Merryn Gott: seeking letters from lockdown to tell a story
2 June 2020
Professor Merryn Gott and a team of researchers are investigating how the lockdown affected older people, and would love them to write her letters.
Jane Harding honoured for groundbreaking neonatal research
1 June 2020
World leading neonatologist Distinguished Professor Jane Harding has been made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours today.
University of Auckland launches Learning Centres in China
28 May 2020
The University of Auckland has launched two Learning Centres in collaboration with Southwest University (SWU) in Chongqing and Northeast Forestry University (NEFU) in Harbin.
Massive effort to rehome furniture
27 May 2020
Nearly 80 tonnes of surplus furniture, the equivalent of 13 elephants, was rehomed by the University of Auckland just prior to lockdown.
Planting seeds in fertile soil
25 May 2020
Making the natural world the foundation of all school education systems has long been the ambition of the University of Auckland’s Dr Sally Birdsall, who recently had the chance to influence a global audience.
Plugging the gaps: hundreds of devices delivered to university students
21 May 2020
When University of Auckland students headed home for an unprecedented semester studying remotely, many found themselves without access to a computer.
Anchoring the future – the role of universities
21 May 2020
Opinion: Vice-Chancellor Dawn Freshwater discusses the benefits universities contribute to society.
Raising the Bar is virtually back
13 May 2020
Six academics will give six live, online talks over six weeks for this year’s Raising the Bar Home Edition.
University of Auckland launches te reo Māori app to support language revitalisation
6 May 2020
The University of Auckland is supporting the Crown's Māori language strategy, Maihi Karauna, with the launch of Te Kūaha, a new interactive mobile app for staff and students to understand more about te ao Māori in their work and study.
Growing Up in New Zealand study: now they are eight
5 May 2020
Professor Susan Morton and her team of researchers will soon release their latest data from the Growing Up in New Zealand study.
Still room to grow with University Times High Education ranking
5 May 2020
At least one piece of good news came out while staff and students were locked out of the campusfor the greater good – that Aucland had been ranked No 1 for the second year running in the University Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE).
Global rankings top spot for sustainability research
30 April 2020
Opinion: Our students and researchers have been ranked No.1 in the world once again in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings, writes Simon Thrush.