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Philosopher heads up bioethics panel

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Philosopher heads up bioethics panel

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Philosopher heads up bioethics panel A philosopher from the Faculty of Arts is one of two University of Auckland academics convening the first bioethics panel in New Zealand focused on the ethical and social challenges to eradicating invasive predators.  Dr Emily Parke, who specialises in […]

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New Auckland History focus

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New Auckland History focus

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Auckland History focus A new initiative focused on understanding Auckland’s past in all its diversity and vibrancy is being launched at the University of Auckland. The Auckland History Initiative, which has come out of the Faculty of Arts History Discipline, aims to start […]

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New Auckland History focus – The University of Auckland

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New Auckland History focus – The University of Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New Auckland History focus – The University of Auckland A new initiative focused on understanding Auckland’s past in all its diversity and vibrancy is being launched at the University of Auckland. The Auckland History Initiative, which has come out of the Faculty of Arts History […]

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The Power of stories: Researching and Engaging with Sports Media

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on The Power of stories: Researching and Engaging with Sports Media

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: The Power of stories: Researching and Engaging with Sports Media New Zealand is considered a country of sports fans, but do we ever consider the meanings and effects of sport in people’s lives?   Professor Toni Bruce of the University of Auckland is a former news […]

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Students to forge links with Latin America

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Students to forge links with Latin America

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Students to forge links with Latin America A South American adventure awaits two University of Auckland students who have received Prime Minister’s Scholarships to Latin America (PMSLA). Commerce student Lauren Wilks, from Nelson, will undertake a 20 week exchange programme at Mexico’s Tecnológico de […]

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Dairy intolerance real – “not in people’s heads”

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Dairy intolerance real – “not in people’s heads”

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dairy intolerance real – “not in people’s heads” For the first time, scientists have shown that dairy intolerance is a physiological condition distinct from lactose intolerance, and not “all in people’s heads”. “Lots of people suspect that they have some intolerance to dairy foods, […]

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Digging Deep: Developing Second/Foreign Language Expertise

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Digging Deep: Developing Second/Foreign Language Expertise

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Digging Deep: Developing Second/Foreign Language Expertise Ever tried to learn a language but failed miserably? It may not be your fault, according to a University of Auckland academic, who has attempted at learning five languages himself. Professor Lawrence Zhang will traverse his 40 years’ experience […]

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Kids with weight issues at high risk of emotional and behavioural problems: study

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Kids with weight issues at high risk of emotional and behavioural problems: study

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Kids with weight issues at high risk of emotional and behavioural problems: study A new, in-depth study of New Zealand children and teenagers seeking help with weight issues has found their emotional health and wellbeing is, on average, markedly worse than that of children without […]

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Academic’s dedication to refugees and students recognised

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Academic’s dedication to refugees and students recognised

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Academic’s dedication to refugees and students recognised A University of Auckland academic whose career has been centred on working alongside refugees has been recognised with a national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award. Associate Professor Jay Marlowe from the Faculty of Education and Social Work has received […]

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Low blood sugars in newborns linked to later difficulties

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Low blood sugars in newborns linked to later difficulties

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Low blood sugars in newborns linked to later difficulties A newborn condition affecting one in six babies has been linked to impairment in some high-level brain functions that shows up by age 4.5 years. Researchers found that children who had experienced low blood sugar levels […]

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New tool to help distribute resources by identifying areas of need

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New tool to help distribute resources by identifying areas of need

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New tool to help distribute resources by identifying areas of need Research by the University of Auckland has created a new way of measuring social deprivation in New Zealand that could assist agencies to distribute resources better. The New Zealand Deprivation Index (NZDep) has been […]

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The biological chorus beneath the waves of the Hauraki Gulf

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on The biological chorus beneath the waves of the Hauraki Gulf

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: The biological chorus beneath the waves of the Hauraki Gulf The most comprehensive acoustic study of marine life in the Hauraki Gulf has recorded the whales, dolphins, snapping shrimp and sea urchins that create an ‘orchestra-like’ sound beneath the waves. University of Auckland PhD candidate […]

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Sociologist’s book Man-Made Woman coming out

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Sociologist’s book Man-Made Woman coming out

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Sociologist’s book Man-Made Woman coming out On the 27th of July, 2015, Dr Colin Cremin, a senior lecturer in Sociology at the University of Auckland, dressed up as woman and arrived on campus ready to give a lecture to 100 students. She was sporting high […]

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Rise in e-cigarettes linked to rise in smokers quitting, say researchers

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Rise in e-cigarettes linked to rise in smokers quitting, say researchers

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Rise in e-cigarettes linked to rise in smokers quitting, say researchers New research studying United States smokers has shown the recent rise in e-cigarette use in that country is getting more smokers quitting, according to Professor Chris Bullen of the University of Auckland. Dr Bullen, a […]

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Migration, diversity and the changing face of New Zealand

By   /  July 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Migration, diversity and the changing face of New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Migration, diversity and the changing face of New Zealand The changing face of migration in an increasingly diverse society will be the focus of this year’s University of Auckland Winter Lecture series, Nation Transformed: the place of migration in 21st century Aotearoa-New Zealand. Marking 30 […]

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Official opening of new science facilities

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Official opening of new science facilities

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Official opening of new science facilities Our state-of-the-art science building incorporating leading-edge design in teaching and learning facilities will be officially opened by Prime Minister Bill English today. Home to the Schools of Chemistry, Environment and Psychology, the world-class facilities have dedicated design spaces and […]

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Experts call for action to fill gaps on healthy food policies

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Experts call for action to fill gaps on healthy food policies

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Experts call for action to fill gaps on healthy food policies New Zealand needs major improvements in food policies if it is going to seriously tackle the country’s obesity epidemic, according to findings in the University of Auckland’s second Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) […]

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Raise your glass to knowledge

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Raise your glass to knowledge

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Raise your glass to knowledge Auckland is the latest city to join a worldwide initiative to transform bars into lecture theatres. The University of Auckland is hosting a Raising the Bar event on August 29, when leading academics will give 20 free talks at 10 […]

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Student success at Asia-Pacific mediation competition

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Student success at Asia-Pacific mediation competition

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Student success at Asia-Pacific mediation competition A team from the Auckland Law School placed second overall at the inaugural International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Australia Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition, held in Melbourne earlier this month. The team, consisting of students Matthew Jackson, Rima Shenoy, Tunisia […]

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Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland. From modest residential projects to large-scale civic commissions, local […]

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