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16 August 2019

Understanding how technology applies to music is an emerging area of both research and teaching at the School of Music, and being developed by lecturer and coordinator of Music Technology, Dr Fabio Morreale, who joined the school this year.

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  • 16 August 2019

    Understanding how technology applies to music is an emerging area of both research and teaching at the School of Music, and being developed by lecturer and coordinator of Music Technology, Dr Fabio Morreale, who joined the school this year.

  • 7 August 2019

    New Zealand needs to adapt to a Pacific future that is already here. That is the message from University of Auckland Pro-Vice Chancellor Pacific, Damon Salesa, who is one of 20 academics taking part in Raising the Bar 2019.

  • 5 August 2019

    A founding thinker in the field of Decolonial Studies, Professor Walter Mignolo from Duke University will feature in two free public events at the University of Auckland this month.

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Business and economy

  • 15 August 2019

    University of Auckland alumnus and Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Mitchell Pham, has been honoured in Ho Chi Minh City for his contribution to entrepreneurial leadership and international impact in the city's booming hi-tech industry.

  • 13 August 2019

    Opinion: Professor Susan Watson argues that corporate citizens must recognise and value workers.

  • 8 August 2019

    Distinguished Professor Dame Margaret Brimble of the University of Auckland wins two Kiwinet awards.

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Education and society

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Environment and sustainability

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Health and medicine

  • 17 August 2019

    A new, in-depth snapshot of packaged food sold in New Zealand supermarkets reveals most of it is unhealthy, with nearly 70 percent classified as ultra-processed.

  • 15 August 2019

    “If you want to excite the bones, and get your bones to respond to that, the best thing you can do is jump off a table,” says Associate Professor Thor Besier. “Do that ten times, and your bones will receive more stimulus than if you went for a walk for two hours.”

  • 14 August 2019

    Short intensive bouts of exercise have similar beneficial effects on the brain as longer workouts, according to new research from the University of Auckland.

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Politics and law

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Science and technology

  • 19 August 2019

    Smoking cigarettes is worse teenage behaviour than smoking marijuana, according to Year 11-13 students from New Zealand schools. Furthermore, they think their parents would agree with them.

  • 15 August 2019

    “If you want to excite the bones, and get your bones to respond to that, the best thing you can do is jump off a table,” says Associate Professor Thor Besier. “Do that ten times, and your bones will receive more stimulus than if you went for a walk for two hours.”

  • 14 August 2019

    Short intensive bouts of exercise have similar beneficial effects on the brain as longer workouts, according to new research from the University of Auckland.

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University news

  • 16 August 2019

    Understanding how technology applies to music is an emerging area of both research and teaching at the School of Music, and being developed by lecturer and coordinator of Music Technology, Dr Fabio Morreale, who joined the school this year.

  • 15 August 2019

    “If you want to excite the bones, and get your bones to respond to that, the best thing you can do is jump off a table,” says Associate Professor Thor Besier. “Do that ten times, and your bones will receive more stimulus than if you went for a walk for two hours.”

  • 8 August 2019

    The Formula SAE team is building its newly designed vehicle and gearing up for this year's race, thanks partly to the kindness of philanthropic car enthusiasts.

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