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?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?

List of top alien species invaders on islands

13-Jun-2017 7:14 AM
Researchers have listed the top 15 alien species invaders most commonly found on islands around the world and their impacts on native flora and fauna.

Auckland medical researcher first outside US to win prestigious prize

12-Jun-2017 9:29 AM
An Auckland medical researcher who has led advances in the care of newborn babies has become the first person outside of the United States to win a prestigious prize.

Royal surprise for emerging researcher

12-Jun-2017 8:41 AM
The Royal Geographical Society in London has recognised a University of Auckland PhD student as a leading new researcher in the field of geography.

From starfish to sea urchins: adventures of a larval biologist

12-Jun-2017 7:17 AM
Micro-organisms of the Antarctic and how the larval stages of plankton in our oceans survive in extreme conditions is the subject of a public lecture at the University of Auckland today.

Queen’s Birthday honour for surgeon and student mentor

09-Jun-2017 8:46 AM
?Professor Peter Gilling, a top surgeon and mentor to medical students at Tauranga Hospital, has been recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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