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The latest news and views from the University of Auckland.

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Rise to meet the challenge

7 November 2022

Seven University flagship research centres will take a transdisciplinary approach to tackle complex challenges faced by Aotearoa and the planet.

Sustainable impact

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Arts and culture

  • 23 November 2022

    Three major events this week signalled the public role of Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland, in bringing expertise and perspective to respond to major questions faced by contemporary society and investigate concepts of te ao Māori.

  • 21 November 2022

    Ruia ngā kākano i Te Moana Nui a Kiwa. Wherahia ki Te Moana Rongonui, herea ngā waka maha ki a Tāne-Nui-a-Rangi, te manawa whenua o Waipapa Taumata Rau. Whakapiri mai ki Waipapa Marae ki tēnei hui nui whakaharahara, ko te whakanui i ngā Mātauranga Māori.

  • 16 November 2022

    Opinion: The outpouring of support from women for Black Ferns for this historically most masculine of games has been a revelation to many, but we shouldn't be surprised, says Jennifer Curtin

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Business and economy

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Education and society

  • 16 November 2022

    University of Auckland Professor Toni Bruce has been studying the meaning of men’s Rugby World Cups to New Zealanders since 2007. This year, she turned her gaze on the women’s Rugby World Cup and already has some interesting findings.

  • 4 November 2022

    After a successful first year, the University of Auckland is continuing and expanding the Teacher Education in Schools Programme for online students wanting to become secondary teachers in 2023.

  • 4 November 2022

    The current revolution sweeping across Iran is one of the most significant movements for women’s rights in recent history, says University of Auckland PhD student Maryam Ghasemi, and we all have a part to play.

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Health and medicine

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Politics and law

  • Dr Farzaneh Haghighi

    30 November 2022

    Opinion: Dr Farzaneh Haghighi is Iranian. She reflects on the 'Woman, Life, Freedom' movement and how it is built on the courage of women who have gone before.

  • 29 November 2022

    From the hallowed halls of Oxford and Cambridge, Dr Jodi Gardner is embarking on an exhilarating and, in the short term, likely exhausting move with her family of seven to take up a position with Auckland Law School.

  • 25 November 2022

    Associate Minister for Māori Development the Hon Nanaia Mahuta opened day two of the Law School's Constitutional Kōrero with a speech that discussed Indigenous futures and some of the steps needed to create change.

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Science and technology

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University news

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The Challenge

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