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6 December 2019

Opinion: Bill Hodge from the Law School has produced an A-Z guide to impeachment and the controversies around Trump’s presidency that may see the process proceed.

Giving

  • 6 December 2019

    Thanks to the support of the Ralph & Eve Seelye Charitable Trust, 54 students since 2014 have received a life-changing boost to help them through University.

  • 6 December 2019

    After six infusions at the Auckland Cancer Trials Centre (ACTC) from April to October 2019, Rose Marie Letcher has had good news. “Most of the mass has gone!”

  • Wendy Kerr with student creative technologists in the Unleash Space

    28 November 2019

    There have been more than 23,000 gifts to the For All Our Futures campaign and thousands of people have benefited, from students and faculties to the community, the country and ultimately the world. Ingenio talks to three pairs of donors and recipients.

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Politics and law

  • 6 December 2019

    Attorney-General David Parker has appointed Professor Janet McLean, from Auckland Law School, a Queen’s Counsel (QC). She joins alumni Stephen Hunter and Jonathan Temm as newly appointed Silks.

  • 6 December 2019

    Opinion: Bill Hodge from the Law School has produced an A-Z guide to impeachment and the controversies around Trump’s presidency that may see the process proceed.

  • 3 December 2019

    The rise of populism and nationalism in some of the world’s leading democracies, along with declining trust in political institutions, has led to questions over whether democracy can survive.

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Science and technology

  • 4 December 2019

    Artificial neurons on silicon chips that behave just like the real thing have been invented by a team of international scientists, including University of Auckland’s Professor Julian Paton.

  • 3 December 2019

    The rise of populism and nationalism in some of the world’s leading democracies, along with declining trust in political institutions, has led to questions over whether democracy can survive.

  • 28 November 2019

    There’s no shortage of enthusiasts – students and teachers alike – keen to be involved in space research at the University of Auckland. Owen Poland meets some of those launching themselves into the final frontier.

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University news

  • 6 December 2019

    Attorney-General David Parker has appointed Professor Janet McLean, from Auckland Law School, a Queen’s Counsel (QC). She joins alumni Stephen Hunter and Jonathan Temm as newly appointed Silks.

  • 6 December 2019

    A faculty-led haka and the unveiling of a pou whenua at the dawn blessing of Te Herenga Mātai Pūkaha demonstrates just how far we've come.

  • 25 November 2019

    Coming to study in another country with an unfamiliar culture and often a different language can be daunting for international students, but the right support at the right time can make all the difference.

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