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Philosophical principles drive Rhodes Scholar

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:39 pm | University of Auckland

He is one of three young New Zealanders who have been awarded the prestigious scholarship to carry out postgraduate study at the University of Oxford (UK). More >>

Valued art historian dies suddenly

Monday, 19 November 2018, 3:15 pm | University of Auckland

A Faculty of Arts staff member and international expert in Northern Renaissance Art, Associate Professor Iain Bell Buchanan, died suddenly last week. More >>

University of Auckland scientists honoured

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 7:34 pm | University of Auckland

Two leading scientists from the University of Auckland have been honoured in this year’s New Zealand Association of Scientists awards. More >>

Future Directions of Treatment Courts Conference

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 2:27 pm | University of Auckland

Researchers at the University of Auckland, with the support of the Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation, are hosting a conference to encourage informed, robust, conversations about the future shape, scope and operation of the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment ... More >>

Pacific language champion honoured

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 12:13 pm | University of Auckland

A champion of Pacific learners, Dr Rae Si’ilata, had her work recognised at the SunPix Pacific People's Awards 2018 last week. More >>

Bioengineers tackle underwater fouling in new way

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 4:24 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland bioengineers have developed an innovative way to get rid of the underwater biofouling that creates such a headache for marinas, boaties and aqua farmers. Electroclear, a new spin-out company based at Auckland Bioengineering ... More >>

Permanently temporary: the Gig Trap

Saturday, 10 November 2018, 11:43 am | University of Auckland

The first ever study to track thousands of people through different work arrangements over time has revealed that the gig track can quickly become a gig trap. More >>

Being attracted to someone else – new study launched

Friday, 9 November 2018, 10:38 am | University of Auckland

A study at the University of Auckland is exploring a topic most adults probably experience at one time or another – fancying someone other than a person they are in a relationship with. More >>

University of Auckland research attracts major funding

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 9:21 am | University of Auckland

Are microalgae responsible for putting plastic in our food? How do sharks localise sounds underwater? The rise of drug-resistant pathogens is a major global health problem but could the molecules living organisms employ to defend themselves against ... More >>

World-first virtual pregnancy wins top Marsden funding

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 9:14 am | University of Auckland

An international project to create a world-first virtual pregnant uterus has won the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute top Marsden funding. More >>

Focus on Māori family well-being wins Marsden funding

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 8:43 am | University of Auckland

A project looking at how Māori families have strived for whānau ora (whānau wellbeing) across the 20th century has won $622,000 in Marsden funding. More >>

Spring Week lectures for adult learners

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 10:19 am | University of Auckland

From childhood immunisation to circular economies, Spring Week on Campus invites the public to attend a week of fascinating lectures at the University of Auckland. The annual Spring Week on Campus series is a rare opportunity to listen to, debate ... More >>

Legal scholar named Centenary Fellow (FRSNZ)

Friday, 2 November 2018, 12:10 pm | University of Auckland

Professor David V Williams has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, in recognition of his research, scholarship and the advancement of knowledge in the areas of constitutional law, colonial legal history and the Treaty ... More >>

Virtual heart model could reduce risk

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 7:21 pm | University of Auckland

Virtual heart model could reduce risk of life-threatening stroke A team at the University of Auckland Bioengineering Institute has created a virtual heart model that could help reduce the risk of life-threatening stroke. Dr Jichao Zhao and his team have ... More >>

Space start-up wins entrepreneurship $100k challenge

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 11:13 am | University of Auckland

New satellite software being developed by University of Auckland students will simplify the process of sending satellites into space – and the space start-up has just received a $25,000 boost from the University’s entrepreneurship competition. More >>

Trade strategy hui attracts 17,000 online viewers

Monday, 22 October 2018, 9:12 am | University of Auckland

This week’s hui on What an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy Should Look Like at Auckland University’s Fale Pasifika attracted a remarkable 16,831 pageviews over the two days of live-streaming, according to the hui’s main organiser law ... More >>

Domestic fires can affect more than just kids’ breathing

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:26 pm | University of Auckland

New Zealand research just published in the European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ( Allergy ) has found that smoke from domestic fires may cause not only respiratory diseases in children, but skin conditions too. More >>

Honours for a lifetime pursuit of mathematics

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:24 am | University of Auckland

Distinguished Professor Marston Conder of the University of Auckland has been awarded the Jones Medal from the Royal Society Te Apārangi to recognise his lifetime achievement in in mathematics. More >>

Professor's electrifying journey through the gut

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 2:23 pm | University of Auckland

Imagine watching the inside of a stomach at work: the gut walls breaking down food, transporting and mixing it in the small intestine and compacting and sorting the waste in the colon. For the last 15 years bioengineer Professor Leo Cheng has been ... More >>

University lecture tackles housing crisis head-on

Monday, 15 October 2018, 3:29 pm | University of Auckland

Frontline social housing worker Bernie Smith will look at how to restore secure housing for all New Zealanders in the Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture hosted by Faculty of Arts on October 23. More >>



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