Map to target NZ's rising preterm birth rates
27 February 2024
A data-rich map from a Liggins Institute postgraduate student could help reduce premature baby numbers
University-made molecule shows promise as medical treatment
31 January 2024
A molecule created at the University of Auckland is on the road to becoming a treatment for a rare genetic disorder.
New study: Important clue on how to reduce early childhood obesity
30 January 2024
New finding:The right nutrients for mums before and during pregnancy help babies to maintain a healthy weight in their early years.
Staff and alumni achievements recognised in 2024 New Year Honours
3 January 2024
Congratulations to Waipapa Taumata Rau staff and alumni whose work has been acknowledged in the New Year Honours.
Gold standard for better birth care
18 December 2023
VIDEO:Professor Caroline Crowther was awarded the University 2023 Research Excellence medal for her work targeting the major causes of maternal and perinatal death and illness.
Pregnant women missing vital nutrients
5 December 2023
Pregnant women are not getting the essential nutrients they and their babies need, scientists say. They warn the situation will likely worsen as more people turn to plant-based foods.
HRC grants $15M to support careers in research
4 December 2023
Addressing inequities and fostering the next generation of researchers are aims of Health Research Council awards totalling $15M.
Newborn genomic sequencing offers hope for hundreds of sick babies
30 November 2023
Two black boxes the size of a small loaf, and newly arrived at the Liggins Institute, hold the key for rapid diagnosis of more than 100 babies born each year with rare diseases.
Prestigious list shows global impact of research
16 November 2023
The 2023 Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list includes eight academics from the University of Auckland.
Education top performer in world rankings
2 November 2023
2024 subject rankings confirm leading role of University for research, teaching, international reach and knowledge transfer.
Awards recognise excellence in research
19 October 2023
Awards recognise excellence in research from doctoral candidates to senior academics for 2023.
Dame Jane Harding President Elect of Royal Society Te Apārangi
8 September 2023
Distinguished Professor Dame Jane Harding FRSNZ has been appointed the next President of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.