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The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university. You can study a wide range of courses, from architecture and arts to science and technology - and graduate with a world-class degree that will take you wherever you want to go. 




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Monday, 16 March 2020
Technology 12:04PM
The subtle ways Spotify tells us what to listen to

AUCKLAND CITY — Music streaming platforms such as Spotify, Pandora and Apple Music offer instant access to more music that, a few years ago, we wouldn’t have thought possible, but researchers have revealed the subtle ways such platforms influence and even control what we listen to.

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014
Cycling 4:07PM
Cycling infrastructure more economic than for other transport

Cycling investment has long term health benefits for Auckland, according to a recent study.

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Monday, 11 November 2013
Cycling 11:43AM
Top cancer drug scientist cycling to help raise research funds

AUCKLAND CITY — A scientist who has spent more than 40 years successfully developing anti-cancer drugs is about to face one of his biggest challenges when he cycles 200 kilometres to raise funds for cancer research next weekend.

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Monday, 29 July 2013
Swimming 10:44AM
New device will help optimise swimming

AUCKLAND CITY — A miniaturised data logger that can record speed and movement in the water will soon be available to help swimmers analyse their performance.

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Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Education 2:02PM
The University of Auckland team repeats Imagine Cup win

The University of Auckland student team InfinityTek have won top honours in the New Zealand finals of the world’s largest and most prestigious, innovative software competition.

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Friday, 22 February 2013
Cycling 3:23PM
Racing around Auckland Museum

AUCKLAND CITY — The University of Auckland will sponsor its first public cycling event at the end of next month, at the Auckland Domain.

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Thursday, 7 February 2013
Health 6:08PM
Diet during pregnancy has big impact for life

A healthy diet and not eating for two during pregnancy is vital to limit excess weight gain in both women and their babies, according to recent research.

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Health 6:07PM
Personalised oncology trials underway soon

Cancer patients in New Zealand can look forward to individualised genetic screening to enable targeted drug treatment in future.

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Health 6:06PM
Acute toxoplasmosis impairs memory and concentration

Acute toxoplasmosis, an infectious disease carried by cats, may be a much more severe illness than previously understood.

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Cannabis 6:04PM
Smoking cannabis linked to higher stroke risk in young adults

Cannabis use may double the stroke risk in young adults, according to a recent study by researchers in the Centre for Brain Research at The University of Auckland.

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Science 6:04PM
Grass Fellowship Provides Rare Research Opportunity

Neuroscientist Chantelle Fourie has a rare opportunity to spend three months near Boston, Massachusetts, researching her dream project.

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Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Culture 4:44PM
Research busts myth that "Pākehā" is a derogatory term

The recurrent myth that the label “Pākehā” is derogatory is challenged by the latest findings from the large scale New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study.

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Architecture 4:15PM
University celebrates leading architect

One of New Zealand’s most influential architects is to receive an award in recognition of his significant contributions to the field.

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Monday, 4 February 2013
Education 7:08PM
Auckland earthquake engineering students to share research

Three doctoral students from the Centre for Earthquake Engineering Research will present their research results to an international conference in Japan next month.

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Health 3:23PM
New mechanism regulating insulin secretion may explain genetic susceptibility to diabetes

New Zealand research revealing a new mechanism for how glucose stimulates insulin secretion may provide a new explanation for how a gene that makes people more susceptible to diabetes – called TCF7L2 – actually contributes to the disease.

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Friday, 1 February 2013
Art 3:54PM
Startling images reveal hidden world

An exhibition on at the Gus Fisher Gallery, which combines art and science, will give the public a rare chance to view matter up close.

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Education 3:42PM
Seventeen academics promoted to professors

Seventeen associate professors at The University of Auckland have been promoted to professor.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Education 6:44PM
Parents sought for online Triple P Positive Parenting trial

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Friday, 25 January 2013
Conservation 2:53PM
New Year brings (potentially) good news for conservation of species on Earth

Claims that most species will go extinct before they can be discovered have been debunked in the latest issue of Science, by researchers from The University of Auckland, Griffith University, and the University of Oxford.

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Thursday, 24 January 2013
Education 2:20PM
New Head of School of Architecture and Planning

The National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries, at The University of Auckland is delighted to announce that Senior Lecturer Elizabeth Aitken-Rose has been appointed Head of the School of Architecture and Planning for a three and a half year term which commenced on 1 January 2013.

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Health 3:19PM
Fast food linked to asthma and eczema

A large international study led from The University of Auckland has shown that an increased risk of severe asthma, eczema and rhinitis in adolescents and children is associated with eating fast food three or more times a week.

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Monday, 21 January 2013
Education 3:02PM
Distinguished Professor Dame Anne Salmond announced finalist in New Zealander of the Year Awards

Renowned New Zealand author and Distinguished Professor of Māori Studies and Anthropology, Dame Anne Salmond from The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts is one of three finalists in the New Zealander of the Year Awards.

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Friday, 18 January 2013
Science 3:01PM
Avenues opened by new understanding of brain injury in preterm infants

A study conducted by a scientist at The University of Auckland with colleagues at the Oregon Health and Science University in the United States has resulted in findings with the potential to prevent or reverse serious disabilities in children born prematurely.

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Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Health 2:46PM
Diet change works swiftly in reducing risk

A study by Lynnette Ferguson, Professor of Nutrition at The University of Auckland, has shown that a change in diet can be effective in reducing inflammation over a period of just six weeks in healthy New Zealanders.

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Thursday, 10 January 2013
Education 1:47PM
Rosslyn Noonan appointed first Visiting Fellow to NZ Centre for Human Rights

Rosslyn Noonan, former Chief Commissioner for the New Zealand Human Rights Commission, has been appointed the first Visiting Fellow with The New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice at the University of Auckland's Law School.

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Friday, 21 December 2012
Education 2:19PM
Auckland Medical Research Foundation awards more than $1.8m to medical researchers

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Thursday, 13 December 2012
Science 4:22PM
Surprising discovery about weta ears reveals similarity with whales

Research in the iconic, and some say maligned, New Zealand weta is challenging ideas about how a large group of insects including crickets and katydids hear, and has revealed an unexpected similarity to whale hearing.

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Food 2:32PM
Food pricing can affect health

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Health 5:07PM
The cost of obesity

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Friday, 7 December 2012
Religion 4:26PM
Christchurch earthquake: insights into age-old questions about faith

CHRISTCHURCH — Social research that, by chance, was underway in New Zealand at the time of the devastating 2011 Christchurch earthquake is providing insight into age-old questions about the role of religious faith in a crisis.

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