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Breast reconstruction less risky without implants

Friday, 23 February 2018, 2:09 pm | University of Auckland

New research from the University of Auckland has found women who use their own tissue in breast reconstruction have fewer post-op complications then women who receive implants. The study, Limiting complication rates in implant-based breast reconstruction ... More >>

University of Auckland opens new innovation hub

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 8:43 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland today launches the Unleash Space, a new innovation and entrepreneurship hub to grow ideas into ventures More >>

Bay of Plenty receives campus status

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 2:18 pm | University of Auckland

The success of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) as a teaching and research facility for the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences has resulted in it officially becoming a Clinical Campus. More >>

Auckland University welcomes leader in Augmented Reality

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 12:20 pm | University of Auckland

One of the world’s pioneers in researching and commercialising Augmented Reality (AR) will join the University of Auckland under the Entrepreneurial Universities programme established by the previous government. More >>

Do you know an outstanding Māori business leader?

Monday, 19 February 2018, 3:36 pm | University of Auckland

Kua puta te karanga, tukuna mai ō tautapanga mō Ngā Tohu Kaiārahi Pakihi Māori o Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki-makau-rau. The call is out for nominations for the University of Auckland Aotearoa Māori Business Leaders Awards. Blanche Morrogh (nee ... More >>

Students devote summer to real world research

Monday, 19 February 2018, 12:05 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s youngest researchers are nearing the end of a summer spent taking on real-life research under the guidance of leading academics. More >>

Seen a sick starfish lately? Scientists would like to know

Friday, 16 February 2018, 11:50 am | University of Auckland

A wasting disease is killing starfish around the world and now scientists are concerned that a change in sea temperatures might mean the disease could start to have an effect on New Zealand starfish species. More >>

Companion robots could help our rural schools

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 10:40 am | University of Auckland

Companion robots could be used in rural schools to help motivate students to study science and technology, and to provide comfort, according to University of Auckland research. The study, How Could Companion Robots Be Useful in Rural Schools , has ... More >>

Stemming the Rising Tide of STIs: What is our role?

Monday, 12 February 2018, 12:19 pm | University of Auckland

A world-leading expert in sexually transmitted infections and control will speak at the University of Auckland this week. More >>

Land area of low-lying Tuvalu has increased

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 11:09 am | University of Auckland

The tiny Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, thought to be under threat from sea level rise, has actually expanded in land area over the past 40 years and is likely to continue to be habitable a century from now, scientists say. The tiny Pacific island ... More >>

Tackling fake news, soft news and sound bite journalism

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 3:57 pm | University of Auckland

“We are trying to ask the big questions behind the news,” says Dr Maria Armoudian, the founding director of the Faculty of Arts-based Project for Public Interest Media (PPIM). More >>

New degree goes global

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:09 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is launching a new degree aimed at exploring and tackling the big issues in an increasingly globalised world. More >>

Auckland uni expands rural doctor training to Taranaki

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 12:29 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland and Taranaki DHB, along with local leaders and health professionals will welcome 18 year five medical students to Hawera Hospital on Monday, to launch the University’s regional-rural medical programme in Taranaki. More >>

Property Conference on trends, insights and challenges

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:26 pm | University of Auckland

How property-owners’ decision-making influenced the Christchurch rebuild, challenges to commercial landlords posed by the rising co-working culture, and a new approach to managing Māori land are among the topics being covered at a major property research ... More >>

Ship noise affects ability of marine species to communicate

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 12:02 pm | University of Auckland

The first-ever large scale investigation into the effects of ship noise in the waters of the Hauraki Gulf shows a significant reduction in the amount of “communication space” available for at least two key marine species. The first-ever large scale ... More >>

58 Students off to Latin America and Asia Thanks to PM

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:32 am | University of Auckland

The lion’s share of Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia and Latin America were awarded to University of Auckland students in the latest funding round. More >>

Fan page followers and how firms can attract and engage them

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 11:38 am | University of Auckland

Are you a Quiet Follower, a Cheerleader or a Peacock? A researcher at the University of Auckland has categorised people who follow companies on social media according to how they behave on the so-called fan pages. More >>

Festive season accentuates isolation of dying older people

Monday, 18 December 2017, 1:15 pm | University of Auckland

Older people lack support from their communities towards the end of their lives, with many becoming progressively more socially isolated before their death. Both older people and their families and whānau require support which is tailored to ... More >>

Successful summer blogging project gets a funding boost

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 7:22 pm | University of Auckland

Successful summer blogging project gets a funding boost Embargoed until 12.30pm Wednesday 13 December 2017 Over 1000 school children may be blogging over the summer to keep their literacy skills up, thanks to the partnership between the Manaiakalani ... More >>

Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies?

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 4:26 pm | University of Auckland

Want to know if you are being targeted on Facebook by food and beverage companies? Teenagers will be able to see what food and drink companies are targeting them via Facebook thanks to a new browser extension created by the University of Auckland. ... More >>

 

 

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