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Smartphone app developed to manage drinking

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Smartphone app developed to manage drinking

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Smartphone app developed to manage drinking New Zealanders who want to self-manage their “hazardous” drinking may soon have a smartphone app to help them. A new version of the popular American designed smartphone app, ‘Step Away’ can now be developed and tested to help […]

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New book studies war, myths and fairy tales

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New book studies war, myths and fairy tales

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New book studies war, myths and fairy tales Two University of Auckland academics have used their friendship and complementary academic interests to co-edit a series of books on war. Associate Professor Maartje Abbenhuis and Dr Sara Buttsworth of the School of Humanities latest book, War, […]

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Jon Stephenson’s back story in Hit and Run revealed in academic’s book, Reporting from the Danger Zone.

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Jon Stephenson’s back story in Hit and Run revealed in academic’s book, Reporting from the Danger Zone.

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Jon Stephenson’s back story in Hit and Run revealed in academic’s book, Reporting from the Danger Zone. After a member of the country’s Special Forces was killed during a raid in Afghanistan, Jon Stephenson, co-author of Hit and Run, sought to fact-check what he believed […]

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New tests help better stroke outcomes

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New tests help better stroke outcomes

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New tests help better stroke outcomes Stroke patient rehabilitation can now be improved with a simple process that is helping therapists accurately predict how well their patients will regain the use of their hands and arms after a stroke. University of Auckland researchers led by […]

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Pebbles, Mars and a maths problem that took 10 years

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Pebbles, Mars and a maths problem that took 10 years

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Pebbles, Mars and a maths problem that took 10 years In 2012 NASA’s Curiosity rover sent home stunning images of rounded pebbles on Mars. It seemed plausible these pebbles acquired their rounded shape after being exposed to water, most likely an ancient river. But the […]

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New role to develop international MedTech partnerships

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New role to develop international MedTech partnerships

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New role to develop international MedTech partnerships Developing more international partnerships and investor opportunities for medical technology is the focus of Dr Diana Siew’s new role as strategic partnership specialist for the University of Auckland’s bioengineering institute. Her role with the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI […]

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Expanded rural health medical training proposed

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Expanded rural health medical training proposed

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Expanded rural health medical training proposed A joint initiative intended to solve New Zealand’s chronic shortage of rural health professionals is investigating the creation of a new school of rural health. The proposal to create a new national School of Rural Health is being looked […]

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Gut Bugs Trial launches in Auckland

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Gut Bugs Trial launches in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Gut Bugs Trial launches in Auckland A team of New Zealand researchers are embarking on a study that could lead to a breakthrough treatment for serious weight problems. The team, led by Professor Wayne Cutfield and Dr Justin O’Sullivan at the Liggins Institute within the […]

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Paddlers at the ready for the Great Waka Ama race

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Paddlers at the ready for the Great Waka Ama race

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Paddlers at the ready for the Great Waka Ama race World champions and those new to the sport of Waka Ama will make up the mix of crews paddling on the Waitemata Harbour this weekend for the annual University of Auckland Great Waka Ama […]

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Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotic medications by the time they are five years of age, according to new research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research – He Ara Ki Mua. The study […]

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Auckland scientists seek to shed light upon endometriosis

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Auckland scientists seek to shed light upon endometriosis

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Auckland scientists seek to shed light upon endometriosis It affects at least one in ten New Zealand women, can cause severe abdominal pain and fertility problems, and costs the public health system an estimated $1 billion a year. If you have endometriosis, or know […]

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University awards honorary degrees to prominent supporters

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University awards honorary degrees to prominent supporters

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University awards honorary degrees to prominent supporters Two prominent supporters of the University of Auckland, Julian Robertson KNZM and Roger France ONZM, will be awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of their major contributions to the University and wider community. Each will receive an Honorary […]

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Finding Mont Liggins's babies

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Finding Mont Liggins's babies

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Finding Mont Liggins’s babies On the Newsroom, Eloise Gibson tells the remarkable story of Liggins Institute scientists tracing a thousand 30-year-olds from the original medical trial of antenatal corticosteroids to prove the life-saving treatment for premature babies was safe. Read A remarkable tale of […]

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University of Auckland enters into partnership with essential news venture

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University of Auckland enters into partnership with essential news venture

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University of Auckland enters into partnership with essential news venture The University of Auckland is a leading supporter of Newsroom, a new independent current affairs and news website. Newsroom is being developed by former head of news at MediaWorks (which includes television channel Three) […]

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University film student wins at The Moa Awards

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University film student wins at The Moa Awards

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University film student wins at The Moa Awards When University of Auckland film graduate Hash Perambalam won the Best Self-Funded Short Film award at the Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards she got a selfie with actor Sam Neill to celebrate. Her film, Not Like […]

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University of Auckland to help New Zealanders become more Asia-savvy with new Asia-Pacific centre

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University of Auckland to help New Zealanders become more Asia-savvy with new Asia-Pacific centre

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University of Auckland to help New Zealanders become more Asia-savvy with new Asia-Pacific centre The University of Auckland welcomes the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith’s announcement to invest in three Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs) hosted or set up in collaboration […]

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Archaeology top in long line of firsts for University of Auckland

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Archaeology top in long line of firsts for University of Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Archaeology top in long line of firsts for University of Auckland The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts has scooped the bulk of the top rankings in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. QS’s analysis of subject-specific university performance lists the world’s […]

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University of Auckland ranked top university for Education

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University of Auckland ranked top university for Education

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University of Auckland ranked top university for Education The University of Auckland has been ranked 20th in the world for the subject of Education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject released today.  This is the highest ranking of any Education faculty in […]

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Legal academic shortlisted for international research award

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Legal academic shortlisted for international research award

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Legal academic shortlisted for international research award A research paper by Professor Craig Elliffe from the Auckland Law School has been shortlisted for the Frans Vanistendael 2017 Award for International Tax Law. It is one of just six research papers nominated for the prestigious […]

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Poll tax on immigrants could generate $1 billion a year for infrastructure and services

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Poll tax on immigrants could generate $1 billion a year for infrastructure and services

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Poll tax on immigrants could generate $1 billion a year for infrastructure and services A tax expert is calling for the introduction of a poll tax on immigrants to help fund the extra infrastructure and public service costs associated with New Zealand’s growing population. […]

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