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Sportsman of the Year Blue awarded to martial arts champion

Friday, 11 October 2019, 2:22 pm | University of Auckland

Auckland Law School student Riley Phillips-Harris, was honoured with two University of Auckland Blues Awards on Saturday night. The awards are a prestigious tradition that recognise students who have excelled in sport, the arts and culture, and service ... More >>

Short film captures loneliness research

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 2:52 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland research into loneliness and social isolation among older New Zealanders has helped create an animated short film running in the Show Me Shorts film festival. More >>

Top teacher helps students reach their ‘eureka’ moment

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 9:34 am | University of Auckland

Imagine you are a first year tertiary student enrolled in a stage one paper, heading into a lecture theatre with over 500 hundred other people. More >>

University campus hosts digital treasure hunt

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 3:32 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is the site of a unique digital treasure hunt this week which engages students in a fun interactive game to mark Stress Less Week. More >>

Cultural identity key to treating Māori with dementia

Friday, 4 October 2019, 9:05 am | University of Auckland

The largest-ever study of Māori affected by dementia has found the disease is poorly understood and that whānau do not know how to access information that might help. More >>

Side-sleeping in late pregnancy best for baby’s growth

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 9:51 am | University of Auckland

Pregnant women have another reason to settle to sleep on their side in the final weeks – new evidence that this position is best for the baby’s growth. More >>

Red meat no worse, no better than soy protein for heart risk

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 1:28 pm | University of Auckland

Three weekly servings of fresh, unprocessed red meat over eight weeks neither lowers nor raises heart disease risk in already at-risk men, findings from a novel New Zealand study suggest. More >>

Red meat no worse, no better than soy protein

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 12:54 pm | University of Auckland

Three weekly servings of fresh, unprocessed red meat over eight weeks neither lowers nor raises heart disease risk in already at-risk men, findings from a novel New Zealand study suggest. More >>

University graduate wins ‘Junior Nobel’

Monday, 30 September 2019, 11:15 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland science graduate Harry She has topped the Computer Science category in a global competition sometimes referred to as the ‘Junior Nobel Prize’. More >>

Outstanding achievers outside the classroom

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:38 am | University of Auckland

A climate change activist, a sonic arts music producer, and a Taekwondo champion are among the winners of the University of Auckland Blues Awards for 2019. More >>

Paracetamol best for pain relief in bone, muscle injuries

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:13 am | University of Auckland

If you need to tame the pain of a broken bone, sprain or bruising, a new study suggests you’re best to reach for the humble paracetamol. More >>

Education – the gift that keeps on giving

Friday, 27 September 2019, 6:52 pm | University of Auckland

Promising students from four low decile Auckland schools will now have a much better chance of achieving University Entrance thanks to a generous gift from the Buchanan Charitable Foundation to a University of Auckland initiative. More >>

Financial disclosure linked to corporate governance

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 3:52 pm | University of Auckland

Before we invest in publically listed companies, we need to be able to access information about the firm’s financial position and performance. For thirty-five year-old University of Auckland postgraduate student and teaching staff Bill (Yijun) Shen, this means ... More >>

NZ researchers at forefront of hunt for acute pancreatitis

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 12:00 pm | University of Auckland

A University of Auckland researcher has received United States funding to test new potential drugs for one of the most common, and potentially lethal, abdominal diseases in urgent hospital admissions. More >>

Teaching architectural students to listen

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:45 pm | University of Auckland

Dr Karamia Müller will formally graduate this week with a PhD in Architecture and is believed to be the first Sāmoan woman in the world to do so, and certainly the first from the University of Auckland. More >>

Now there are five, all civil engineers, all in the family

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 12:05 pm | University of Auckland

It was probably a bit of both nature and nurture that led Katrina Browne to graduate with a Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (with honours) this month, the third generation of civil engineers in the family to graduate from the University ... More >>

High-powered computer sees red

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:07 am | University of Auckland

In almost all human cultures, colours are associated with different emotions such as hate, love, anger and sadness. More >>

It takes a village to create success

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 3:50 pm | University of Auckland

Sharing the same world view as many of their students is a special bonus, say University of Auckland graduating teachers Tamausu Fa’alepo Vaotuua and Teuila Vaotuua. More >>

Good chance of great employment for UA grads

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 3:46 pm | University of Auckland

Students graduating from the University of Auckland are highly likely to be employed and even to change the world. More >>

Cannabis research earns post-graduate degree for former cop

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 12:55 pm | University of Auckland

Importing cannabis into New Zealand is not usually a requirement for a Masters degree but for University of Auckland science graduate Kent Onesemo, it was vital to achieving his goal. More >>



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