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Sustainability award selection for University of Auckland

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 2:00 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is a finalist for the 2014 Green Gown Awards Australasia. The awards recognise excellence in sustainability and environmental performance improvement. This success was gained in the category for “Continuous Improvement - Institutional ... More >>

Dancing on a world stage

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 11:31 am | University of Auckland

A group led by a student from the Dance Studies Programme at the University of Auckland, has won a silver medal at the prestigious World Hip Hop Dance Championships in Las Vegas. More >>

Designing experiments to improve the lot of humanity

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:51 pm | University of Auckland

Scientists have conducted experiments to improve the health and wellbeing of humankind in many ways: more food from the same land and drugs to combat disease are just two of these. What do such experiments have in common? More >>

“STEAM Power: Putting the Arts into STEM"

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 11:34 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Dean of Arts, Professor Robert Greenberg, is taking the positive message of the benefits of studying Arts on a lecture tour overseas. Professor Greenberg will present at two Alumni and Friends Receptions in San Francisco ... More >>

‘Superheated ice’ found in Antarctic fishes

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 9:49 am | University of Auckland

A new study from a multinational research team at the Universities of Auckland, Oregon and Illinois, working out of Scott Base and McMurdo Station, set out to understand how Antarctic fishes cope with ice build-up in their bodies. More >>

High expectation teachers lift students’ success

Monday, 22 September 2014, 12:04 pm | University of Auckland

Students’ success can be improved by a teacher with high expectations for their entire class, so University of Auckland academic Associate Professor Christine Rubie-Davies has written Becoming a High Expectation Teacher. Raising the Bar , to help teachers ... More >>

Major funding investment in University of Auckland research

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:32 pm | University of Auckland

Major funding investment in University of Auckland research The University of Auckland 16 September 2014 Major funding investment in University of Auckland research The University of Auckland has received 14 grants totalling more than $48 million of ... More >>

University of Auckland retains number one ranking

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:12 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has again been ranked as the leading university in New Zealand following the publication of the 2014 QS World University Rankings. The University of Auckland has again been ranked as the leading university in New Zealand following ... More >>

Major funding investment in University of Auckland science

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:48 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has received more than $44 million in new funding in the latest funding round from the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Employment with a $25.5 million investment in leading-edge science research. The University ... More >>

How successful politicians look the part

Friday, 12 September 2014, 10:36 am | University of Auckland

How would a group of anonymous overseas citizens who know nothing about our politicians rate them? About the same as we do? The answer is yes – with one notable exception. More >>

Multi-million dollar boost for engineering research

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 5:06 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland engineering research has been awarded almost $20 million in new funding from the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for a range of advanced technology projects and robotics. More >>

Public Seminar: ‘Ukraine and Europe: Gaining perspectives’

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 11:56 am | University of Auckland

The conflict in Ukraine has been developing on our television news, in newspapers, and in media reports from the field. But what caused this conflict and why? What are the likely consequences for the region, Europe and the wider world? More >>

New science scholars programme first for New Zealand

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 10:29 am | University of Auckland

A new programme to identify and encourage the best and brightest science students at the beginning of their university careers begins at the University of Auckland next year. More >>

Event to mark first woman winning ‘Nobel of mathematics’

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 1:39 pm | University of Auckland

For the first time in its forty-year history the greatest prize in mathematics has been awarded to a woman and the University of Auckland is holding an event to celebrate. More >>

Event to mark first woman winning ‘Nobel of mathematics’

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 1:39 pm | University of Auckland

For the first time in its forty-year history the greatest prize in mathematics has been awarded to a woman and the University of Auckland is holding an event to celebrate. More >>

Lecture Championing the Humanities

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 11:25 am | University of Auckland

Dr Robin Jackson, Chief Executive of the British Academy, will deliver the lecture “Messy, debatable and unquantifiable: Championing the Humanities” at the University of Auckland on Wednesday 10 September. More >>

Rats no longer rule

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:50 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is holding a celebration to mark 50 years since the first confirmed island rodent eradication in 1964, an effort that helped inspire a whole new generation of scientists and conservationists. More >>

Mobile health some potential in Pacific

Monday, 8 September 2014, 11:10 am | University of Auckland

Mobile health some potential in Pacific Mobile health services are not the hoped for silver bullet to improved disease prevention and control in the Pacific, according to researcher, Elaine Umali. More >>

Symposium to challenge society’s views of social problems

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 2:39 pm | University of Auckland

The world is changing. What kind of social science can we build in a world of neoliberalism, climate crisis and growing violence? This topic, and others that aim to challenge class, ethnic and gender-based inequality, will be discussed at a symposium being ... More >>

Would you vote for that face?

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:18 am | University of Auckland

Why do people vote the way they do? We think we’re voting on policy and values but how much are we influenced by simple things like a candidate’s appearance? More >>

 

 

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