Organ donation of the keyboard kind
27 November 2019
Graeme Edwards is a lifelong organ player whose love of the instrument led to his generous gift of a virtual organ to the Music School.
$16.5m brain boost thanks to Hugh Green Foundation
25 November 2019
Anyone who met Hugh Green will remember his big personality.
University receives largest single donation ever to support brain research
22 November 2019
An unprecedented donation of $16.5 million has been received for brain research at the University of Auckland.
Fundraising campaign raises most ever in New Zealand
21 November 2019
A fundraising campaign publicly launched by the University of Auckland in 2016 has raised the largest ever amount in New Zealand’s philanthropic history.
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.
One teacher at a time - overcoming a crisis in STEM
6 November 2019
Year 8 teacher Tina McKenzie has taught 12-year olds how to extract DNA from a tomato and how craft can demonstrate the beauty of mathematics.
Dullabh Education Scholars keen to ‘pay it forward’
1 November 2019
Three scholarship recipients tell their stories of hope and inspiration when they meet their supporter at a get-together in Auckland.
Summer literacy programme gets funding boost for South Island
31 October 2019
Blogging at least twice a week as part of a University of Auckland digital literacy programme has completely eliminated the summer literacy slump for the children involved.
Giving us heart
4 October 2019
Research into how much sodium and potassium New Zealand children eat, engineering long-lasting tissue heart valves in the lab, and developing a vaccine for rheumatic fever have all received a boost from Heart Foundation grants.
Education – the gift that keeps on giving
27 September 2019
Promising students from four low decile Auckland schools will now have a much better chance of achieving UE, thanks to a gift from the Buchanan Charitable Foundation.
NZ researchers at forefront of hunt for acute pancreatitis drugs
27 September 2019
A medical researcher has received US$50k to test new potential drugs for one of the most common, and potentially lethal, abdominal diseases in urgent hospital admissions.
Gift helps young scholar with disabilities
16 September 2019
Despite having three auto-immune diseases as well as depression, Sarai McKay has won two scholarships, including the Muriel Roberts Scholarship for a disabled student to travel overseas.