Matire Harwood: destined to be a doctor from childhood
30 November 2022
It has been a busy few years for award-winning doctor Matire Harwood. She talks about the challenges and rewards of being a Māori academic and GP.
Misinformation vulnerability index showcased at APEC
18 November 2022
A model to assess a country’s vulnerability to misinformation has been unveiled during the APEC University Leaders’ Forum.
Virtually there: students intern with global NGOs
14 November 2022
Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland students continued to contribute their time and talent as interns during the pandemic.
Andrew Chen: bringing a digital lens to research
1 November 2022
From 2020, Dr Andrew Chen was called on by many to explain the Covid-19 app. It helped that he had a genuine interest in its evolution.
Is New Zealand prepared for the next Covid wave?
19 September 2022
Opinion: Rapid antigen tests on arrival for international visitors and a prevalence survey are among measures needed, says Covid modeller Dr David Welch.
If you've recently had Covid, look out for shingles
16 August 2022
Opinion: There is growing evidence that shingles is occurring at a greater rate in people shortly after being infected with Covid says Dr Helen Petousis-Harris.
Testing times: student rises to wastewater task
1 August 2022
Wastewater can reveal a lot about a community – from its health to its drug use. PhD student Mackay Price's research is having an impact.
Covid-19 prevalence survey can help us beat the next variant
1 August 2022
A world-class Covid-19 surveillance system is within our reach, writes Dr David Welch.
The big quit: How job crafting can help
22 June 2022
One key way to attract and retain staff is to give people greater scope to craft their jobs, say University of Auckland researchers.
New book examines pandemic decision-making and responses
16 June 2022
Professor Ananish Chaudhuri explores Covid-19 policy decisions, their implications, and cognitive biases in pandemic decision-making in his new book.
Behind the masks: how Covid-19 has changed nursing forever
16 May 2022
Emergency nurses Natalie Anderson, Wendy Sundgren and Bridget Venning from the University of Auckland School of Nursing reflect on nursing in Covid times.
Erik Lithander: creativity and ambition key to what comes next for the University
16 May 2022
Opinion: Dr Erik Lithander, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Strategic Engagement, reflects on preparing Waipapa Taumata Rau for the challenges of the future.