Faculty of Arts
Data reveals level of online hatred for Jacinda Ardern
24 January 2023
Explainer: The majority of the worst NZ-based online vitriol across selected 'dark corners of the web' is aimed at outgoing PM Jacinda Ardern, discovered Chris Wilson and his research team.
Student human rights projects receive Amnesty awards
16 January 2023
Projects to support the Banaban people and LGBTQIA+ communities in rural areas have received human rights awards.
What to listen to in Aotearoa this summer
6 January 2023
Opinion: Journey through this home-grown summer playlist, curated by ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke
University staff and alumni recognised in 2023 New Year Honours
5 January 2023
From the best-known public health official in the land, to the out-of-sight heroes of communities, the 2023 New Year Honours acknowledged University of Auckland staff and alumni.
We deserve better than Auckland’s art vandal
15 December 2022
Wayne Brown's threat to the arts as a publicly-funded good flies in the face of wide research showing art makes the everyday struggles of urban living more bearable, writes Peter O'Connor.
Life, the universe and everything
13 December 2022
What do we owe people in the future, what's the purpose of the universe and what are the connections between the two? These huge, perennial questions are the focus of Professor Tim Mulgan’s distinguished and extensive research.
Māori taonga on display in Stuttgart museum
8 December 2022
An exhibition of precious Māori taonga, curated by Associate Professor Ngarino Ellis from the University of Auckland and an expert team, is going on display at a German museum for six months.
Lessons from Ukraine the West should learn
7 December 2022
Stephen Hoadley says the new defence think-tank report about the war against Ukraine is a valuable insight into what has worked best against Russia in combat, and what didn't.
The role of media and the law in a time of crisis
6 December 2022
The media and the law influence how a society responds to crises from climate change to human rights violations. Can societies strengthen the ways they communicate to deliver lasting change?
Hilary Chung’s spirit lives on through Global Studies prize
2 December 2022
A prize established to honour the late Dr Hilary Chung is helping to ensure the inspiring academic’s spirit continues to live on at the University of Auckland.
University claims top spots in national Japanese language speech contest
30 November 2022
University of Auckland takes top spots in national Japanese language speech contest. Congratulations to Rika Xiong and Kitty Cheng for their achievements.
Winning poet Yvette Thomas stoked she returned to university
30 November 2022
Master of Creative Writing student Yvette Thomas got exactly what she wanted in a recent poetry competition.