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Bioengineering graduate tackles sunburn

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Bioengineering graduate tackles sunburn

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bioengineering graduate tackles sunburn Ming Cheuk, who graduated from the University of Auckland today with a PhD in Bioengineering, is one of the brains behind an app being used worldwide to help people understand their risk of sunburn. UVLens® is a personalised sun safety […]

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Another marathon completed but this time it’s a PhD

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Another marathon completed but this time it’s a PhD

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Another marathon completed but this time it’s a PhD University of Auckland science graduate Charlotte Connell completes another marathon today but this time all she has to do is don cap and gown and walk on stage. Overcoming challenges and achieving major goals is […]

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Husband and wife graduate same day with same degree

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Husband and wife graduate same day with same degree

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Husband and wife graduate same day with same degree Francesca Casu and husband Davide Zazzaro like to joke they do everything together so it’s no surprise that today they graduate from the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Science with matching doctorates. The pair left […]

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Slow fashion in three fast minutes

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Slow fashion in three fast minutes

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Slow fashion in three fast minutes Buying too much stuff you don’t really need? Think that $5 t-shirt is saving you money? University of Auckland PhD researcher Miriam Seifert says it’s time for the fashion industry to slow down, and she can tell you […]

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PACER Plus agreement ‘not just trade but development’ – NZ chief negotiator

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PACER Plus agreement ‘not just trade but development’ – NZ chief negotiator

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Pacific Media Centre – Analysis published with permission of PMC Headline: PACER Plus agreement ‘not just trade but development’ – NZ chief negotiator By Brandon Ulfsby and Hele IkimotuA recent seminar has provided a closer look at the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus) deal […]

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Lactation hormone also helps a mother’s brain: Otago research

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Lactation hormone also helps a mother’s brain: Otago research

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Lactation hormone also helps a mother’s brain: Otago research Tuesday, 26 September 2017 12:11pm The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, University of Otago researchers have revealed for the […]

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‘Stanley the rata’ symbol of hope

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on ‘Stanley the rata’ symbol of hope

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ‘Stanley the rata’ symbol of hope ‘He iti te kōpara ka rērere i te puhi o te kahikatea’. Although the bellbird is small, it can reach the crown of the kahikatea. An endangered New Zealand tree has found a new home in the University’s Business […]

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Fascination Science – Ken Ono

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Fascination Science – Ken Ono

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fascination Science – Ken Ono Fascination Science delves into mathematics with Professor Ken Ono The tenth instalment of a free lecture series at Massey University will be given by a man so fascinated by a Mathematician that he would later help produce a Hollywood film […]

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US video shines light on Otago research into the mystery of how glowworms glow

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on US video shines light on Otago research into the mystery of how glowworms glow

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: US video shines light on Otago research into the mystery of how glowworms glow Monday, 25 September 2017 3:15pm Otago Department of Biochemistry glowworm bioluminescence research was recently showcased internationally on a US public radio website. A striking short video Science Friday- Shedding Light on […]

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New Library and Information qualifications launched by Open Polytechnic

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New Library and Information qualifications launched by Open Polytechnic

MIL OSI – Source: Open Polytechnic of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Library and Information qualifications launched by Open Polytechnic New Library and Information qualifications launched by Open Polytechnic Posted on 25 September 2017 A brand new suite of Library and Information Studies qualifications have been launched by Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s specialist […]

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Busy time at Geoff Wilson Gallery

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Busy time at Geoff Wilson Gallery

MIL OSI – Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Busy time at Geoff Wilson Gallery NorthTec’s Geoff Wilson Gallery will be buzzing this week, with three exhibitions opening tomorrow, and a community project under way. Collectively known as Marks on Paper, the initiative allows visitors to the gallery to immerse themselves in drawn imagery, and […]

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Defining social work in Aotearoa

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Defining social work in Aotearoa

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Defining social work in Aotearoa Associate Professor Kieran O’Donoghue co-authored Defining Social Work in Aotearoa with Dr Michael Dale and Hannah Mooney from the School of Social Work. A new book published by the Massey University Press looks back at the past 40 years of […]

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ACC’s computer-aided decision-making questioned by Otago experts

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on ACC’s computer-aided decision-making questioned by Otago experts

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago Headline: ACC’s computer-aided decision-making questioned by Otago experts Monday, 25 September 2017 9:45am University of Otago researchers are warning of the potential pitfalls in government departments using computer-based risk prediction models, as has been recently revealed through a controversial new tool used by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) […]

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Using dogs to sniff out lung cancer

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Using dogs to sniff out lung cancer

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Using dogs to sniff out lung cancer A University of Waikato lecturer is looking at how dogs can be used for lung cancer screening. The Waikato Medical Research Foundation has just given Tim Edwards 30,000 dollars to kick off the first part of the research. […]

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Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses New Zealand race horses fare better than those overseas. New research has shown that racehorses in New Zealand have a lower risk of injury than in other countries, with further work needed to explain why. The […]

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Student innovation winner wows Awards audience

By   /  September 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Student innovation winner wows Awards audience

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Student innovation winner wows Awards audience The World of WearableArt Awards has returned to Wellngton for another eye-catching season of wearable art design Kate Fisher’s winning entry in the student innovation section of the World of WearableArt Awards Fashion design student Kate Fisher has continued […]

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From telephone technician to app creator

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on From telephone technician to app creator

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: From telephone technician to app creator The University of Waikato’s literary journal Mayhem is now available on an app. It’s thanks to one of the university’s mature students Stephen Outram who developed and produced the app as part of a directed study. Steve was recently […]

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Matariki in English and te reo Māori

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Matariki in English and te reo Māori

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Matariki in English and te reo Māori Earlier this year, Dr Rangi Matamua’s book Matariki – The Star of the Year marked a resurgence in Māori astronomy. The book was written in English, but now Dr Matamua has launched the book in limited edition in […]

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Training and education support workers come together

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Training and education support workers come together

MIL OSI – Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Training and education support workers come together More than 60 training and educational support workers from throughout the Tai Tokerau region came together for a one-day hui at NorthTec’s Apprentice restaurant. Jointly organised by NorthTec and QRC Tai Tokerau Resort College, the event was the first […]

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New study shows General Practices at health training capacity

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New study shows General Practices at health training capacity

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: New study shows General Practices at health training capacity Friday, 22 September 2017 10:17am Dr Jed Hocart-Saunders (De Lautour Medical Centre) and Millie Keown (Dietetic student, University of Otago) A comprehensive survey in the lower North Island and South Island has revealed that general practices, […]

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