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Feeding the world with an orchestra of crickets

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:44 am | University of Auckland

When Alex Figg began an architecture degree he didn’t envisage it would turn him into an expert on insect farming. Fast forward a few years and the 23 year old postgraduate student from the University of Auckland, can now reel off all the merits of crickets. More >>

Auckland signs landmark agreement with Mexico

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 10:16 am | University of Auckland

Twenty Mexican students will have a chance to begin study toward their doctorates at the University of Auckland each year as a result of a new agreement. More >>

NZ leads the world in cardiovascular risk prediction

Monday, 27 June 2016, 9:56 am | University of Auckland

A unique risk prediction tool developed at the University of Auckland will soon be able to accurately predict the risk of having a heart attack or stroke for New Zealand adults. More >>

Māori and Pacific focus for quit smoking research

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:22 am | University of Auckland

Māori and Pacific focus for quit smoking research Media Release - University of Auckland - 20 June 2016 Two research studies aimed at the goal of reduced smoking among New Zealanders to five percent or less by 2025, will go ahead at the University ... More >>

Auckland health research gets major boost

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:17 am | University of Auckland

Auckland health research gets major boost Health researchers at the University of Auckland have gained more than $37 million in funding for health research programmes and projects over the next three to five years. More >>

Universities to study NZ’s co-operative sector

Monday, 13 June 2016, 4:19 pm | University of Auckland

New Zealand’s co-operative business sector is better known overseas than in this country but that is set to change with two leading universities joining forces to conduct the first research study into the economic contribution of Kiwi co-ops. More >>

Med-tech focus of Auckland conference

Friday, 10 June 2016, 3:00 pm | University of Auckland

Research and innovation in medical technologies from New Zealand and overseas will be the focus of a conference in Auckland this month. More >>

Diabetes distribution reflects Auckland's health inequities

Friday, 10 June 2016, 10:31 am | University of Auckland

Residents of South Auckland are nearly two times more likely to suffer from diabetes than those who live 25 kilometres across Auckland in the North Shore. More >>

Going digital: the quiet revolution in the classroom

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 4:05 pm | University of Auckland

Imagine classes of keen and engaged students who are learning at twice the average rate of their peers. More >>

Auckland expertise key to global heart rhythm research

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 2:54 pm | University of Auckland

Auckland expertise key to global heart rhythm research University of Auckland - Media Release - 08 June 2016 More >>

Upcoming symposium highlights creative potentials of dance

Friday, 3 June 2016, 3:36 pm | University of Auckland

Dance Studies at the University of Auckland is hosting the Undisciplining Dance Symposium at the Kenneth Myers Centre from 30th June – 2nd July 2016. More >>

Huge potential for award winning Agtech innovation

Friday, 3 June 2016, 1:34 pm | University of Auckland

Huge potential for award winning Agtech innovation An Agtech breeding innovation that could result in a major boost to New Zealand’s GDP has gained a global award for University of Auckland photonics expert, Associate Professor Cather Simpson. ... More >>

Sex, drugs and cybercrime

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:48 am | University of Auckland

We know that children as young as 14 are sexting and watching pornography online, and we may not be doing enough to keep them safe, says criminologist Dr Claire Meehan from the University of Auckland’s School of Sociology. More >>

Researchers find new ways to reduce smoking in NZ

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:25 am | University of Auckland

AUCKLAND: May 27, 2016: It will take radical, fresh ideas and new technology to break some New Zealanders of their smoking habit and for smoking prevalence to be less than the Government’s goal of five percent in NZ by 2025. More >>

Young scientists funded for breast cancer research

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:15 am | University of Auckland

Breast cancer research had a boost this week with the funding of two exceptional projects by University of Auckland scientists. More >>

University of Auckland welcomes boost in research funding

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:05 pm | University of Auckland

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Professor Stuart McCutcheon applauded the Government’s increased support for the Marsden Fund. More >>

First mock MRI scanner open for bookings

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:32 am | University of Auckland

The country’s first mock MRI scanner that enables children or adults to experience a test run MRI, opened for bookings at the University of Auckland recently. More >>

Finding the key to success for Pacific students

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:17 pm | University of Auckland

Committed to teaching in a part of Auckland that often makes the headlines for negative reasons, Melini Fasavalu’s focus is all on the positive. The deputy principal of Wiri Central Primary School in South Auckland, she has just been awarded the University ... More >>

Art student wins photography award using iphone

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 1:40 pm | University of Auckland

Give an art student a phone and they will create a series of winning photographs, which is exactly what Jodie Salmond did. The postgraduate student from Elam School of Fine Arts was awarded the 2016 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography, for her series ... More >>

Book launch - Dangerous ideas in planning

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:33 am | University of Auckland

A planner regarded as ahead of his time, and who was instrumental in the creation of New Zealand’s Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA), will be celebrated next month with the launch of a new book in his honour. Dangerous Ideas in Planning: Essays ... More >>



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