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Bilingual infants have different assumptions about word use

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 9:58 am | University of Auckland

Infants as young as 13 months of age who are exposed to more than one language don’t generalise word meanings in the same way as their monolingual counterparts, a new study shows. More >>

Youth mentoring expert to talk at University of Auckland

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:52 pm | University of Auckland

An academic leader in youth mentoring and classroom equality and fairness will deliver two lectures in New Zealand this month. Professor Toni Zimmerman is a distinguished teaching scholar at Colorado State University. Committed to reducing disparity, Professor ... More >>

Students help with housing for the elderly

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:39 pm | University of Auckland

Students from the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland are helping bridge the generation gap with their design for affordable, residential housing for the elderly. More >>

Graduate's film selected for Cannes Short Film Corner

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 12:48 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland film graduate Linda Darby has had her Masters short film After Wonderland accepted into the Cannes Short Film Corner, as part of the 68th Festival de Cannes 2015. More >>

Putting a price on a predator-free New Zealand

Monday, 16 March 2015, 9:48 am | University of Auckland

A vision of a New Zealand free from the worst introduced predators is not a fantasy, say scientists, who have analysed the costs of such a project for the first time. More >>

NZ experts lead call for a tobacco-free world by 2040

Friday, 13 March 2015, 5:32 pm | University of Auckland

NZ experts lead call for a tobacco-free world by 2040 Media Release - University of Auckland - 10 March 2015 More >>

Participants wanted for low dose aspirin trial

Friday, 13 March 2015, 2:18 pm | University of Auckland

Participants wanted for low dose aspirin trial Media Release - University of Auckland - 13 March 2015 More >>

Minister says more evidence needed on e-cigarettes

Friday, 13 March 2015, 12:01 pm | University of Auckland

The need for more examination and investigation into the role of e-cigarettes was called for by the Associate Minister of Health at a symposium at the University of Auckland this week. More >>

People wanted for innovative cardiac exercise study

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:03 am | University of Auckland

Participants are needed for an innovative exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation study that uses mobile technology to remotely supervise exercise in real time, anywhere in New Zealand. More >>

Visionary architecture in focus

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 11:51 am | University of Auckland

Speculative as well as realised works by renowned contemporary architects is the focus of the upcoming Communiqué 2015 lecture series at the University of Auckland. Hosted by the School of Architecture and Planning, the theme of this year’s popular ... More >>

People wanted for innovative cardiac exercise study

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 3:42 pm | University of Auckland

Participants are needed for an innovative exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation study that uses mobile technology to remotely supervise exercise in real time, anywhere in New Zealand. More >>

Top Chemistry scholars showcase their work

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 2:06 pm | University of Auckland

From anti-bacterial food packaging to harnessing traditional Chinese medicines: top Chemistry scholars showcase their work More >>

Global leader in education speaking at University

Monday, 9 March 2015, 1:39 pm | University of Auckland

Dr Anthony (Tony) S. Bryk, a global leader in education research and one of America’s most noted educational researchers, will give a public lecture at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education next week. More >>

Distinguished graduates honoured byUniversity of Auckland

Monday, 9 March 2015, 9:54 am | University of Auckland

Six outstanding graduates of the University of Auckland, in fields ranging from competitive sailing and rugby to law and wireless power systems, will be honoured at a gala dinner this month. More >>

Bryan Williams receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:55 am | University of Auckland

Pacific leader, lawyer and former All Black Bryan (Beegee) Williams is one of six University of Auckland graduates to be honoured with a Distinguished Alumni Award, which he will receive at a gala dinner in Auckland on 13 March. More >>

Students have say on sex education messages

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:37 am | University of Auckland

Sex education research evaluated by a group of young people was aimed at giving them a voice in the best ways to get key messages to them and their peers. More >>

Auckland researchers join focus on healthy ageing

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:21 am | University of Auckland

Researchers from the University of Auckland are among many from throughout New Zealand taking part in the National Science Challenge to promote healthy ageing. More >>

Nobel Laureate to visit New Zealand for Chemistry Centenary

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 9:42 am | University of Auckland

Nobel Laureate Professor Robert H Grubbs, a Hood Fellow of the University of Auckland, will visit New Zealand as part of the centenary celebrations of the School of Chemical Sciences being held this month. Professor Grubbs received the Nobel Prize in 2005 ... More >>

Huntington’s disease researcher recognised as finalist

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:45 pm | University of Auckland

Huntington’s disease researcher recognised as finalist Media Release - University of Auckland - 4 March 2015 More >>

Societies not driven by “Big Gods” of Christianity or Islam

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:21 pm | University of Auckland

New research on the evolution of religious belief provides evidence that Pacific cultures were able to build large complex societies without the punishing, moralising “Big Gods” of Islam and Christianity. More >>

 

 

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