Inside June 2020: Steven Dakin and eye health; Merryn Gott's survey about Covid-19; Tamasailau Suaalii and youth justice; Folko Boermans' doco inspired by Richard Faull; Business School's initiative to support businesses; plus news and research.
Professor Steven Dakin, Head of the University of Auckland's School of Optometry and Vision Science, says New Zealand has an issue with eye-health inequity.
Professor Merryn Gott and a team of researchers are investigating how the lockdown affected older people, and would love them to write her letters.
Thirty years ago Brently Ford, now 80, went to an open day at the University of Auckland Med School. That's when he decided he wanted to donate his brain. A documentary about why will appear in Doc Edge this month.
Dr Antje Fiedler, a senior lecturer at the Graduate School of Management, has been co-ordinating a pro bono business advisory group that's helping out businesses affected by Covid-19.
Associate Professor Tamasailau Suaalii, who specialises in criminology in the Pacific, has real concerns about the way in which the youth justice system deals with young Māori and Pacific people.
Professor Robin Kearns from the School of Environment reminisces about our enforced slowdown through lockdown.
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Professor Susan Morton says Covid-19 has heightened the need to upgrade technology to keep up with the Growing Up in New Zealand study children.
Dr Marama Muru-Lanning, director of the James Henare Māori Research Centre, and University of Auckland colleagues have a Health Research Council grant to assess the impact of Covid-19 on kaumātua and tikanga.
Te Kūaha aims to teach language and tikanga to staff and students.
Professor Keith Petrie and a group of students from the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences recently visited Stanford University, just in the nick of time.
Peter Adams says there's nothing wrong with thinking about your own death: it's part of life. He's written a book about it.