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Increasing family violence calls but fewer resolutions

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 8:51 am | University of Auckland

New data shows police are dealing with more family violence, but where an offence is reported, fewer cases are being resolved. More >>

Best-selling author speaking at the University of Auckland

Friday, 26 June 2015, 2:17 pm | University of Auckland

Best-selling author and former BBC journalist Anne Cadwallader is speaking at the University of Auckland next week. More >>

Handling light with a pair of tweezers

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:40 am | University of Auckland

Researchers at the University of Auckland have demonstrated “temporal tweezing of light” for the first time, a break-through that may play a crucial role in the way data is processed over the internet in the future. More >>

Auckland University welcome 15 Fulbright award recipients

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 7:33 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland welcomes 15 new Fulbright award recipients through the Fulbright New Zealand programme, which promotes mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchange between New Zealand and the United States. More >>

International Artist in Residence begins Memorial Project

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 2:20 pm | University of Auckland

Elam staff and students will help make, assemble and install large-scale sculptural artworks, planned for an exhibition by renowned Australian artist Kathy Temin at the Gus Fisher Gallery. More >>

International affairs scholar honoured by peers

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 1:53 pm | University of Auckland

Associate Professor Steve Hoadley has just been made a Life Member of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs. The news was announced at the NZIAA Annual Dinner by their president and former Cabinet minister and Speaker of the House Sir Douglas ... More >>

Commemorating 30 years since the Rainbow Warrior

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 1:03 pm | University of Auckland

It was an event that changed New Zealand for ever. On 10 July 1985 two bomb blasts ripped through the Rainbow Warrior, sinking the Greenpeace ship and killing crew member Fernando Pereira. More >>

Seminar on teaching students from diverse backgrounds

Friday, 19 June 2015, 11:27 am | University of Auckland

The increase in diverse students in our classrooms and the best ways to teach them is the topic of a seminar at the University of Auckland next week. More >>

Half of our aged population use residential care

Monday, 15 June 2015, 1:21 pm | University of Auckland

A new study has found that almost half of New Zealanders, aged 65 or older, move to live in residential care by the time they die. More >>

Rembrandt Exhibition inspires scholarships for students

Friday, 5 June 2015, 12:13 pm | University of Auckland

An exhibition of digitally remastered paintings by Dutch artist Rembrandt is the inspiration behind two scholarships to Holland for university students to see the master’s original work first-hand. More >>

Scholarships help students gain experience in Asia

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 4:20 pm | University of Auckland

Twenty-one students from the University of Auckland have secured $132,263 towards exchange and study programmes in Asian nations, in the latest round of Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA), announced this week. More >>

Associate Professor Rae de Lisle awarded the NZOM

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 5:07 pm | University of Auckland

Associate Professor Rae de Lisle awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to music More >>

‘Nanogirl’ Michelle Dickinson named in Honours

Monday, 1 June 2015, 1:31 pm | University of Auckland

One of the country’s leading advocates for the communication of all things science has been named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. More >>

Creating Healthier Food Places in Aotearoa New Zealand

Friday, 29 May 2015, 3:01 pm | University of Auckland

Kia ora! We are a team of individuals passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our nation’s young people. Over the next few months we are aware that the Ministry of Health will unveil plans to tackle the issue of childhood obesity ... More >>

Government salt reduction initiative needed

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:52 am | University of Auckland

A government led national salt reduction strategy is needed for New Zealand, according to a new study from the University of Auckland. More >>

In the wild, even the predators are afraid

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 1:00 pm | University of Auckland

They kill thousands of young kiwi each year but new research shows that in the ‘hierarchy of fear’ that rules among predators in New Zealand’s forests, even the savage stoat has plenty to be afraid of. T hey kill thousands of young kiwi each year but ... More >>

Priority actions identified to tackle child obesity

Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:52 am | University of Auckland

New Zealand health experts have endorsed three priority policy actions to tackle child and adolescent obesity. More >>

Book award is an acknowledgement of Māori history

Friday, 22 May 2015, 1:41 pm | University of Auckland

A book co-authored by the University of Auckland’s Dr Aroha Harris has won the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Science Book Prize. More >>

University of Auckland graduate awarded a BAFTA

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 10:53 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland Screen Production alumna Kimberley Hikaka has won a BAFTA as co-producer of the multiple award winning serial The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies. The two-part ITV drama is based on the events following the murder of ... More >>

University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 11:44 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland May 20, 2015 University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact With the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation drawing to a close, the University of Auckland has expressed serious concerns about its potential implications. ... More >>

 

 

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