July 2020

Inside July 2020: Lara Greaves: My Story; Peter Hunter, always innovating at the ABI; Tim Dare and Ed Gane on the threat of Hepatitis C; Karamia Müller on Black Lives Matter; Poetry winners; Covid-19 archive collection call.

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Cover story

Dr Lara Greaves: Aku Kōrero (My Story)

Lara  is taking on the challenge of Māori politics, policy and protest.

Features

The challenge of copyright

Melanie Johnson explains the challenges faced by universities all over New Zealand when they went into lockdown and students didn't have all their books. 
 

Peter Hunter's MedTech Mind

The Auckland Bioengineering Institute is known globally for its innovation. Its director, Distinguisher Professor Peter Hunter, plans to grow it further. 
 

A sleeping virus people may not know they have

Professor Ed Gane has saved the life of Professor Tim Dare. Now the two are pairing up to explain why it's important to be tested for Hepatitis C. 
 

Tertiary Foundation students unlock their poetic minds

During lockdown, students doing the Tertiary Foundation Certificate entered a poetry competition called Lockdown Breakout. The results were impressive.

Regular items

Other stories on the PDF only

Snapshots: Dr Miro Erkintalo, Staff Survey, Dame Jane Harding public lecture, Ngā Roimata o Ranginui

Good to Know
Moving up the top 100
Anti-vax growth
Call for contributions to the Special Collections Covid-19 archive
Stress link to eating disorders
Fitness during the pandemic
Carol Mutch: research excellence medal 

Arts and Culture

Peter Robinson: creating a new world online

Books: Gearing Up;  Colin Maiden, an Energetic Life Revisited; You Have a Lot to Lose: A Memoir (C.K.Stead)

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