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Immunisation Week 2016: Protection starts during pregnancy

Friday, 29 April 2016, 3:03 pm | University of Auckland

Expectant mums can start protecting their babies from serious illnesses before their baby is born. More >>

Food retailers need to consider school students

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 5:32 pm | University of Auckland

Food retailers near schools may need to consider ways to reduce children’s exposure to unhealthy foods before and after school. That’s the conclusion from the first nationwide spatial analysis of retail food environments around schools in New Zealand. More >>

Nanoparticles may help treat blood cancer

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 9:30 am | University of Auckland

A new therapeutic strategy for treating Acute Myeloid Leukaemia could involve using nano-particles to deliver a genetic molecule to fight the disease. More >>

Comic superheroes can explain modern sovereignty?

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 11:50 am | University of Auckland

Comic superheroes have thrilled people of all ages for decades. Be it in a comic book, or on the big screen like blockbuster movie Batman v Superman . More >>

Agreement strengthens New Zealand links at Peking University

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 9:52 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland - Media Release - 18 April 2016 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key today witnessed the signing of an agreement to strengthen the New Zealand Centre at Peking University (PKU). More >>

Lecture on Monty Python’s Life of Brian and Jesus

Monday, 18 April 2016, 11:41 am | University of Auckland

Monty Python's film Life of Brian is known for its brilliant satirical humour. Less well known is that the film contains references to what was, at the time of its release, cutting edge biblical scholarship and life of Jesus research. More >>

Vitamin D helps reduce childhood allergy rate

Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:48 pm | University of Auckland

Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy and infancy may help to reduce New Zealand’s high childhood allergy rate. More >>

Cutting edge research by Auckland medical explorers

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:04 pm | University of Auckland

The grants to University of Auckland researchers were three of nine made nationwide by the Health Research Council. More >>

University of Auckland to sell Tāmaki Campus

Monday, 11 April 2016, 3:27 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has agreed to sell its Tāmaki Campus to local property investment company Tāmaki Village Limited (TVL). More >>

Li family grants boost cancer biomarker research

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 3:23 pm | University of Auckland

The first grants from the Li family’s $10 million cancer research gift to the University of Auckland, were made this week and will support research into cancer biomarkers. More >>

Photo book ‘rich with pathos’ scoops award

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 12:01 pm | University of Auckland

Long hours spent collating and hand-folding pages has paid off for student Solomon Mortimer after winning the inaugural New Zealand Photo Book of the Year Award (Self Published) with his work entitled F.16 G3 20/25/30. More >>

Music students compete for $5000 prize at Graduation Concert

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 1:32 pm | University of Auckland

Three virtuoso musicians from the University of Auckland’s School of Music will take to the stage next month to compete for a $5,000 prize and the opportunity to progress an illustrious solo career, at the annual Graduation Gala Concerto Competition, ... More >>

Participants wanted for virtual supermarket price study

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 11:24 am | University of Auckland

New Zealanders are being sought for a nation-wide study on food prices using novel online virtual supermarket software. More >>

Public health professors call for sugary drinks tax

Monday, 4 April 2016, 11:12 am | University of Auckland

Public health professors call for sugary drinks tax Media Release - University of Auckland - 02 April 2016 More >>

Starpath launches Toolkit to raise student achievement

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 3:20 pm | University of Auckland

The Starpath Project has launched an online Toolkit to assist New Zealand secondary schools to raise student achievement and aspirations. More >>

Open Day at top cancer research centre

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 2:33 pm | University of Auckland

The lab doors at Auckland’s world renowned cancer research centre will be opened to supporters and the public on Saturday [April 9] for an inspiring and interactive Open Day. More >>

Auckland and nursing lead medical subject rankings

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 3:14 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland was the best performing New Zealand University in the latest QS subject rankings for medical subjects this year. More >>

Eye-catching structures enhance local school

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 1:35 pm | University of Auckland

Two new eye-catching pavilions have appeared in the grounds of Henderson High School as part of a project to develop a range of iconic landscape installations at the school. More >>

Architecture best at the University of Auckland

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 12:30 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has been confirmed as the best place in New Zealand to study Architecture/Built Environment according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Released today, the QS Rankings place the University of Auckland ... More >>

Preparing workers to work with Māori

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 10:51 am | University of Auckland

A two-year project has been launched at the University of Auckland called Te Whaihanga: Preparing students to work with Māori, in collaboration with AKO Aotearoa through a national project award. Building on seed funding from the University of Auckland’s ... More >>

 

 

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