Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
$5 million gift supports brain research
10 December 2018
Auckland businessman and philanthropist Sir David Levene is giving the University of Auckland an early Christmas gift - $5 million to support brain research.
New Zealand rated globally for children’s activity levels
7 December 2018
New Zealand children and young people have low levels of physical activity and high levels of screen time compared with their peers in 49 countries.
New insights into nutrition of New Zealand babies
7 December 2018
New University of Auckland research examining whether Kiwi families are meeting national food and nutrition guidelines when feeding their babies, has found strong adherence to some of the guidelines but much lower conformity with others.
Professor Phillippa Poole announced as new Head of School of Medicine
6 December 2018
Professor Phillippa Poole has been appointed as the new Head of School of Medicine.
Vaccination and trust are key to fight killer diseases
3 December 2018
Opinion: Childhood immunisation is a powerful public health intervention. But gains against some diseases are becoming fragile as immunisation coverage stalls, writes Associate Professor Nikki Turner.
HRC success for School of Pharmacy
26 November 2018
Congratulations to our School of Pharmacy who have achieved fantastic successes in the recent HRC Fellowships.
Philosophical principles drive Rhodes Scholar
20 November 2018
University of Auckland alumnus Johann Go is a 2019 Rhodes Scholar.
World-first virtual pregnancy wins top Marsden funding
8 November 2018
An international project to create a world-first virtual pregnant uterus has won the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute top Marsden funding.
Spring Week lectures for adult learners
6 November 2018
From childhood immunisation to the potential of circular economies, Spring Week on Campus invites the public to attend a week of fascinating lectures at the University of Auckland.
‘Your son Jayden needs our help’
5 November 2018
Opinion: A new 'predictive modelling' system to identify young people on the road to dependency fails basic principles, writes Associate Professor Simon Denny.
CLeaR Fellowship recipient 2018 – Dr Rachelle Singleton
2 November 2018
Congratulations to Dr Rochelle Singleton who is our faculty's 2019 CLeaR Fellowship recipient.
When every second counts
1 November 2018
The stroke unit at Auckland City Hospital is one of just a few centres in the world – and one of the most active – in implementing a new treatment that is preventing deaths and transforming lives for people who have strokes caused by clots.