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Migration, diversity and the changing face of New Zealand

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 1:26 pm | University of Auckland

The changing face of migration in an increasingly diverse society will be the focus of this year’s University of Auckland Winter Lecture series, Nation Transformed: the place of migration in 21st century Aotearoa-New Zealand. Marking 30 years since ... More >>

Poi study points to health benefits for over 60s

Monday, 24 July 2017, 2:06 pm | University of Auckland

A clinical trial conducted between the Centre for Brain Research and the Dance Studies Programme at the University of Auckland has established the benefits of poi on physical and cognitive function in healthy older adults. More >>

Raise your glass to knowledge

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 9:58 am | University of Auckland

Auckland is the latest city to join a worldwide initiative to transform bars into lecture theatres. More >>

Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:20 pm | University of Auckland

Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland. More >>

Architecture and Planning celebrates first 100 years

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 1:33 pm | University of Auckland

The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland celebrates its centenary in September with a series of events including exhibitions, a symposium and the launch of a book detailing the school’s rich history. In its modest beginnings ... More >>

Minister of Trade to launch academic's book

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 12:40 pm | University of Auckland

Minister of Trade to launch University of Auckland academic's book The Minister of Trade will launch the first academic survey of New Zealand's trade negotiations from the 1970s to the present in Wellington on Thursday, 20 July. Associate Professor ... More >>

Kim Dotcom documentary screens at film festival

Monday, 17 July 2017, 1:02 pm | University of Auckland

Film maker and University of Auckland academic Annie Goldson’s documentary about Kim Dotcom will screen at the New Zealand International Film Festival beginning with Auckland on July 29, 31 and August 6. Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web has already screened ... More >>

University of Auckland rejects PM’s claim

Friday, 14 July 2017, 6:24 pm | University of Auckland

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland has rejected a claim by Prime Minister Bill English that proposals by Auckland and Otago Universities to address the shortage of general practitioners and other health professionals in rural and regional areas ... More >>

The Modern Dilemma: Pedestrians and Personal Music Players

Monday, 10 July 2017, 10:09 am | University of Auckland

The tragic deaths of pedestrians in road or rail accidents while distracted by listening to music through headphones have been highlighted in research from the University of Auckland. Research from the University’s School of Population Health has shown ... More >>

Two guest lecturers speaking in Whangarei next Wednesday

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 2:40 pm | University of Auckland

Professor Ian Anderson is a Public Health Medicine Specialist and one of the first Aboriginal doctors. More >>

New book uncovers remarkable journey of young Māori man

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 1:25 pm | University of Auckland

The life and experiences of one of our most prominent pre-Treaty Māori travellers is the subject of new book. Professor Alison Jones of the University of Auckland and Kuni Jenkins have written Tuai: A Traveller in Two Worlds . The book uncovers ... More >>

Five actions to save our oceans

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:12 am | University of Auckland

Fresh from UN talks in New York, a University of Auckland doctoral student has drafted five key actions she says New Zealand must take now to protect our oceans. More >>

Study seeking to develop and protect Māori end-of-life care

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:50 am | University of Auckland

A three-year study by the University of Auckland will seek to discover and strengthen Māori traditional end-of-life care practices to protect them for the future; this will have benefits for whānau carers, iwi and the health and palliative care sectors. ... More >>

Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:52 pm | University of Auckland

An obsession with tactile surfaces coupled with a desire to find fresh ways to meaningfully connect with place, formed part of the impetus behind a winning artwork by Elam School of Fine Arts graduate Jordan Davey-Emms. More >>

New evidence of animal behaviour and tidal clocks

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:59 am | University of Auckland

A slater-like crustacean that lives in the sand on Auckland’s Piha beach has provided new evidence that animals have biological clocks influenced by the tide as well as the more familiar circadian clock that follows the day/night cycle and which regulates ... More >>

Survey exposes teens risk of suicide

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:00 pm | University of Auckland

A survey of over 8000 New Zealand high school students has found young people exposed to suicide attempts of others are at an increased risk of taking their own lives, and young people living in poverty are at the highest risk. More >>

NZ Fisheries Management Costing Economy and Environment

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 9:13 am | University of Auckland

Claims that New Zealand has a “world leading” system for sustainably managing fishing have been scientifically debunked, say an international team of fisheries experts in a paper published in a top United States journal. More >>

Telling tales of gendered bodies: public lecture at Auckland

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:42 pm | University of Auckland

What place do the humanities still have in a world where governments and universities are increasingly focused on job skills? What does it mean to be a critical scholar in the age of Trump? In a world where the pressure on women to look a certain way ... More >>

Going to Sleep on Your Back Increases Risk of Stillbirth

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 10:30 am | University of Auckland

New University of Auckland research has found that women who go to sleep on their back in the last three months of pregnancy are almost four times more likely to experience a stillbirth. More >>

Medical researcher first outside US to win prestigious prize

Monday, 12 June 2017, 11:55 am | University of Auckland

An Auckland medical researcher who has led advances in the care of newborn babies has become the first person outside of the United States to win a prestigious prize. More >>

 

 

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