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Unique chemistry – which one day might help fight serious disease – found in the New Zealand glowworm

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Unique chemistry – which one day might help fight serious disease – found in the New Zealand glowworm

Source: University of Otago Headline: Unique chemistry – which one day might help fight serious disease – found in the New Zealand glowworm Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:17pm Dr Miriam Sharpe, Department of Biochemistry. University of Otago researchers have helped uncover how New Zealand glowworms produce their glow. A multi-year study of the bioluminescence produced […]

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Nursing showcase promotes shared knowledge in Northland

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nursing showcase promotes shared knowledge in Northland

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nursing showcase promotes shared knowledge in Northland Around 35 nurses from the Tai Tokerau region came together to find out about new research carried out by NorthTec’s nursing department and other nurses in Northland. The second annual Nursing Showcase, held at the Raumanga campus, explored topics like the importance […]

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World leader in Augmented Reality joins University

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on World leader in Augmented Reality joins University

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: World leader in Augmented Reality joins University One of the world’s pioneers in researching and commercialising Augmented Reality (AR) will join the University of Auckland under the Entrepreneurial Universities programme established by the previous government. Professor Mark Billinghurst, who co-founded ARToolWorks – one of the first AR […]

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New work by Frances Hodgkins Fellow on display in latest Hocken exhibition

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New work by Frances Hodgkins Fellow on display in latest Hocken exhibition

Source: University of Otago Headline: New work by Frances Hodgkins Fellow on display in latest Hocken exhibition Monday, 19 February 2018 12:58pm Campbell Patterson. Campbell Patterson has drawn on the detritus of his surroundings for his latest exhibition, opening at the Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena this week.toot floor, which includes painting, film, and […]

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Waikato: You’ve come to the right place

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato: You’ve come to the right place

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waikato: You’ve come to the right place New students were officially welcomed to the University of Waikato today. More than 1000 of them came to Te Kohinga Mārama Marae on the Hamilton campus for a pōwhiri, to hear speeches of welcome plus helpful hints on making the […]

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Newly announced patrons help tackle loneliness in older kiwis

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Newly announced patrons help tackle loneliness in older kiwis

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Newly announced patrons help tackle loneliness in older kiwis 19 Feb, 2018 Sir Bob Harvey and Professor Max Abbott (CNZM) have been appointed as co-patrons of the Silver Line Charitable Trust New Zealand.Sir Bob Harvey and Professor Max Abbott (CNZM) have been appointed as co-patrons […]

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Tips for fast-tracking your career

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tips for fast-tracking your career

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tips for fast-tracking your career Massey University career development consultant Grant Verhoeven and Massey Business School lecturer Dr Luk Swiatek suggest some quick tips toward fast tracking your career in 2018.  Their suggestions about how to get your career firing on all cylinders, are based on thousands of […]

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Seen a sick starfish lately? Scientists would like to know

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Seen a sick starfish lately? Scientists would like to know

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Seen a sick starfish lately? Scientists would like to know A wasting disease is killing starfish around the world and now scientists are concerned that a change in sea temperatures might mean the disease could start to have an effect on New Zealand starfish species. Professor Mary […]

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Newest distinguished professors join elite group

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Newest distinguished professors join elite group

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Newest distinguished professors join elite group Professor Anderson Scientists Marti Anderson and Nigel French have been appointed distinguished professors, a title bestowed on up to 15 Massey University professors who have achieved outstanding international eminence in their fields. They were confirmed by Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas last week. […]

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Molecular installation gateway to Division of Sciences

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Molecular installation gateway to Division of Sciences

Source: University of Otago Headline: Molecular installation gateway to Division of Sciences Wednesday, 14 February 2018 4:35pm The 12.5 tonne molecular network entrance towers over the entrance to the Division of Sciences. Photo: supplied. A 12.5 tonne, three-storey tall steel representation of a molecular network has become the “gateway” to the University of Otago’s Division […]

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Waikato students take leading roles in opera

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato students take leading roles in opera

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waikato students take leading roles in opera Festival Opera’s season of Madame Butterfly opens at the Napier Municipal Theatre this week, and four Waikato students will take the lead alongside international opera stars. Festival Opera exists to showcase the home grown talent of New Zealand, and through youth […]

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Danish economists consult with Massey property team

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Danish economists consult with Massey property team

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Danish economists consult with Massey property team His Excellency, Ambassador Tom Nørring, Danish Ambassador to New Zealand; Mr Curt Lilliegreen, Mr Michael Harboe Møller, Mr Kasper Herrig Thorndal and Ms Shangitha Satgunalingam from the Centre for Housing Economics, Denmark; and Dr Pushpa Wood, Mr David White and Associate Professor […]

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Christchurch researcher easing the pain of gout

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Christchurch researcher easing the pain of gout

Source: University of Otago Headline: Christchurch researcher easing the pain of gout Wednesday, 14 February 2018 10:31am A Christchurch rheumatologist has won New Zealand’s top prize for research into how increasing dosages of gout medicines can dramatically improve patients’ lives. Professor Lisa Stamp’s study showed it was safe and effective to increase doses of a crucial […]

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Resurgence of a monster classic

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Resurgence of a monster classic

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Resurgence of a monster classic © 2016 TOHO CO. LTD. Godzilla and the character design are trademarks of Toho Co. Ltd. Shin Godzilla will play at Massey’s Auckland campus on March 7. Japan is plunged into chaos with the appearance of a giant monster in Shin Godzilla – […]

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Nano-scale science helps prize-winning Otago scientist make a big impact

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Nano-scale science helps prize-winning Otago scientist make a big impact

Source: University of Otago Headline: Nano-scale science helps prize-winning Otago scientist make a big impact Tuesday, 13 February 2018 4:36pm [embedded content] A University of Otago scientist at the forefront of developing applications from tiny science to powering a new technology sector has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize. Dr Carla Meledandri […]

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Third vaccine dose needed to protect young New Zealanders from mumps outbreak

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Third vaccine dose needed to protect young New Zealanders from mumps outbreak

Source: University of Otago Headline: Third vaccine dose needed to protect young New Zealanders from mumps outbreak Tuesday, 13 February 2018 2:49pm Dr Ayesha Verrall from the University of Otago, Wellington, calls for urgent action to protect young people from the mumps outbreak. Urgent and proactive action is needed to protect young people from the […]

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Welcome to Otago – take care of yourself and others

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Welcome to Otago – take care of yourself and others

Source: University of Otago Headline: Welcome to Otago – take care of yourself and others Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:09pm University of Otago proctor Dave Scott encourages students to have fun but look after themselves during the lead up to the 2018 academic year. The University of Otago is preparing to welcome students for the […]

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Alex does a great juggling act

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Alex does a great juggling act

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Alex does a great juggling act NorthTec conservation student Alex Going does a great job of juggling work, studies and parenting as she progresses towards gaining her degree. Alex, from Whangarei, is mother to two young boys aged 16 months and 11. She is halfway through her studies at […]

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First study published connecting challenges of food allergies with personality traits

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on First study published connecting challenges of food allergies with personality traits

Source: University of Otago Headline: First study published connecting challenges of food allergies with personality traits Tuesday, 13 February 2018 11:26am University of Otago research has shown that personality traits can impact those living with food allergies. Credit: Creative Commons. University of Otago researchers have broken new ground in the area of food allergies, with […]

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Stop sign behaviour causes concern

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Stop sign behaviour causes concern

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Stop sign behaviour causes concern Video footage showed one in three drivers fail to stop at stop signs, even when there is a vehicle approaching from another direction After Dr Andrew Gilbey was fined for not stopping at a stop sign, he noticed a lot of other drivers […]

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