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.
Delivering hope: anti-inflammatory drug trial for preterm babies
30 August 2023
When baby Blessing arrived very early, her parents joined a drug trial they hope will go on to benefit all preterm babies.
Celebrating Research Excellence awards announced
24 August 2023
Premier research awards feature investigators from disciplines across the breadth of the University.
Magnesium research set to inform preterm care
18 August 2023
Giving magnesium to mothers just before early birth, at 30 to 34 weeks, may help babies’ brains develop, but more research is needed.
Gutsy win for tuatara researcher at 3MT
9 August 2023
Biological Sciences’ PhD candidate Cam Hoffbeck and her engaging talk on the microbiome of the tuatara took out the top prize at the Three Minute Thesis Final from a high quality field.
Supporting rangatahi to uplift their hauora
20 July 2023
A mana-enhancing app makes it easy and engaging for rangatahi to learn techniques for supporting their mental health and wellbeing.
Passion, energy, excellence recognised with Liggins’ top role
28 June 2023
The newly appointed Director of the Liggins Institute, Professor Justin O’Sullivan hopes to lead an energised and engaged research group.
New research sheds light on long Covid
22 June 2023
Genetic research out of the Liggins Institute sheds light on how serious Covid-19 infections can activate other health conditions.