Our people in the news
Our people are often featured in the media, being recognised for their significant discoveries and advances in modern medicine and medical sciences research. Browse recent coverage and highlights of our proud moments and achievements.
11 October 2018
Who are the happiest commuters? It's the cyclists, according to research by Dr Wild.
2 October 2018
Dr Petousis-Harris describes a recent anti-vaccination billboard as "unhelpful and quite untrue" when it comes to making informed decisions.
28 September 2018
Dr Moreland's team is developing a new test to detect rheumatic fever - read more in this New Zealand Herald article.
27 September 2018
Frazer placed second in the Falling Walls Lab competition with his presentation 'Breaking the Walls of vision loss'.
24 September 2018
Mark Thomas comments on the concerning rise in antibiotic resistance after an increase in CPE diagnoses.
23 September 2018
Is hearing loss just a function of age, or is society really getting noisier and making it worse? It's hard to say, according to David Welch.
16 September 2018
Siouxsie Wiles has been recognised as a kiwi trailblazer! This campaign celebrates the successes of kiwi women 125 years after women's suffrage was achieved.
17 September 2018
Professor Swinburn discusses whether fast food sponsorship of kids' sports has an impact on their obesity rates. Watch the interview here.
14 September 2018
While millenials may be known as 'generation sensible', Dr Jackson has observed a problematic drinking culture among New Zealand adolescents.
13 September 2018
Dr Loh is developing a new vaccine against rheumatic fever, and now the research has received a funding boost. Read about it here.
10 September 2018
Susan Morton discusses how the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study could help shape the future of te reo Māori on Māori Television.
6 September 2018
Dr Jacquie Kidd comments on the need to address racism in order to improve Māori Health. Find out more on Radio NZ.
4 September 2018
Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu says we need a national food policy to be adopted by our schools in this Newstalk ZB interview.