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2 April 2020

Opinion: Beyond direct impact on demography and genome, pandemics have brought dramatic change across history. Tatjana Buklijas considers the impact of Covid-19.

Coronavirus

  • 6 April 2020

    Opinion: Are you living an apartment during the level 4 lockdown? Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles has some advice on how to stay safe and healthy.

  • 6 April 2020

    Opinion: Associate Professor Helen Petousis-Harris summarises the vaccine scene with respect to COVID-19, with an extra reminder of what we should do to stay safe in the meantime.

  • 6 April 2020

    A creative solution to the fact that academic conferences have had to be cancelled all over the world because of Covid-19, Cancelled Conference Conversations, a virtual symposium series, is looking for interested speakers.

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Arts and culture

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Business and economy

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Education and society

  • 6 April 2020

    A creative solution to the fact that academic conferences have had to be cancelled all over the world because of Covid-19, Cancelled Conference Conversations, a virtual symposium series, is looking for interested speakers.

  • 2 April 2020

    Using digital data for contact tracing could be a powerful tool for containing the spread of Covid-19, and a new technology app in Singapore could help address fears of data privacy, says a digital data expert.

  • 2 April 2020

    Opinion: Beyond direct impact on demography and genome, pandemics have brought dramatic change across history. Tatjana Buklijas considers the impact of Covid-19.

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Environment and sustainability

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Health and medicine

  • 6 April 2020

    Opinion: Are you living an apartment during the level 4 lockdown? Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles has some advice on how to stay safe and healthy.

  • 6 April 2020

    Opinion: Associate Professor Helen Petousis-Harris summarises the vaccine scene with respect to COVID-19, with an extra reminder of what we should do to stay safe in the meantime.

  • 3 April 2020

    Opinion: Will there be 20 deaths, or 27,000? Virus mortality projections offer Kiwis very different outlooks - Robert Bartholomew explains the the missing variables that could determine which of these predictions will become our reality.

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Politics and law

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Science and technology

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University news

  • 6 April 2020

    A creative solution to the fact that academic conferences have had to be cancelled all over the world because of Covid-19, Cancelled Conference Conversations, a virtual symposium series, is looking for interested speakers.

  • University ClockTower

    20 March 2020

    The University of Auckland has advised staff and students that next week (23 to 27 March) will be a Teaching Free Week, in which teaching across the University will be suspended.

  • Dawn Freshwater

    16 March 2020

    The University welcomes a new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dawn Freshwater, who joined us this week.

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