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Key Sectors Stymie Emission Reduction Efforts - Study

Friday, 12 April 2024, 12:15 pm | University of Auckland

The impact of Aotearoa’s main tool in the fight against climate change could be heightened if five sectors were better regulated, according to a new study. More >>

New Approach To Increase Māori And Pacific University Success

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 8:40 am | University of Auckland

Bold initiative to improve Māori and Pacific University Entrance pass rates and increase success, has been launched by Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland. More >>

Pursuit Of Corporate Career Brings Purpose

Friday, 5 April 2024, 7:03 am | University of Auckland

Pacific academic and lecturer Sione Taufa left his homeland of Tonga, traditionally from a long line of fishermen, farmers, weavers, and teachers, with dreams to enter the corporate world. More >>

Micro-influencers Play Pivotal Role In Crises - Study

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 9:51 am | University of Auckland

You don’t need to be an influencer with hundreds of thousands of followers to have a real-world impact during a crisis, according to a new study. Contrary to conventional views that associate larger online followings with greater influence, a new study ... More >>

How Are Couples Handling Hybrid Work: Study

Monday, 25 March 2024, 9:09 am | University of Auckland

Hybrid work, where people spend time in the office and time working from home, has moved from an emerging trend to the preferred option in this post-pandemic world. But how are New Zealand couples navigating working from home, together? University ... More >>

Vision For Whānau Healthcare Inspires Nursing Graduate

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 11:59 am | University of Auckland

Merophy Brown wants her masters research to help all whānau to have positive experiences in Whāngarei Hospital. Merophy Brown has just graduated from Te Tai Tokerau with a Master of Nursing – first class honours - and a vision for health services where ... More >>

Alcohol Consumption Tracked Via Wastewater In First Big NZ Trial

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 9:59 am | University of Auckland

Scientists at the University of Auckland, Waipapa Taumata Rau have carried out the country’s first large scale trial of using wastewater to monitor alcohol consumption. The trial was successful and the technique of testing wastewater, already used for ... More >>

New Garth Maxwell Prize On Offer To Creative Talents

Monday, 18 March 2024, 12:11 pm | University of Auckland

A new prize open to University of Auckland Faculty of Arts’ students hopes to help great ideas find commercial success. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/0a39f115444b57ac6c91.jpeg" width="540" height="720"> Garth Maxwell Established this ... More >>

Research Points To Increases In Opioid Dispensing

Monday, 18 March 2024, 9:20 am | University of Auckland

New research provides evidence of increasing dispensing of opioids in older people and following surgery in New Zealand patients. Opioids are a class of pain medications with potential for addiction, including codeine, dihydrocodeine, tramadol, and stronger ... More >>

Research Points To Increases In Opioid Dispensing

Monday, 18 March 2024, 9:12 am | University of Auckland

Evidence of increasing opioid prescribing should spark concern, a senior researcher says. More >>

Award Winning Scholars Step Closer To Achieving Equity For Pacific Peoples

Friday, 15 March 2024, 2:52 pm | University of Auckland

Two award winning Pacific academics are hopeful that a $US75K Spencer Foundation Vision grant will lead to future generations of Pacific peoples having greater achievement in Higher Education. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/cadf4a6eac35d21f6e18.jpeg" ... More >>

Young Pacific Academic Lands Harvard Teaching Role

Friday, 15 March 2024, 2:29 pm | University of Auckland

Dr Therese Lautua’s research journey began as way to help Pacific young people, the Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland theologian had no idea it would set her on a path to Harvard University. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/9b6e02bcc4260a2b66ac.jpeg" ... More >>

Unprecedented Heatwaves Revealed By Marine Lab’s Historic Data Set

Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 8:44 am | University of Auckland

A thermometer dipped in a bucket of sea water on New Year’s Day in 1967 began a unique record which shows the dramatic intensification of warming in the Hauraki Gulf. Sea-surface readings at the Leigh Marine Laboratory north of Auckland since ... More >>

New Migrants Lead NZ For Childhood Vaccination

Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 5:49 pm | University of Auckland

One in four New Zealanders was born overseas and new migrants are ahead of other Kiwis when it comes to vaccinating their babies. Migrant families are more likely than other New Zealanders to vaccinate their babies on time, according to new University ... More >>

Hundreds Of Marae Exposed To Natural Hazards

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 1:02 pm | University of Auckland

New research aims to bolster marae resilience against flooding, landslides and other natural hazards Hundreds of marae around the country are exposed to natural hazards like flooding and landslides, according to new research from Waipapa Taumata Rau, ... More >>

Economic Abuse Common In New Zealand

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 5:23 pm | University of Auckland

Economic abuse compounds other forms of violence and pushes women into poverty, according to new research. Economic abuse is common, affecting about 15 percent or one in seven women who have been in a relationship, new University of Auckland research ... More >>

Newshub Closure A Canary In The Coalmine Warns Thinktank

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 3:02 pm | University of Auckland

The impending closure of Newshub must not be seen as an isolated event but as a large canary in a small coalmine with serious implications for our democracy, the director of Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures, Sir Peter Gluckman, said today. ... More >>

Housing Insecurity And Mental Health Major Concerns For Pacific Youth

Monday, 26 February 2024, 3:16 pm | University of Auckland

Unstable mental health, housing deprivation and experiences of racism are worrying trends in a significant new report on Pacific students in Aotearoa. A new report on Pacific secondary school students in New Zealand has uncovered major inequities ... More >>

Researchers Shed Light On Vaccine Decisions

Monday, 26 February 2024, 9:50 am | University of Auckland

Research on vaccine hesitancy find the number one fact people want to know is risk of serious adverse effects. Research into vaccine hesitancy finds people’s biggest concern is severe adverse effects, followed by how effective a vaccine is and how ... More >>

Centre For Brain Research And Ngāpuhi Launch Unique Mate Wareware Initiative In Northland

Friday, 23 February 2024, 5:37 pm | University of Auckland

A way forward for aiding mate wareware, or dementia care, within Māori communities In collaboration with Te Hau Ora o Ngāpuhi and Waipapa Taumata Rau - University of Auckland’s Centre for Brain Research (CBR), a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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