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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 >>

Far North school trials arts-integrative learning

Monday, 30 October 2017, 2:12 pm | University of Auckland

Representatives of a small decile 1A rural school in the Far North will meet with global educators in Auckland next month, to share the innovative arts-integrative learning methods they are employing to empower their pupils. More >>

Tackling the big questions

Monday, 30 October 2017, 12:12 pm | University of Auckland

A new research centre involving scientists from a wide range of disciplines is launching tomorrow at the University of Auckland. Led by geologist and astrobiologist Professor Kathleen Campbell from the University’s School of Environment, Professor Richard ... More >>

Gene profiling to try and unlock the causes of breast cancer

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:44 am | University of Auckland

New research from the University of Auckland has found gene expression profiles, which are a sensitive measure of underlying tumour biology, showed no clear difference between breast tumours from New Zealand patients and those from patients overseas. More >>

Inaugural funding for environment research

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 1:20 pm | University of Auckland

Three University of Auckland-based environmental research projects have been awarded funding of more than $1 million from the new George Mason Centre for the Natural Environment. More >>

Skull could be world’s oldest tsunami victim

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:23 am | University of Auckland

A new geological analysis of the site where a 6,000-year-old human skull was discovered in Papua New Guinea in 1929 has revealed that the person probably died in a catastrophic tsunami. More >>

Large Pōwhiri expected for new professor

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:04 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland will welcome a new Professor of Indigenous Studies, also the new co-director of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), on Friday at what is expected to be one of the largest Pōwhiri ever held at Waipapa Marae. More >>

Dean retiring after 40 years in education

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 9:35 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Dean of Education and Social Work, Professor Graeme Aitken, grew up in schools and knew he was going to be a teacher from age 15. Now retiring after 40 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer and ... More >>

Pioneering healthy lifestyle programme

Friday, 20 October 2017, 11:55 am | University of Auckland

A pioneering healthy lifestyle programme for kids and teens with obesity called Whānau Pakari has resulted in physical and emotional health gains across a group tracked for 12 months, a new study shows. More >>

Study predicts changes in marine ecosystems

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 9:30 am | University of Auckland

A new study based on the first global survey of marine life by scuba divers has provided fresh insights into how climate change may affect marine ecosystems. More >>

Snapper family ties provide new evidence on marine reserves

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 12:26 pm | University of Auckland

A higher proportion of young snapper in fishing areas north of Auckland are related to adult snapper from the Goat Island Marine Reserve, confirming what scientists have long suspected: the reserve acts as a giant snapper nursery. A higher proportion ... More >>

Taking probiotics may reduce postnatal depression

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 9:39 am | University of Auckland

Researchers from the University of Auckland and Otago have found evidence that a probiotic given in pregnancy can help prevent or treat symptoms of postnatal depression and anxiety. More >>

How to deal with contradictory scientific information

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 12:30 pm | University of Auckland

Science and research is becoming more popular in the media and on-line, so how can the general public deal with contradictory scientific advice and research? Professor Rainer Bromme of the University of Münster, Germany, will present a talk, “Between ... More >>

Pregnant women should sleep on their side

Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:53 pm | University of Auckland

Infrared cameras study found pregnant women should sleep on their side New University of Auckland research has found that expectant mothers should sleep on their side towards the end of pregnancy, after the research found that women who sleep on their ... More >>

Northland’s unique Pūkawakawa Programme marks ten years

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 12:34 pm | University of Auckland

A celebration marking ten years of a groundbreaking training initiative to encourage more graduating doctors to Northland is to be held at Toll Stadium in Whangarei More >>

Professor honoured for political anthropology

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:44 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland Professor of Social Anthropology, Cris Shore, has been honoured by Royal Society Te Apārangi for his contributions to political anthropology and the study of organisations, governance and power. More >>

Royal Society Honours Māori Author & Academic Aroha Harris

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:24 am | University of Auckland

Dr Aroha Harris, senior lecturer in History at the University of Auckland, has been awarded the inaugural Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Researcher Award in Humanities for her substantial contributions to the award-winning Māori history, ... More >>

University of Auckland professor honoured

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:48 am | University of Auckland

Tracey McIntosh, Professor of Indigenous Studies at the University of Auckland, has been honoured by the New Zealand Royal Society Te Apārangi for her ground-breaking work in advancing our understanding of the enduring social injustices that undermine ... More >>

Early Career Research Award to UA Inequality Researcher

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:10 am | University of Auckland

Senior Lecturer of political psychology Danny Osborne from the University of Auckland has been awarded the inaugural Te Apārangi early career research award in social sciences from the Royal Society Te Apārangi. More >>

   

 

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