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WHO Regional Director To Attend Seminar At The Fale Pasifika

Monday, 15 July 2024, 12:50 pm | Auckland University

Dr Piukala, a Tongan surgeon and former Minister of Health in Tonga, made history when he was the first Pacific person to be formally appointed in January earlier this year. He has long championed initiatives on chronic diseases, safe surgery, ... More >>

AI `urchinbot’ Will Find Sea Urchins Ravaging Our Coasts

Wednesday, 3 July 2024, 11:48 am | Auckland University

An artificial intelligence toolkit will help scientists track the expanding population of sea urchins destroying coastal kelp and ecosystems. More >>

Spike In Serious Eating Disorders During Pandemic

Tuesday, 2 July 2024, 11:48 am | Auckland University

Hospital admissions for eating disorders went up by 50 percent during Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. More >>

How To Discuss Your Kids’ Setbacks? University Study Investigates

Tuesday, 25 June 2024, 1:00 pm | Auckland University

A University of Auckland-led study investigated links between how parents discuss setbacks with their children and the children’s fear of making mistakes. More >>

Women In Leadership Gather From Pacific Rim Universities

Sunday, 23 June 2024, 12:47 pm | Auckland University

The cultural complexities for women advancing into leadership roles in Pacific Rim universities will be explored at a weekend meeting at the University of Auckland. More >>

University Of Auckland Ranked In Top Tier Globally For Sustainability

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 6:22 pm | Auckland University

Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland, has retained its position as one of the top universities worldwide for sustainability in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2024. More >>

Sir Collin Tukuitonga Appointed To WHO Strategic And Advisory Group

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 6:29 pm | Auckland University

Sir Collin says the new role will see him advising on how best to manage conditions such as gout, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other noncommunicable diseases that affect Māori and Pacific disproportionately in comparison to other communities. More >>

Tiny New Zealand Bird Delivers A Lesson In Evolution

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 11:46 am | Auckland University

Parrots, songbirds and hummingbirds can learn to make new sounds. No one knew, but New Zealand’s smallest bird, the rifleman or titipounamu, may have a rudimentary version of the same talent. More >>

A Major Study In The Heart Health Care Space Shows Māori And Pacific Peoples Still Experience Inequities

Monday, 10 June 2024, 7:38 pm | Auckland University

More than 20,000 Māori and about 7000 Pasifika are living with heart related conditions. Using kaupapa Māori and Pacific research methods, the study looked into how the risk of these conditions are assessed and managed, and what can be done to reduce ... More >>

First Master In Professional Supervision Graduate Is ‘proud Papakura Boy’

Monday, 6 May 2024, 1:14 pm | Auckland University

Social Worker Feleti Lotulelei (Tainui, ‘Eua – Tonga) is Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland’s first graduate from the Master’s in Professional Supervision programme. More >>

The Quiet Earth

Friday, 24 July 2020, 8:01 am | Auckland University

As many daily activities came to a halt during lockdown, the Earth itself became quiet, probably quieter than it has been since humans developed the technology to listen in. Seismologists have analysed datasets from more than 300 international ... More >>

University To Lead National Partnership For Nurse Practitioner Training And Work Placement

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 7:40 am | Auckland University

The University of Auckland has been awarded a Ministry of Health contract, worth $18.6 million over four years, to lead the training and placement of Nurse Practitioners (NP) in New Zealand. The new contract replaces an existing pilot Nurse Practitioner ... More >>

University of Auckland teaching excellence recognised

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 11:14 am | Auckland University

Four University of Auckland academics are among the 10 tertiary teachers recognised in this year's New Zealand Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards. More >>

Fewer Pacific And Māori Babies Survive with Heart Condition

Monday, 26 March 2018, 9:26 am | Auckland University

New research shows the survival rates of babies with a rare but potentially fatal heart defect is lower for Pacific and Māori compared to European babies. Researchers say it is another example of inequity in health outcomes that raises the question ... More >>

When is our Internet use a problem instead of a pleasure?

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 11:44 am | Auckland University

We are all dependent on the internet in our daily lives, but do our levels of surfing the net sometimes get too high, to the detriment of our daily lives? University of Auckland PhD candidate Delia Cotoros-Goodall is about to embark on that very question ... More >>

Experts propose framework for Royal Commission into abuse

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 4:39 pm | Auckland University

Experts propose framework for Royal Commission into abuse of children and vulnerable adults in state and out of home care One of the Prime Minister’s first 100 day commitments is to “set up an inquiry into the abuse of children in state care”. ... More >>

Research aimed at discovering why some don’t re-offend

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:28 am | Auckland University

Men previously imprisoned for sexual offending but who have not re-offended for at least five years are being asked to take part in research being carried out at the University of Auckland. Men previously imprisoned for sexual offending but who ... More >>

Smartphone App Study Finds Label Use Lead to Healthier Food

Friday, 1 December 2017, 10:39 am | Auckland University

Research using a smartphone app has found people buy healthier foods if they use food labels. In newly published research, ‘ Do nutrition labels influence healthier food choices? Analysis of label viewing behaviour and subsequent food purchases in ... More >>

University of Auckland’s Inaugural 40 Under 40 List

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:04 am | Auckland University

Forty exceptional individuals in fields from plastic surgery to psychedelic rock music have been named in the University of Auckland’s inaugural 40 Under 40 list. More >>

ED stays decreased but with strings attached

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 2:38 pm | Auckland University

Research into hospital emergency department waiting times has shown that waiting times are lower than ten years ago but significant challenges remain for treating patients in a timely manner. The study, published in BioMed Central Health Services ... More >>





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