Archive for the 'Education' Category

New Zealand’s top educators honoured

Press Release – NEiTA Foundation

New Zealand’s top educators honoured

Five of the country’s top educators have been honoured with ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards. Read more »

Young authors & readers to create soundtracks for e-books

Press Release – Joint Press Release

11 November 2014

Young authors & readers to create soundtracks for e-books in the classroom

The New Zealand Book Council and Booktrack have teamed up with top Kiwi author Brian Falkner to pilot a new initiative for young authors to create soundtracks to e-books in the classroom. Read more »

Community Involvement in Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Research

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

10th November 2014

Report Highlights Significant Community Involvement at the core of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Research Read more »

NPM Report Highlights Significant Community Involvement

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Press Release
10th November 2014

Report Highlights Significant Community Involvement at the core of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Research Read more »

Gravida Receives Grant for Research in Global Health

Press Release – Gravida

Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Ground-breaking Research in Global Health and Development Read more »

Schools have a role to play in sexual consent education

Press Release – New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Schools have a role to play in sexual consent education
The New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) is backing calls for more sexual consent education in schools. Read more »

Rhodes Scholarships awarded to 3 exceptional New Zealanders

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Rhodes Scholarships awarded to three exceptional young New Zealanders

Three outstanding young New Zealanders have been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Oxford. The announcement was made by the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae at Government House today. Read more »

Strong Support for Education in the Nelson Tasman region

Press Release – Canterbury Community Trust

Strong Support for Education in the Nelson Tasman region

The Canterbury Community Trust has approved grants totalling $311,562 for the Nelson Tasman education sector, highlighting their commitment to supporting the region and its initiatives. Read more »

Rutherford Postdoctoral Fellowship for CT scanning of roads

Press Release – University of Auckland

CT scanning of roads earns Rutherford Postdoctoral Fellowship

CT scanning technology has been put to novel use at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering in research aimed at improving the state of the nation’s roads. Read more »

Massey link to nation building in Timor-Leste

Press Release – Massey University

Friday, November 7, 2014

Massey link to nation building in Timor-Leste

From Development Studies student at Massey to being at the forefront of building his home nation — Professor Aurelio Guterres made a return trip to the Manawatū campus this week to strengthen ties that will help him in his massive task. Read more »

University of Auckland Cycle 5 Audit Report

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland Cycle 5 Audit Report

The University of Auckland has been commended for the excellence of its services to staff and students. Read more »

Media Design School to host Girls in Games

Press Release – Media Design School

Media Design School to host Girls in Games

6 November 2014

Media Design School is set to open its doors to female secondary school students once again as it hosts the second annual Girls in Games. Read more »

Report of 2014 Academic Audit of the University of Auckland

Press Release – Academic Quality Agency for NZ Universities

Report of the 2014 Academic Audit of the University of Auckland Executive Summary

Established in 1883 as a constituent college of the University of New Zealand, the University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest university. Read more »

Sensor technology for Sauvignon blanc being developed

Press Release – University of Auckland

Sensor technology for Sauvignon blanc being developed

Renowned for the quality of its Sauvignon blanc, New Zealand is also leading the way in new technologies to help improve the wine during the winemaking process. Read more »

First hands-on clinical ultrasound course

Press Release – University of Auckland

First hands-on clinical ultrasound course
New Zealand’s first clinical on-campus ultrasound course finished its first year at the University of Auckland recently. Read more »

Engineering research attracts $2.1 million new funding

Press Release – University of Auckland

Engineering research at the University of Auckland attracts $2.1 million new funding

A robotic device to monitor muscle development in children with cerebral palsy and research into the biomechanics of the lung are just two engineering research projects at the University of Auckland to attract Marsden Fund grants for 2014. Read more »

Auckland celebrates $15.2 million success in Marsden Fund

Press Release – University of Auckland

Auckland celebrates $15.2 million success in Marsden Fund

The University of Auckland is celebrating the success of 28 of its researchers and research groups, who have won $15.2 million in the prestigious Marsden Fund round, amounting to 27.3 percent of the total awarded this year. Read more »

Education academic awarded Marsden Fund research grant

Press Release – University of Auckland

Education academic awarded Marsden Fund research grant

Dr Georgina Stewart of the Faculty of Education’s Tai Tokerau Campus in Whangarei has received a $300,000 research grant in the prestigious Marsden Fund 2014 round. Read more »

Substantial funding for research at University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

Pioneering research at the University of Auckland attracts substantial funding

From the science of elections to the adaptive ability of an endangered New Zealand bird, research programmes at the University of Auckland have attracted $7.33 million in Marsden Fund grants for 2014. Read more »

Waikato grad crunching numbers for ANZ

Press Release – University of Waikato

3 November, 2014

Waikato grad crunching numbers for ANZ

University of Waikato Computer Science graduate Claudia Wu spends her days making sense of numbers to ensure ANZ is lending responsibly. Read more »

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