadership on sugary drink ban in Auckland

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 12:01 pm | University of Auckland

A two year strategy to eliminate sugary drinks starting with vending machines Auckland wide is an excellent way to change the environment in order to tackle obesity, says FIZZ NZ spokesman, Dr Gerhard Sundborn More >>

 

 

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