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Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s team has spent today telling people working in the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics that they may no longer have a job. McCutcheon’s decision to axe 5.5 full-time equivalent jobs, equal to 30 per cent of those working in European languages, suggests he does not see […]

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Communications’ student finds ghost in music box

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Communications’ student finds ghost in music box

Source: University Of Auckland Imagine a drag queen ghost in corsets who lives inside a music box. That’s just one of the characters in University Bachelor of Communications student Rose Goldthorp’s 90-minute feature film, A Ghost in Corsets, which premieres at Devonport’s cinema – The Vic. on 2 September. Rose, 20, who is in her […]

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Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

Source: Tertiary Education Union On today of all days, it should not escape everyone’s notice that at the same time teachers are standing together for an education system that values and attracts new and incredible people to teach our kids, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Stuart McCutcheon is cutting the jobs of the very people we need […]

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Final weeks for school leavers to claim scholarships

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Final weeks for school leavers to claim scholarships

Source: University of Auckland (2) Taranaki’s Ekta Bagga has been living for free in one of New Zealand’s most expensive cities. The Bachelor of Health Sciences student received a Top Achiever Scholarship worth $20,000 from the University of Auckland to assist with her first year of study, and is encouraging other school leavers to consider […]

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Kiwi scientist makes major international breakthrough

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Kiwi scientist makes major international breakthrough

Source: University of Auckland (2) A kiwi physicist has discovered the energy difference between two quantum states in the helium atom with unprecedented accuracy, a ground-breaking discovery that contributes to our understanding of the universe and space-time and rivals the work of the world’s most expensive physics project, the Large Hadron Collider. Our understanding of […]

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VR takes property students new places

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on VR takes property students new places

Source: University of Auckland (2) Virtual reality (VR) field trips are now being used to teach students about construction and leaky homes at the University of Auckland Business School, as the technology revolutionizes imaging in the property industry. From this month, Bachelor of Property students in the stage one course “Introduction to Property” are being […]

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Tiny fruit flies unravelling the secrets to end of life

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Tiny fruit flies unravelling the secrets to end of life

Source: University Of Auckland “It controls everything from behaviour to physiology. The primary implication in this study is that death, at least in flies, can be reliably predicted in clock gene expression.” “We used the flies as a model because we can monitor the circadian clock rhythms in the living flies right down to cycling […]

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Power to the people: Building local and community energy

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Power to the people: Building local and community energy

Source: University Of Auckland Māori and local communities have a vital role to play in New Zealand’s transition to a low carbon economy. That is the view of University of Auckland politics lecturer Dr Julie MacArthur and sociologist Dr Steve Matthewman who have initiated New Zealand’s first forum for Local and Community Energy, meeting in […]

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Colombia new hot spot for scholarship students

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Colombia new hot spot for scholarship students

Source: University of Auckland (2) Once known as one of the world’s most notorious cities during the reign of Pablo Escobar and the Medellin cartel, Medellin in Colombia is hot again, but this time for the right reasons. The city is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations among young New Zealanders benefitting from […]

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Latin American scholarships

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Latin American scholarships

Source: University Of Auckland Once known as one of the world’s most notorious cities during the reign of Pablo Escobar and the Medellin cartel, Medellin in Colombia is hot again, but this time for the right reasons. The city is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations among young New Zealanders benefitting from the […]

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Mending tiny hearts

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Mending tiny hearts

Source: University Of Auckland A University of Auckland bioengineer is part of an international team whose research will help doctors mend tiny hearts. Dr Jichao Zhao worked with researchers from Britain and Denmark using micro-CT to examine tiny donated baby hearts with Congenital Heart Disease.  His role was to develop special algorithms for data analysis. […]

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Biopesticides a “massive opportunity” for NZ kiwifruit industry

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Biopesticides a “massive opportunity” for NZ kiwifruit industry

Source: University Of Auckland As consumer demand for residue-free produce rises, New Zealand’s kiwifruit industry would benefit from fast-tracking its shift towards biopesticides, a University of Auckland researcher says. Through her internship at Plant & Food Research, Madeleine Trusewich determined that “shifting sooner rather than later to biocontrol would be a massive opportunity for New […]

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Next generation of leaders called for Kupe Leadership Scholarships

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Next generation of leaders called for Kupe Leadership Scholarships

Source: University Of Auckland Just as Kupe bravely sailed across the Pacific for an unknown land, the same courageous spirit is sought in the first intake of Kupe Leadership Scholars at the University of Auckland. Students from around the country with high aspirations for New Zealand, a powerful wish to contribute, and who are already […]

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Professor Eric Topol of the Scripps Institute joins the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Professor Eric Topol of the Scripps Institute joins the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Source: University Of Auckland One the world’s foremost experts in digital medicine and esteemed academic in the US is to take up a position at the University of Auckland. Professor Eric Topol will start a fractional appointment in the National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI) in the School of Population Health headed by Professor Chris […]

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Time to cut back?

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Time to cut back?

Source: University Of Auckland The research proves it – the kiwi drinking culture leads directly to the emergency department. New Zealand has ranked 2nd out of 28 countries for the proportion  of injury cases presenting to emergency departments who had consumed alcohol in the preceding six hours, a result experts are linking to our binge […]

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Are you following a particular way of ‘eating healthily’?

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Are you following a particular way of ‘eating healthily’?

Source: University Of Auckland Following a particular diet for health or other reasons is nothing new, but the contemporary context has seen many different ‘healthy-eating’ regimes, such as Paleo, sugar-free or raw foods, become popular. University of Auckland researchers are seeking people who follow particular ‘healthy eating’ guidelines to participate in a new study. The […]

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Growing kidney tissue simpler and faster will help fight disease

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Growing kidney tissue simpler and faster will help fight disease

Source: University Of Auckland New treatments for kidney diseases and inherited kidney disorders could result from new research that is revolutionising the way human kidney tissue is grown from stem cells. Growing tissue using ‘induced pluripotent stem cells’ (iPSCs) is work led by Associate Professor Alan Davidson (Head of the Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology) in […]

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Researchers call for cheaper, better screening for brain-threatening newborn condition

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Researchers call for cheaper, better screening for brain-threatening newborn condition

Source: University Of Auckland Babies may be missing out on treatment for a common, brain-threatening condition and others receiving unnecessary treatment due to the wide use of a screening test known to be unsuitable. Auckland researchers have now shown that a more accurate test is cheaper in the long run – delivering potential annual savings […]

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We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

Source: Tertiary Education Union Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) […]

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We welcome world renowned 3D Printing researcher

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on We welcome world renowned 3D Printing researcher

Source: University of Auckland (2) Multi-award-winning product design developer and engineering researcher Professor Olaf Diegel will join the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019. The University is delighted to welcome Professor Diegel, its third appointee under the Government’s Entrepreneurial Universities programme. He is a New Zealander returning to take up a new […]

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