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Ten bars, one night

Ten bars, one night

Auckland is the latest city to join a worldwide movement to transform bars into one-off lecture theatres for a night. There were 20 talks at ten city bars on the same night: 29 August. The event was free but required prior registration and every session sold out fast. The organisers report that they’ve had great […]

Helping research in spinal cord injury

Helping research in spinal cord injury

For 28 years Professor Louise Nicholson (now professor emeritus) has given the gift of her passion and expertise to her colleagues, her students and the wider community. In the process she has earned much respect and appreciation in New Zealand and overseas. On her retirement earlier this year, Louise, an internationally respected neurologist, made the […]

Farewell to Sir John Graham

Farewell to Sir John Graham

It was with sadness that the University community farewelled Sir John Graham (KNZM CBE), who died on 2 August.

Night of the Dames

Night of the Dames

This was a first for the University and quite possibly a record event for New Zealand: a gathering of 20 Kiwi Dames to celebrate the achievements of the Liggins Institute.

Ethics of Pest Control

Ethics of Pest Control

Philosopher Dr Emily Parke from the Faculty of Arts is one of two University of Auckland academics who will be convening the first bioethics panel in New Zealand dealing with the ethical and social challenges involved in eradicating invasive predators. The other is biologist and statistician, Dr James Russell. The two are co-leading the panel […]