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Five actions to save our oceans

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Five actions to save our oceans

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Five actions to save our oceans Fresh from UN talks in New York, a University of Auckland doctoral student has drafted five key actions she says New Zealand must take now to protect our oceans. Emily Frost, who is completing her PhD in the Faculty […]

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Accolade for director of Bioengineering

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Accolade for director of Bioengineering

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Accolade for director of Bioengineering The Director of the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute (ABI) has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Sheffield, in the United Kingdom. Distinguished Professor Peter Hunter, who is renowned for his work in the fields of in […]

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New evidence animal behaviour regulated by interaction of tidal and circadian clocks

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New evidence animal behaviour regulated by interaction of tidal and circadian clocks

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New evidence animal behaviour regulated by interaction of tidal and circadian clocks A slater-like crustacean that lives in the sand on Auckland’s Piha beach has provided new evidence that animals have biological clocks influenced by the tide as well as the more familiar circadian clock […]

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Paying for the price of convenience

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Paying for the price of convenience

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Paying for the price of convenience Meals prepared at home are cheaper than popular takeaway meals, and most remained cheaper even when accounting for the cost of preparation time. This is the surprising finding of a University of Auckland study which compared the cost of […]

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Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award An obsession with tactile surfaces coupled with a desire to find fresh ways to meaningfully connect with place, formed part of the impetus behind a winning artwork by Elam School of Fine Arts graduate Jordan Davey-Emms. The 22-year-old won […]

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Failed fisheries management system costing NZ economy and environment, experts say

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Failed fisheries management system costing NZ economy and environment, experts say

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Failed fisheries management system costing NZ economy and environment, experts say Claims that New Zealand has a “world leading” system for sustainably managing fishing have been scientifically debunked, say an international team of fisheries experts in a paper published in a top United States journal. […]

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Going to sleep on your back increases the risk of stillbirth

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Going to sleep on your back increases the risk of stillbirth

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Going to sleep on your back increases the risk of stillbirth New University of Auckland research has found that women who go to sleep on their back in the last three months of pregnancy are almost four times more likely to experience a stillbirth. The […]

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List of top alien species invaders on islands

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on List of top alien species invaders on islands

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: List of top alien species invaders on islands Researchers have listed the top 15 alien species invaders most commonly found on islands around the world and their impacts on native flora and fauna. Using data from the Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species, the […]

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Auckland medical researcher first outside US to win prestigious prize

Published By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Auckland medical researcher first outside US to win prestigious prize

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland medical researcher first outside US to win prestigious prize An Auckland medical researcher who has led advances in the care of newborn babies has become the first person outside of the United States to win a prestigious prize. Distinguished Professor Jane Harding from the […]

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Queen’s Birthday honour for surgeon and student mentor

Published By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Queen’s Birthday honour for surgeon and student mentor

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Queen’s Birthday honour for surgeon and student mentor Professor Peter Gilling, a top surgeon and mentor to medical students at Tauranga Hospital, has been recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Professor Gilling was appointed as a Companion of the New Zealand Order of […]

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University of Auckland is New Zealand’s most innovative university in new rankings

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University of Auckland is New Zealand’s most innovative university in new rankings

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: University of Auckland is New Zealand’s most innovative university in new rankings The University of Auckland’s status as the most innovative university in New Zealand has been confirmed in the latest Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities rankings. In the list, which identifies and […]

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Aeronautics engineer named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Aeronautics engineer named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Aeronautics engineer named in Queen’s Birthday Honours Leading kiwi aeronautics engineer and educational innovator Karen Willcox, an alumna of the University of Auckland, has been named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday honours. Professor Willcox is Professor of […]

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Fake News and the New Zealand General Election

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Fake News and the New Zealand General Election

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Fake News and the New Zealand General Election What will the shape and potential effect of fake news be in the 2017 New Zealand General Election campaign? This question will be posed at a panel discussion at the University of Auckland on Thursday 8 June […]

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Bioengineers hold inaugural public lecture

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Bioengineers hold inaugural public lecture

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Bioengineers hold inaugural public lecture Imagine going to the doctor and seeing a personalised 3D model of your heart, lungs and gut flash up on a computer screen. This reality is not far off and to explain why and how, the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering […]

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Entrepreneurism champion recognised in honours list

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Entrepreneurism champion recognised in honours list

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Entrepreneurism champion recognised in honours list The fact we need to innovate to drive economic growth is now taken as read  – New  Zealand even has a Science and Innovation Minister. But this consciousness was born of a long, slow shift within business and government […]

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Study reveals relationship between how kids spend their time and their quality of life

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Study reveals relationship between how kids spend their time and their quality of life

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Study reveals relationship between how kids spend their time and their quality of life We all know that balance is vital for a healthy diet, but a new study suggests balance in how you spend your time is also key to a healthy life and […]

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Innovative exhibition awarded Museum medal

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Innovative exhibition awarded Museum medal

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Innovative exhibition awarded Museum medal An exhibition responding to global and social concerns created in collaboration with Dr Mark Harvey, from the University of Auckland, has won a 2017 New Zealand Museum Award. Held at Te Tuhi in Pakuranga, Share/Cheat/Unite curated by Bruce Phillips won […]

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Young Pacific researchers seek obesity circuit-breaker with Pacific youth

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Young Pacific researchers seek obesity circuit-breaker with Pacific youth

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Young Pacific researchers seek obesity circuit-breaker with Pacific youth Four young Pacific health researchers are working with Pacific teens and their communities to help break the intergenerational cycle of obesity and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The research builds on an ambitious international project that empowers […]

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Majority of TV food ads are unhealthy and target children – study finds

Published By   /  May 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Majority of TV food ads are unhealthy and target children – study finds

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Majority of TV food ads are unhealthy and target children – study finds The majority of foods advertised on New Zealand television are unhealthy, and most of those unhealthy food advertisements are specifically targeted at children, new research has found. The research, published in the […]

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Global head of Oxfam to visit University

Published By   /  May 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Global head of Oxfam to visit University

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Global head of Oxfam to visit University The global head of Oxfam International, Winnie Byanyima, will be a special guest of the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts on Monday 12 June. Born in Uganda, Ms Byanyima is renowned as a grassroots activist, human rights […]

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