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Inside April UniNews

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Cover story

Reflections on the events of 15 March from the Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon, Head of Psychology Professor Sally Merry and poet and English Associate Professor Selina Tusitala Marsh.


Fellow fit for a queen: Associate Professor Erin Griffey receives rare international honour.

Gut instinct pays off: Dr Peng Du receives award in the name of great Kiwi scientist Alan MacDiarmid.

Lech Janczewski - His Story: from Poland to planes to cybersecurity.

Regular sections

News: Distinguished Alumni Awards; important change in decision-making for Māori and Pacific students; update on For All Our Futures; Hobson Street Theatre Company; School of Music gets an organ for all centuries; Polyfest and virtual reality.

Research in Brief: Rat tales: Dr James Russell; new device helps tighten things up below: Dr Jenny Kruger.

Art & Culture: University of Auckland Library turns 50; Fisher Art Gallery back in art action; poetry sharing with Samoa.

Māramatanga: Human rights, when are they right for Tonga? By Dr Melenaite Taumoefolau, senior lecturer at the Centre for Pacific Studies, Te Wānanga o Waipapa.


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2019 publication schedule

Copy deadline Publication (approx)
May Monday 15 April* Friday 3 May*
June Friday 17 May Friday 31 May
July Friday 14 June Friday 28 June
August Friday 19 July Friday 2 August
September Monday 19 August Monday 2 September
October Friday 20 September Thursday 3 October
November Thursday 18 October Friday 1 November
December Wednesay 20 November Wednesday 4 December

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