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Elam artists on display

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 4:58 pm | University of Auckland

Summer is almost here and with it comes a provocative and comprehensive display of contemporary art at the annual Elam Artists Graduate Show. More >>

UK research mirrors New Zealand stillbirth findings

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 2:38 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland research that showed that women who go to sleep on their side have a lower risk of a still birth has been repeated in the UK with similar results. The Midlands and North of England Stillbirth Study (MiNESS) found that women who ... More >>

Top NZ scientist talks about entrepreneurship

Monday, 20 November 2017, 10:05 am | University of Auckland

What is the role of universities today? Along with discovering new knowledge and educating the next generation, should professors also be drivers of economic development? What is an entrepreneurial academic? More >>

Effective strategies to treat acute rheumatic fever needed

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:15 am | University of Auckland

Research by the University of Auckland has found a lack of throat swabbing and inappropriate prescription of antibiotics in primary care is preventing the diagnoses and treatment of acute rheumatic fever and group A streptococcus bacteria in Northland Māori. More >>

Book on Ngati Porou carving a winner

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 1:58 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland Senior Lecturer in Art History, Ngarino Ellis (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou) has won the Maori Art award at the 2017 Ngā Kupu Ora Awards: Māori Book Awards. More >>

Single men and masculinity

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 9:10 am | University of Auckland

What is it really like being a single man in 21st Century New Zealand today? With online dating apps and television dating shows, single straight men have many opportunities to seek a partner but what if they want a partner but don’t find someone? And what ... More >>

Academics Call for More Responsiveness to Māori Health Needs

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:36 am | University of Auckland

A group of University of Auckland Māori health academics are calling for all health researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand to be accountable under the Treaty of Waitangi and be able to act and respond to Māori health needs. They say this will help ensure ... More >>

Auckland Arts student wins Rhodes scholarship

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 4:14 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland Faculty of Arts student Marco de Jong is one of three young New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious 2018 Rhodes Scholarships to carry out post-graduate study at the University of Oxford (UK). More >>

Public Policy Institute will address key policy issues

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 1:51 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts is launching a comprehensive Public Policy Institute (PPI) to foster independent, critical research on key policy issues affecting New Zealand, the Asia-Pacific and the broader global community. More >>

Southern seas warming faster than northern New Zealand

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 9:46 am | University of Auckland

Three of the longest-running sea temperature records in the Southern Hemisphere have been analysed by scientists and show that while coastal waters near Auckland are not getting any warmer, southern New Zealand and Tasmania are. More >>

Achieving equity and excellence in education for Māori

Friday, 3 November 2017, 2:53 pm | University of Auckland

Recent Rutherford Discovery Fellowship recipient Dr Melinda Webber will present a talk on raising the success of Māori students in Whangarei on Wednesday as part of the University of Auckland’s International Speaker Series. More >>

Spin on Health wins Royal Society Award

Friday, 3 November 2017, 11:38 am | University of Auckland

Doctoral student Kate Riegle van West from the University of Auckland has won a prestigious award for a video that showcases her research into the health benefits of poi. More >>

Wearable cameras will record the marketing of ‘healthy’ food

Friday, 3 November 2017, 10:30 am | University of Auckland

Children will wear small portable cameras on their clothes as part of a new University of Auckland study that will investigate how the marketing of healthy products and lifestyles affects children’s everyday lives. Dr Darren Powell of the University’s ... More >>

Depression better treated as 12 separate disorders

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 12:45 pm | University of Auckland

The way depression is diagnosed and treated needs a major overhaul, say authors of a new review article in the scientific journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. This is because current treatment of depression is ineffective and lacks a plausible, ... More >>

Engineering research boosted by new funding

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 12:43 pm | University of Auckland

Engineering research at the University of Auckland receives more than $1.5 million in new funding from the Marsden Fund for 2017. More >>

University of Auckland Celebrates $19.8M from Marsden Fund

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11:33 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is celebrating the success of 31 of its researchers and research groups whose projects have won $19.8 million in the Marsden Fund round. More >>

Could you be addicted to your pain medication?

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:27 am | University of Auckland

Aucklanders who know or feel they have an addiction to over-the-counter or prescription pain medication are being invited to take part in a University of Auckland study. More >>

Do millennials really feel more entitled?

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:44 am | University of Auckland

Are New Zealanders more narcissistic than they used to be? Do millennials really have a stronger sense of entitlement than previous generations? More >>

Indian diaspora three ways

Monday, 30 October 2017, 2:43 pm | University of Auckland

What does it mean to be a diasporic Indian? Shuchi Kothari, Associate Professor in Media and Communication at the University of Auckland, explores this in three short films which will be shown at the Auckland Art Gallery on 12 November. More >>

"Game changing" Master of Māori and Indigenous degree

Monday, 30 October 2017, 2:40 pm | University of Auckland

Responding to the need for top-level business expertise and leadership within the burgeoning Māori economy - now worth over $42 billion and growing faster than the wider New Zealand economy - the Business Schools at the University of Auckland, Auckland ... More >>

 

 

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