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Lecture will detail the future of business journalism in NZ

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 4:33 pm | University of Auckland

Journalist and Sunday Star Times columnist Rod Oram is presenting this year’s Bruce Jesson lecture at the University of Auckland tomorrow. The annual lecture is named in honour of journalist, author, unionist and former Auckland Regional Councillor ... More >>

New partnership boosts overseas study opportunities

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 2:15 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s goal to see one in four students graduating with overseas experience by 2020 has been advanced through a new partnership to boost the number of students from the United States. More >>

National Science Challenge to Launch Research

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 11:58 am | University of Auckland

What if New Zealand developed the next generation of foods that will help consumers maintain their health and protect them against diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome or chronic allergies? What if we could answer some big science questions – use ... More >>

Academic studies gossip columnist

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 11:51 am | University of Auckland

As a child growing up in California Jennifer Frost loved watching re-runs of the 1950s television sitcom I Love Lucy . Now the Associate Professor in History at the University of Auckland has ended up writing about one of the programme’s most flamboyant ... More >>

New research for nutritional solutions to obesity

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 10:11 am | University of Auckland

Nutritional solutions for obesity and poor metabolic health is the focus of a $2.9 million research programme to be funded by the new National Science Challenge, High-Value Nutrition. More >>

GPs and pharmacists most popular for elderly healthcare

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 9:43 am | University of Auckland

General practitioners and pharmacists are the primary health care professionals seen by most people in advanced age, according to new research from the University of Auckland. More >>

New teaching resource to help support diversity

Friday, 9 October 2015, 11:10 am | University of Auckland

Inside Out, a video-based teaching resource created in partnership by University of Auckland’s Dr John Fenaughty, Curative, and RainbowYOUTH, is set to be launched to the Wellington community at Parliament on Tuesday October 13th. The free classroom ... More >>

600 more beds at University of Auckland

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 2:56 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is to increase the number of beds available in its student accommodation by 600, or about 25 percent, over the next two years. More >>

ADHD no barrier to student’s achievement

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:45 am | University of Auckland

When she was five year’s old Anna Redgrave’s parents were told she would never achieve success. But she has repeatedly proved the doubters wrong. Her latest achievement was to graduate with a Master of Counselling (Hons) from the University of Auckland’s ... More >>

Half of GPs unaware of gay and bisexual men's sexuality

Friday, 2 October 2015, 8:51 am | University of Auckland

Half of GPs unaware of gay and bisexual men's sexuality Only half of gay and bisexual men surveyed in New Zealand believed their general practitioner knew about their sexual orientation, according to new research led by the University of Auckland. ... More >>

Dance and Social Justice Symposium

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 12:01 pm | University of Auckland

This symposium brings together leading international scholars in dance and social justice to present keynote speeches and presentations on topical issues in these fields. With a focus on pedagogy and practice, the symposium aims to generate idea ... More >>

Calcium supplement no help for bones

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 11:50 am | University of Auckland

Increasing calcium intake through diet or supplements should not be recommended for fracture or osteoporosis prevention, according to University of Auckland Associate Professor of Medicine, Dr Mark Bolland. More >>

Desire for meaningful career leads to teaching

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 1:59 pm | University of Auckland

It took the wisdom of an Italian woman to make Holly Hopcroft decide the time was right to become a teacher. She graduated with a Masters of Teaching with first class honours from the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland’s ... More >>

Sugary drinks banned from hospitals and health boards

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 12:00 pm | University of Auckland

Sugary drinks banned from hospitals and health boards All hospitals and DHBs are expected to kick sugary drinks out of their premises today. More >>

Public lecture on the U.S. Presidential Elections

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 10:42 am | University of Auckland

American entrepreneur, academic, and policymaker Dr Terry Babcock-Lumish will speak at the University of Auckland next month. Her lecture, “All Politics is Local? The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and its Implications for the International Community" ... More >>

Passion for education and Asian history drives graduate

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 2:29 pm | University of Auckland

Peter Tohill has made education a life-long passion. The former army Major was today capped with his third qualification, a Graduate Diploma in Arts from the University of Auckland. Peter majored in Asian Studies, a topic he’s attracted to because ... More >>

University student graduates with four degrees

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 11:56 am | University of Auckland

Contrary to the usual stereotypes, university students are very busy. And in the case of Edward Elder, too busy to even organise his graduation. The 29 year-old from the Henderson Valley graduated with four degrees at yesterday’s graduation ceremony. ... More >>

World leading research bad news for pancreatitis sufferers

Monday, 28 September 2015, 10:06 am | University of Auckland

The first comprehensive research to quantify how often patients with acute pancreatitis suffer recurrent bouts shows there is a high chance they will eventually go on to develop chronic pancreatitis. The COSMOS (Clinical and epidemiOlogical inveStigations ... More >>

Public lecture on the visual culture of war

Friday, 25 September 2015, 11:01 am | University of Auckland

The visual culture of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars will be the subject of a public lecture at the University of Auckland next month. Associate Professor John Pettegrew is talking on “Projecting Force: The U.S. Marines and the Optics of Combat in the ... More >>

Public want sugary drinks tax

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:33 am | University of Auckland

A significant shift in New Zealand public attitudes towards a tax on sugary soft drinks has been identified from recent poll results. More >>



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