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Uni welcomes world leader in human-computer interaction

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 12:29 pm | University of Auckland

One of the world’s emerging leaders in creating human-computer interfaces will join the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute to further his innovative research. More >>

McClay’s claims of economic gains from TPPA-11 discredited

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:00 pm | University of Auckland

Last month, trade minister Todd McClay claimed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement minus the US (TPPA-11) could still ‘add $2.5 billion annually to our economy and eliminate costly tariffs – saving New Zealand companies $222 million each year’. More >>

3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 2:35 pm | University of Auckland

Record numbers of students will receive qualifications in this year’s University of Auckland Spring graduation. Some 3,240 students will graduate in person or in absentia, an increase of around 80 on last year’s number. More >>

Researchers find the key to loss of smell with Parkinson’s

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:19 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland research has found an anatomical link for the loss of the sense of smell in Parkinson’s disease. The research, published in the journal Brain, is the work of academics Associate Professor Maurice Curtis, Dr Victor Dieriks, Dr ... More >>

$24,000 in prizes for innovative solutions

Monday, 18 September 2017, 11:04 am | University of Auckland

Bringing the Ports of Auckland closer to the people of Auckland is one of the winning ideas that Auckland students have generated in an innovation challenge with a total $24,000 prize pool. More >>

Growing Up Monolingual Inspired Academic To Learn Te Reo

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:01 am | University of Auckland

An academic’s childhood growing up in a monolingual education system inspired him to learn te reo Māori as an adult, and to a research career in bilingualism. Professor Stephen May will share his story and the importance of bilingualism and his 30 years ... More >>

University of Auckland Announces School of Music Festival

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:24 am | University of Auckland

Always a popular event, Opera Scenes makes a rapturous return this year with a programme comprising portrayals of Maurice Ravel's fantastical fairy tale, L’enfant et les sortilèges, and Samuel Barber's micro-opera A Hand of Bridge . More >>

Major new investment in wireless electric-charging roads

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:04 pm | University of Auckland

A pioneering project to build wireless charging technology that charges electric vehicles as they are being driven or are parked receives almost $12 million from this year’s Endeavour Fund. More >>

Major new investment in University of Auckland Science

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 1:46 pm | University of Auckland

A handheld skin cancer diagnostic device and a project to explore how underwater sound can influence beer fermentation are just two of eight University of Auckland Faculty of Science research projects to be awarded funding from this year’s Endeavour ... More >>

Leading linguist will re-think language

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 10:20 am | University of Auckland

“First we invented language, then language changed us,” says one of the world’s most original linguists, who will give the annual Hood Lecture at the University of Auckland on 18 September. More >>

Waka ama paddlers return with gold

Friday, 8 September 2017, 3:02 pm | University of Auckland

Battling blisters, heatstroke and muscle fatigue in tough open water seas in Hawai’i, the University of Auckland waka ama team has once again claimed gold in the world’s longest outrigger canoe race. More >>

A trio to translate Disney's Moana into te reo Māori

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 9:47 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland trio join Matewa Media to translate Disney's Moana into te reo Māori More >>

Centenary, debate put focus on Architecture and Planning

Friday, 1 September 2017, 2:15 pm | University of Auckland

With only a few weeks left before the General Election, the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is hosting a series of events to coincide with its centenary, that highlight the influence of the disciplines on our daily ... More >>

Auckland University Students to Run NY Marathon for Charity

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 11:40 am | University of Auckland

Two University of Auckland biomedical scientists are heading to the Big Apple to run the iconic New York Marathon and raise money for charity. Laverne Robillard and Connor Clemett are both Honours students in the University’s Spinal Cord Injury ... More >>

Local Collaboration of Art & Science at Global Tech Festival

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 11:04 am | University of Auckland

A creative team from the University of Auckland will be heading off to Austria next month to take part in a world-leading digital art and technology festival. More >>

New study finds exercise improves children’s brain power

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 10:41 am | University of Auckland

A new study has found that short bursts of intensive exercise boosts children’s brain power and has benefits for children with learning difficulties or conditions such as autism. More >>

School of Rural Medicine plan in Auckland University

Monday, 28 August 2017, 1:55 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has welcomed the announcement that the Government will hold a contestable process to create a national School of Rural Medicine. More >>

Combating multinational tax avoidance

Friday, 25 August 2017, 11:19 am | University of Auckland

A global tax expert and academic from the University of Auckland is heading to Brazil this week to give a presentation to the International Fiscal Association (IFA) addressing the common methods used by multinational companies to avoid paying tax. More >>

Festival celebrates all things musical

Friday, 25 August 2017, 10:32 am | University of Auckland

The School of Music at the University of Auckland is throwing open its doors in celebration of all things musical with a two-week festival of events to coincide with the start of spring. More >>

University hosts key TVNZ debate for young voters

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 2:40 pm | University of Auckland

For the first time during a New Zealand General Election, the University of Auckland is partnering with TVNZ to host a special live debate focused on young voters. More >>



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