New twist on Liggins breakthrough that helps babies worldwide
17 May 2021
There’s a new twist to a New Zealand scientific breakthrough that’s helping babies all over the world.
Why are Māori preterm babies less likely to get breast milk?
15 April 2021
Why are preterm babies less likely to get breast milk if they’re Māori?
Helping babies born into nutritional emergencies
9 April 2021
Some babies are born into nutritional emergencies. Dr Barbara Cormack, of the Liggins Institute, explains why and what's being done about it.
A side of knowledge with your beer?
23 March 2021
Aucklanders wanting to make the most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s freedom to socialise and to keep abreast of the latest thinking from some of this country’s leading academics have their chance on 20 April.
A woman at the top of her game
8 March 2021
For International Women's Day, Distinguished Professor Dame Jane Harding talks about her career in science.
Ethnicity changes odds for babies with heart defects
23 February 2021
Ethnicity changes the odds for a baby born with a heart defect. A Sāmoan doctor will investigate why.
Philanthropic legacy supports research to help newborns
18 February 2021
Hugh Green overcame hardship to become a leading New Zealand businessman. Now, his philanthropic legacy is supporting world-leading research aimed to help newborn babies to breathe.
Liggins scientist investigates native plant Kawakawa as export drink
15 February 2021
Dr Chris Pook, of the University of Auckland’s Liggins Institute, will research the health benefits of a drink made from the native plant Kawakawa.
Sugar gel cuts babies' odds of getting hypoglycaemia
29 January 2021
Rubbing sugar gel inside the mouths of newborn babies at risk of hypoglycaemia reduced their odds of developing the disorder.
Gut bugs improve health of obese teenagers
22 December 2020
Gut bacteria from healthy, lean people improved the health of obese teenagers in a groundbreaking study.
How to get more Kiwis into clinical trials
26 November 2020
A new study will explore how to get more New Zealanders into clinical trials, especially rural people, Māori and Pasifika.
Joining the dots through four generations
10 November 2020
A family connection to Mont Liggins that began in the 1960s is benefiting the latest great grandchild born this year.