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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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Tackling fake news, soft news and sound bite journalism

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Tackling fake news, soft news and sound bite journalism

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tackling fake news, soft news and sound bite journalism “We are trying to ask the big questions behind the news,” says Dr Maria Armoudian, the founding director of the Faculty of Arts-based Project for Public Interest Media (PPIM). “We want to elevate critical thinking, raise the level […]

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Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism Conference

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism Conference

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism Conference An innovative and exciting conference series is due to begin on the 13th and 14th February 2018 at the University of Auckland, at its Fale Pasifika complex. The conference is hosted by the University of Auckland and AUT, with the support […]

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New head of Psychology appointed at University of Auckland

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New head of Psychology appointed at University of Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New head of Psychology appointed at University of Auckland A pioneering speech communication researcher has been appointed to lead the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland. Professor Suzanne Purdy has been a leading researcher in communication disorders for more than 20 years and […]

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New degree goes global

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New degree goes global

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New degree goes global The University of Auckland is launching a new degree aimed at exploring and tackling the big issues in an increasingly globalised world. The Bachelor of Global Studies, offered for the first time in New Zealand, is a brand new interdisciplinary programme with four […]

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First global invasive species list compiled at University of Auckland

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on First global invasive species list compiled at University of Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: First global invasive species list compiled at University of Auckland The Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species (GRIIS) is the first open-access, evidence-based information platform for invasive species which threaten the survival of mammals, birds and plants across the globe. The idea for the […]

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‘Great opportunity’ for supermarkets to encourage healthy food choices

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on ‘Great opportunity’ for supermarkets to encourage healthy food choices

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Great opportunity’ for supermarkets to encourage healthy food choices New Zealand supermarkets vary greatly in the healthiness of their food environments and have a great opportunity to create food environments to promote healthier choices, according to new research. On average, two-thirds of supermarket food promotions […]

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University expands its rural doctor training to Taranaki

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University expands its rural doctor training to Taranaki

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: University expands its rural doctor training to Taranaki The University of Auckland and Taranaki DHB, along with local leaders and health professionals will welcome 18 year five medical students to Hawera Hospital on Monday, to launch the University’s regional-rural medical programme in Taranaki. University of […]

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Research aimed at discovering why some don’t re-offend

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Research aimed at discovering why some don’t re-offend

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Research aimed at discovering why some don’t re-offend Men previously imprisoned for sexual offending but who have not re-offended for at least five years are being asked to take part in research being carried out at the University of Auckland. Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist […]

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Property conference on trends, insights and challenges

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Property conference on trends, insights and challenges

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Property conference on trends, insights and challenges How property-owners’ decision-making influenced the Christchurch rebuild, challenges to commercial landlords posed by the rising co-working culture, and a new approach to managing Māori land are among the topics being covered at a major international property research conference […]

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Ship noise affects ability of marine species to communicate

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Ship noise affects ability of marine species to communicate

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Ship noise affects ability of marine species to communicate University of Auckland scientists have carried out the first-ever large scale investigation into the effects of ship noise in the waters of the Hauraki Gulf. The research shows a significant reduction in the amount of “communication […]

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Dame Cheryll Sotheran, 11 October 1945-30 December 2017

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Dame Cheryll Sotheran, 11 October 1945-30 December 2017

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Dame Cheryll Sotheran, 11 October 1945-30 December 2017 Distinguished Alumna of the University of Auckland, Dame Cheryll Sotheran, died aged 72 on 30 December 2017. Renowned for her commitment to biculturalism, she created the role of Kaihautū, a Māori counterpart to her own position as […]

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Social venture gives sanitary supplies for women in need at Christmas

By   /  December 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Social venture gives sanitary supplies for women in need at Christmas

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Social venture gives sanitary supplies for women in need at Christmas We are used to giving food and toys to people in need around Christmas, but one social enterprise wants to make sure they get another often-overlooked female necessity – sanitary products. Feel Good Period, […]

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Students off to Latin America and Asia thanks to PM

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Students off to Latin America and Asia thanks to PM

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Students off to Latin America and Asia thanks to PM The lion’s share of Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia and Latin America were awarded to University of Auckland students in the latest funding round. In total 58 University of Auckland students will share over half a million […]

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Fan page followers and how firms can attract and engage them

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Fan page followers and how firms can attract and engage them

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Fan page followers and how firms can attract and engage them Are you a Quiet Follower, a Cheerleader or a Peacock? A researcher at the University of Auckland has categorised people who follow companies on social media according to how they behave on the so-called […]

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Festive season accentuates isolation of dying older people

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Festive season accentuates isolation of dying older people

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Festive season accentuates isolation of dying older people Older people lack support from their communities towards the end of their lives, with many becoming progressively more socially isolated before their death. Both older people and their families and whānau require support which is tailored to […]

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Potential new treatment and blood test for babies born too small

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Potential new treatment and blood test for babies born too small

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Potential new treatment and blood test for babies born too small New Zealand research could pave the way for a new, safe treatment for babies whose growth in the womb is stunted by problems with the placenta. The research team have also discovered a possible basis for […]

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Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies?

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies?

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies? Want to know if you are being targeted on Facebook by food and beverage companies? Teenagers will be able to see what food and drink companies are targeting them via Facebook thanks to a new browser extension created […]

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Treatment for Huntington’s could be step closer

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Treatment for Huntington’s could be step closer

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Treatment for Huntington’s could be step closer Scientists believe they have identified one of the very earliest changes in the brain that results in Huntington’s Disease and that the discovery holds a vital clue to developing the first-ever treatment for the disease. An international research team led […]

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New director of MedTech CoRE

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New director of MedTech CoRE

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New director of MedTech CoRE Professor Merryn Tawhai, Deputy Director of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), has been named as the new Director of The Medical Technologies Centre of Research Excellence (MedTech CoRE), hosted at the University of Auckland. Professor Tawhai, who has been a co-deputy director […]

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