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Hui fono focuses on culture and creativity

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 10:44 am | University of Auckland

Maori and Pasifika students will tackle the issue of how to integrate culture into their work at an upcoming hui fono in Northland. The students from the National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries at the University of Auckland head North on Friday ... More >>

Immunisation expert to advise global NGO

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 5:51 pm | University of Auckland

A New Zealand immunisation expert has been invited to join the World Health Organisation’s strategic advisory group on immunisation. More >>

New drowning rescue steps could save lives

Friday, 25 July 2014, 12:49 pm | University of Auckland

A New Zealand researcher from the University of Auckland, Jonathon Webber, is part of an international study team that has come up with a new way to help prevent drowning. More >>

Academic appointed Chief Education Scientific Advisor

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:09 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has today congratulated Professor Stuart McNaughton for his appointment as Chief Education Scientific Advisor for the Ministry of Education. More >>

Kiwi’s Pacific Ocean reaches Hawaii

Monday, 21 July 2014, 1:59 pm | University of Auckland

Tara Remington’s row across the Pacific Ocean is down to the last 90 minutes. The pair have just past Koko Head on the southeastern side of the Island of Oahu in Hawaii. More >>

Kiwi conquers Pacific Ocean after two-month row

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:36 am | University of Auckland

Tara Remington has finally achieved her goal of successfully completing the 4000km row across the Pacific Ocean from Los Angeles to Waikiki. “I am with my family and I am on land,” she said excitedly from Hawaii this morning. Tara’s 4000 Km ... More >>

First dementia research clinic for New Zealand

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:00 am | University of Auckland

Treatment options to help slow the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias will be trialled at New Zealand’s first Dementia Research Clinic, in Auckland later this year. More >>

Kiwi’s Pacific Ocean row will reach Hawaii Sunday evening

Friday, 18 July 2014, 2:51 pm | University of Auckland

Tara Remington’s epic row across the Pacific Ocean is expected to reach land this Sunday evening. More >>

Experts highlight big gaps in healthy food policies

Friday, 18 July 2014, 12:04 pm | University of Auckland

Healthy food policies to promote childhood health and reduce obesity are lacking, according to a report highlighting the policy priorities assessed by an expert panel of more than 50 New Zealand public health professionals, medical practitioners and ... More >>

Fast forward through architecture and planning

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:54 pm | University of Auckland

Outstanding practitioners in the fields of architecture, planning and urban design will present their work for discussion and debate at the upcoming Fast Forward lecture series. More >>

The changing landscape of corporate law

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 1:06 pm | University of Auckland

The changing landscape of corporate law will be examined by eminent international and local presenters at a one-day conference in Auckland to mark 20 years of the Companies Act 1993. More >>

Epic across Pacific Ocean down to last six days

Monday, 14 July 2014, 3:51 pm | University of Auckland

Tara Remington’s row across the Pacific Ocean is down to its last week. The University of Auckland academic is rowing across the Pacific Ocean from Long Beach Los Angeles to Waikiki in Hawaii with American Paralympian Angela Madsen in their vessel the ... More >>

1814: Settling the First Settlers – Ka māoritia te Pākehā

Monday, 14 July 2014, 12:34 pm | University of Auckland

The bicentenary of the arrival of Pākehā settlers in New Zealand will be remembered through this year’s commemorative 2014 University of Auckland Winter Lecture Series. More >>

Educating disadvantaged children

Friday, 11 July 2014, 11:15 am | University of Auckland

The similarities in educating disadvantaged children in New Zealand and Chile and the dangers of charter schools are the subjects of a public lecture at the University of Auckland this month. Professor Ernesto Treviño of the Universidad Diego Portales, ... More >>

Family violence remains a significant problem

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:03 am | University of Auckland

Family violence is still a significant problem in New Zealand, according to the latest data summaries released by the NZ Family Violence Clearinghouse. The third annual data updates were released today. (8 July 2014) Amongst other data, the summaries ... More >>

Fish experience heart failure as water temperature rises

Monday, 7 July 2014, 11:49 am | University of Auckland

Fish may experience heart failure as ocean temperatures rise due to climate change, according to new research from the University of Auckland. School of Biological Sciences researchers Anthony Hickey and Fathima Iftikar say the effect of climate change on ... More >>

Astronomers discover Earth-like terrestrial planet

Friday, 4 July 2014, 9:57 am | University of Auckland

New Zealand scientists are among an international team that has discovered an Earth-sized planet with an Earth-like orbit in a binary star system, the first terrestrial planet with an Earth-like orbit ever discovered in this commonly found star system. More >>

Silver rainbow kit well received

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 12:31 pm | University of Auckland

A new resource kit for staff caring for older lesbian, gay and bisexual residents has had a good response from the aged care sector and district health boards. More >>

Teaching Excellence winner for the University of Auckland

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 12:10 pm | University of Auckland

Sustained excellence in tertiary teaching has earned a national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for University of Auckland Senior Lecturer in Law, Khylee Quince. More >>

Five History students receive Auckland Museum grants

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 2:31 pm | University of Auckland

Five University of Auckland History students are delighted to have received research grants from Auckland War Memorial Museum in a recent round of awards. More >>

 

 

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