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Two degrees for sailing champion

15-May-2018 2:11 PM
Competing on the international yachting circuit while completing two degrees at the University of Auckland wasn’t all plain sailing for George Anyon.

Growing Up in New Zealand welcomes funding announcement

15-May-2018 7:28 AM
Growing Up in New Zealand has welcomed today’s announcement from the Minister for Social Development, the Honourable Carmel Sepuloni, that it will restore funding of more than $1.9 million to the child development study.

First-ever NZ woman elected Fellow of Royal Society

10-May-2018 8:30 AM
In a career of exceptional scientific achievement, Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble of the University of Auckland has achieved yet another first - as the only New Zealand woman ever elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

Student job with a difference

09-May-2018 9:29 AM
Student jobs are notoriously low-paid and unglamorous. But not Oliver Scott-Mackie’s. The Tauranga-born 27-year-old is supporting his studies not by making coffees or labouring, but by crewing multi-million dollar boats on the international yachting circuit.

Graduate sets sights on new way of vision screening

07-May-2018 2:22 PM
The old eye chart of diminishing-sized letters used for vision screening might soon be a thing of the past, thanks to work by a University of Auckland student graduating this week.

No sex means longer life

07-May-2018 7:05 AM
Promiscuity is a bad idea for female stick insects, in fact their smartest option is to have no sex at all.

Outstanding Maori business leaders recognised in University Awards

04-May-2018 6:44 AM

Type 2 diabetes slowly rising in Auckland kids – Pacific and Maori have highest rates

03-May-2018 2:08 PM
New research shows increasing numbers of children and teens under 15 in Auckland are developing type 2 diabetes, and that rates among Pacific and Maori children are up to 18 times higher than for European children.

Coasts in crisis

01-May-2018 9:34 AM
Coastal populations around the world have exploded in recent decades but our enthusiasm for living by the sea coincides with a projected rise in risk to the coastal environment including extreme weather events, sea level rise, and the impact of human activities.

Could drinking a2 Milk™ help lactose intolerant people digest dairy long-term?

30-Apr-2018 11:34 AM
Lactose intolerant Aucklanders are wanted for a study that researchers hope will make them better able to tolerate dairy.

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