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.

Raise your glass to knowledge

20-Jul-2017 7:25 AM
Auckland is the latest city to join a worldwide initiative to transform bars into lecture theatres.

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.

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.

Major new health partnership wins award

14-Jul-2017 7:39 AM
A major new science collaboration to develop new technologies to deliver better health care for New Zealanders has won its category at this year’s Kiwinet awards.

?Five actions to save our oceans

26-Jun-2017 9:04 AM
Fresh from UN talks in New York, a University of Auckland doctoral student has drafted five key actions she says New Zealand must take now to protect our oceans.

Raising the Bar – 20 talks, 10 bars, one night

26-Jun-2017 8:00 AM
Tuesday 29 August 2017

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.

New evidence animal behaviour regulated by interaction of tidal and circadian clocks

20-Jun-2017 7:41 AM
A slater-like crustacean that lives in the sand on Auckland’s Piha beach has provided new evidence that animals have biological clocks influenced by the tide as well as the more familiar circadian clock that follows the day/night cycle and which regulates human behaviour.

Telling tales of gendered bodies: public lecture at the University of Auckland

14-Jun-2017 11:02 AM
What place do the humanities still have in a world where governments and universities are increasingly focused on job skills? What does it mean to be a critical scholar in the age of Trump? In a world where the pressure on women to look a certain way has never been greater?

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