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University of Auckland

Sir Kenneth Keith to deliver inaugural Sir Owen Woodhouse Memorial Lecture

16-Aug-2017 12:35 PM
The Auckland Law School is proud to present the inaugural Sir Owen Woodhouse Memorial Lecture delivered by Sir Kenneth Keith, entitled Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety: Promoting safety through law, national and international, and by other means.

University of Auckland

What would Lola think?

08-Aug-2017 12:40 PM
Lola Tunbridge and her mother Henrietta were both passionate watercolour painters. So much so that when Lola died in 1999 she left a generous bequest to establish a scholarship to ‘foster interest in New Zealand watercolour’.

University of Auckland

Poi study points to health benefits for over 60s

24-Jul-2017 11:54 AM
A clinical trial conducted between the Centre for Brain Research and the Dance Studies Programme at the University of Auckland has established the benefits of poi on physical and cognitive function in healthy older adults.

University of Auckland

Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

19-Jul-2017 12:14 PM
Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland.

University of Auckland

Architecture and Planning celebrates first 100 years

18-Jul-2017 11:12 AM
The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland celebrates its centenary in September with a series of events including exhibitions, a symposium and the launch of a book detailing the school’s rich history.

University of Auckland

Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award

20-Jun-2017 1:40 PM
An obsession with tactile surfaces coupled with a desire to find fresh ways to meaningfully connect with place, formed part of the impetus behind a winning artwork by Elam School of Fine Arts graduate Jordan Davey-Emms.

University of Auckland

Essential book about sustainability and resilience launched

29-May-2017 8:26 AM
A book that offers new perspectives on urban sustainability and resilience has been launched at the University of Auckland.

University of Auckland

Arresting images win photography award

25-May-2017 8:09 AM
A diptych of ‘arresting’ images, taken in Austria by an architecture student from the University of Auckland has won the 2017 Simon Devitt Award for Photography.

University of Auckland

Call for UN Nation States to be Earth trustees

09-May-2017 9:15 AM
An environmental law expert and academic from the University of Auckland is calling for the United Nations to adopt the idea of Earth trusteeship to protect the planet from further environmental degradation.

University of Auckland

Compelling piano performance wins Graduation Gala

05-May-2017 1:57 PM
An ‘assured and compelling’ rendition of Tchaikovsky by pianist Sara Lee, has won the University of Auckland student first prize and $6,000, at the annual Graduation Gala Concerto Competition.

University of Auckland

Creative practice PhD assists ecosanctuary

04-May-2017 8:47 AM
Architectural Designer Sarosh Mulla graduates this week with the first Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture with Creative Practice Component from the University of Auckland, and the knowledge that he has contributed to one of the country’s ecosanctuaries.

University of Auckland

Doctorate finds affordable housing thwarted by neoliberalism

03-May-2017 9:41 AM
A planner with a background in economics will graduate today with a PhD that is the culmination of research which sounds a warning over the role of neoliberalism in thwarting the provision of affordable housing.

The Walkley Foundation for Journalism

Walkleys launch new award for Australian reporting on industrial relations

18-Apr-2017 2:21 PM
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The Walkley Foundation for Journalism

For immediate release April 18, 2017

18-Apr-2017 12:45 PM
The Walkley Foundation has launched a new national award for exceptional industrial relations reporting by the Australian media. The Helen O’Flynn and Alan Knight Award for Best Industrial Reporting was created in partnership with th

University of Auckland

Mayoral Taskforce on Housing panel discussion

10-Apr-2017 9:12 AM
Late last year Auckland’s new mayor Phil Goff announced a task force to look at housing, saying “We know we want to build more houses. What is standing in the way?”

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

MAGIX Announces New Free Version of Music Maker

24-Mar-2017 9:54 AM
A popular tool for musicians for over 20 years, Music Maker is now available for free for the first time. BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAGIX proudly announces the latest version of Music Maker. Having provided the ideal creative wo

The Walkley Foundation for Journalism

Walkley Young Australian Journalist Awards open — with changes

13-Mar-2017 1:40 PM
Australia’s most prestigious awards for young journalists are set to change this year, in line with the major shifts within the media industry. The Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year Awards, now in their 10th year, will place more emp

The Walkley Foundation for Journalism

Freelance photographer Andrew Quilty has won the Gold Walkley Award for his extraordinary body of work, “The Man on the Operating Table”.

03-Dec-2016 12:07 AM
As a freelance photojournalist based in Kabul, Quilty has relentlessly pursued complex and important stories in a country that — after some 14 years of war — may have receded from the world’s front pages, but is no less dangerous or critical to u