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University Of Auckland 1st In Oceania And 5th In World For Sustainability

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 4:47 pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland highest ranked university in Australasia in world sustainability ranking. Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland has been ranked as first in Oceania and fifth in the world for sustainability in the 2024 QS World University ... More >>

Post-Covid Workplaces: Is The Fun Fading Away?

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 1:06 am | University of Auckland

At home or in the office, workplace fun isn't a one-size-fits-all affair – leaders need to acknowledge that and offer a safe environment, according to a University of Auckland study. Working from home one or more days per week has become a norm ... More >>

Education And Social Work On The Move To City Campus

Friday, 24 November 2023, 1:23 am | University of Auckland

From this month, Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland is now welcoming the Faculty of Education and Social Work from its current location at 74 Epsom Avenue to City Campus in readiness for teaching in 2024. The move to a beautiful, refurbished ... More >>

Research Leader And Antarctica Expert To Join Waikato As Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research

Friday, 17 November 2023, 12:27 pm | University of Auckland

17 November 2023: The University of Waikato has announced the appointment of Professor Gary Wilson to the role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research from early next year. Gary is currently Chief Scientist and General Manager Research Strategy & ... More >>

Support For Promising Scientists

Friday, 17 November 2023, 11:03 am | University of Auckland

nvestigations into prevention of brain cancer and understanding the origins of our solar system have seen two scientists from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland awarded prestigious fellowships. The Royal Society Te Apārangi’s Rutherford Foundation ... More >>

Award Winning Pacific Academic Doesn’t Shy Away From Hard Questions

Friday, 10 November 2023, 6:49 pm | University of Auckland

Sereana Naepi Award winning Pacific academic Sereana Naepi knows well that you can’t make an omelette without breaking a few eggs. Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland recently presented the sociologist with a Research Impact Award for her ... More >>

Researchers Aim To Find Effective Meth Treatments For Māori

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 4:23 pm | University of Auckland

A research project has just been launched that aims to find effective treatments for Māori meth users. Northland and Auckland addiction service leaders attended a launch this week (7 November) for a research project that aims to recruit at least ... More >>

Manalagi Study On Pacific Rainbow+ Community Finds Urgent Need For Pacific Rainbow+ Leadership

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 11:46 am | University of Auckland

The need to increase Pacific and Rainbow+ leadership was a major finding in the Manalagi project, the first and largest research of its kind addressing the health and wellbeing of Aotearoa, New Zealand’s Pacific Rainbow+ community. A three-year ... More >>

Sex, Drugs And Health Checks

Monday, 30 October 2023, 5:48 pm | University of Auckland

New research finds the most sexually adventurous gay and bisexual men are also the most vigilant with HIV prevention. More than a third of gay and bisexual men in New Zealand report recently having group sex and the same proportion say they use drugs ... More >>

Velocity Named Academic Initiative Of The Year

Friday, 27 October 2023, 9:36 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland's long-standing Velocity programme, a beacon of entrepreneurial development in New Zealand, has won the Global Entrepreneurship Network New Zealand (GEN NZ) award for Academic Initiative of the Year. GEN NZ is an international organisation ... More >>

Pacific Scholars Join Forces To Establish Pacific Science Academy

Friday, 27 October 2023, 6:29 am | University of Auckland

The Time Is Right For The Landmark Move Of Creating A Pacific Science Academy, Said One Of New Zealand’s Leading Scholars. Professor Sir Collin Tukuitonga of Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland, led the initiative on behalf of the International ... More >>

Winners Of NZ's Biggest Start-up Challenge Announced

Friday, 20 October 2023, 6:29 pm | University of Auckland

The Velocity $100k Challenge has helped start-ups find success on a global stage, and this year, six new ventures have been given a kick-start that could see creative ideas burgeon into successful businesses. Construction and demolition waste, detection ... More >>

Posthumous Honorary Doctorate For Visionary Scholar ‘Epeli Hau’ofa

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 4:04 pm | University of Auckland

Almost three decades after transforming how the world viewed the Pacific, the late Professor ‘Epeli Hau’ofa, visionary poet, writer and academic has been awarded a posthumous honorary doctorate from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland. ... More >>

Big Ideas Behind Old Report Offer Hope For Modern-day Threats

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 10:22 am | University of Auckland

Radical concepts presented by the 'father of ACC' in the 60s should be used to address contemporary challenges such as climate change and public health issues, says Richard Gaskins. The relevance of Sir Owen Woodhouse's groundbreaking 1967 report is examined ... More >>

Researcher Calls For More Genetic Testing In Diabetes

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 12:11 pm | University of Auckland

Professor of medicine Rinki Murphy is calling for greater use of genetic testing to get the correct diabetes diagnosis. Endocrinologist Professor Rinki Murphy is calling for more genetic testing for a rare type of diabetes. A leading diabetes ... More >>

Big Little Lies? Disinformation In The 2023 Election Campaign

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 9:42 am | University of Auckland

Analysis of Facebook posts by political parties in the lead up to the election shows disinformation remains “largely the forte of fringe parties,” says Dr Mona Krewel, director of the Internet, Social Media and Politics Research Lab at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria ... More >>

Rural Students Face Educational Barriers To Medical Training

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 5:21 am | University of Auckland

Students from rural schools are disadvantaged when applying to enter medical programmes by lower attainment levels at those schools. Students applying to enter medical programmes in Aotearoa New Zealand, after attending rural and regional schools, are disadvantaged ... More >>

Music Plagiarism: Let An Algorithm Be The Judge?

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 1:58 pm | University of Auckland

Ed Sheeran convinced a jury this year that he didn’t rip off Marvin Gaye’s `Let’s Get It On.’ By way of contrast, Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke earlier failed to establish that `Blurred Lines’ wasn’t a copy of Gaye’s `Got to Give It Up.’ ... More >>

A Tribute To Distinguished Professor Richie Poulton

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 2:41 pm | University of Auckland

By Sir Peter Gluckman I have lost a close friend and collaborator, and New Zealand has lost an intellectual giant with the passing of Distinguished Professor Richie Poulton. Richie did so much to advance our understanding of human development and ... More >>

Good News For World’s Rarest Marine Dolphin?

Friday, 29 September 2023, 11:02 am | University of Auckland

The world’s rarest marine dolphin, New Zealand’s Māui, is getting younger. The tiny population – only about 54 Māui dolphins remain – lives off the west coast of the North Island. <img src="" ... More >>





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