Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
The real kaupapa Māori
21 November 2019
Opinion: Politicians like to throw around 'kaupapa Māori' as a solution to our problems but how can our existing structures accommodate tikanga when they were designed by strangers?
Five University of Auckland researchers among most highly cited in the world
20 November 2019
Five University scientists have been recognised in the Web of Science Group 2019 list of the most Highly Cited Researchers in the world, released on 19 November.
The quest against the Big C
19 November 2019
A life-changing diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma not only gave Vanessa Chang a new appreciation of life, but also a desire to help others through her passion for biomedical science and cancer research.
Calcium supplements have "very little place" in modern medicine
18 November 2019
Evidence suggests that calcium supplements have “very little place” in modern medical practice, according to the University of Auckland authors of a new review.
Same-gender sexual orientation “throughout New Zealand society”
15 November 2019
The country’s first-ever major sexual health survey shows that some degree of same-gender sexual orientation exists throughout Aotearoa New Zealand society, and is more common among women than men, says a University of Auckland expert.
Finding our way out of ‘quick and dirty’ social media
12 November 2019
Opinion: An NZ study reports social media has little impact on well-being. But Samantha Marsh questions the claim and argues mental health effects are still uncertain.
Finally, some good news about pancreatic cancer
8 November 2019
Opinion: November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Professor John Windsor talks about this aggressive disease and the latest research making a big difference.
Cutting-edge medical and health research awarded $6.5m
7 November 2019
How supposedly colourblind octopuses are expert at camouflage and a circadian clock in the eye are just two of seven projects within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences to attract funding from Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden.
University of Auckland welcomes Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden
5 November 2019
Some of the challenges New Zealand faces in health, environment, culture, science, and engineering will be addressed thanks to nearly $22 million awarded to the University of Auckland from the Marsden fund.
Drug for bone health reduces cancer, heart disease in older women
2 November 2019
A drug used to treat osteoporosis and bone loss also appears to protect against heart disease and cancer.
Dr Rajshri Roy: young people live in an obesity promoting environment
1 November 2019
Dr Rajshri Roy is investigating how to improve the nutritional quality of meals around the campus as part of her overall research into the diets of young people.
Meet Auckland's 40 highest (and young) achievers
1 November 2019
The University of Auckland’s 40 under 40 list - class of 2019 - celebrates exceptional alumni who are making a significant contribution to their field or community while aged in their 20s and 30s.