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10 year anniversary of landmark Business School

23-Sep-2018 1:09 PM
The iconic Sir Owen G Glenn Building, home to the University of Auckland Business School, has turned ten.

Beyond discrimination; towards inclusion – major lecture series

20-Sep-2018 9:30 AM
A Nobel Laureate and New Zealand’s Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner are among the speakers in a major public lecture series being held at the University of Auckland and which will address some of the major social and cultural issues of our time including concerns over increasing social division and inequality.

Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

19-Sep-2018 9:00 AM
Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Women’s Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University of Auckland’s science departments and schools named after them for the week.

Top teaching awards go to Auckland Business academics

14-Sep-2018 10:02 AM
Two University of Auckland academics have won prestigious national teaching awards. Associate Professors Dr Christine Woods and Dr Manuka Henare, who work down the corridor from each other in the Department of Management and International Business at the Business School, received Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Awards from Ako Aotearoa.

$5.4 billion in “excess profits” for energy generators over seven years - economist

14-Sep-2018 5:40 AM
A new report by a University of Auckland economist has found that in the seven years from 2010 to 2016, power generators pocketed an extra $5.4 billion in profits over and above what they would have if the wholesale electricity market was truly competitive – equating to 36 percent of revenue.

Better protection for space objects and better sound insulation for multi-storey buildings get more than $2 million funding

13-Sep-2018 4:01 PM
Insulation to protect space objects returning to Earth, better sound insulation for multi-storey buildings and introducing automated skills and knowledge into the kiwifruit industry all receive research funding from this year’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour funding round.

Major funding for University of Auckland science research

13-Sep-2018 1:51 PM
A non-invasive laser probe to detect prostate cancer and developing high-value products from seaweed are just two research projects at the University of Auckland awarded funding from this year’s Endeavour and Smart Ideas science fund allocation.

Physics lecturer awarded international prize for encouraging diversity

11-Sep-2018 9:00 AM
Promoting gender parity in conference speaker line-ups and helping the Department of Physics at the University of Auckland win an award for promoting diversity and inclusivity have won Dr Frederique Vanholsbeeck an award from the Optical Society of America (OSA).

Exceptional finalists compete in Grad Gala

06-Sep-2018 12:56 PM
This year’s Grad Gala Concerto Competition hosted by the University of Auckland’s School of Music later this month, will have an extra finalist vying for the top prize worth $6,000, due to the exceptional standard of the entrants.

Japan’s whale kill ‘frustrating’ – marine researcher

06-Sep-2018 11:44 AM
As Japan comes under fire from international conservation groups alleging more than 50 minke whales were killed inside Antarctic’s Ross Sea Marine Protected Area, New Zealand scientists say important research on whale populations is being undertaken without the need to hunt.

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