Tāmaki Innovation Campus


Tāmaki Update - July 2018


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Message from the Head of Campus 

Dear colleagues,

As we approached the end of Semester 1, it is timely to reflect on the achievements of Tamaki staff and students, and changes that have taken place at the campus this year. Read More

 

Fiona Moir with her son Ben

VICE CHANCELLOR'S EXCELLENCE AWARD RECOGNISES DEDICATION

It’s a career highlight that has been more than a decade in the making, but Dr Fiona Moir’s outstanding work in mental health and wellbeing has resulted in her becoming the 2018 recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Award 2018, for Health, Safety and Wellbeing. Read more

 

Boyd Swinburn

NZ FOOD ENVIRONMENT SURVEY A WORLD FIRST

It’s no secret that Professor Boyd Swinburn has credentials as long as your arm. The highly qualified spokesperson on childhood and adolescent obesity sees him also taking a high media profile as he tackles one of New Zealand’s major health problems.     Read more

 

Kanewa Stokes

WAP – MAKING PATHWAYS: KO TO NGAKAU KI NGĀ TAONGA A O TIPUNA 

Kanewa Stokes is the WAP manager in Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, and she won the 2018 Professional Staff Excellence Leadership Award. Read more

 

Robyn Barry

A NEW HOUSING MODEL – THE INSIDE STORY

We asked PhD candidate Robyn Barry (School of Population Health) to tell us a little about her topic. Her response, a new housing model for elderly people recognises a personal journey filled with challenges and achievements. Read more

 

andrew lynch 2

BRINGING TOGETHER MULTIPLE VOICES INTO CO-ORDINATED HEALTHCARE

Although Tamaki Campus may be less populated than in the past, few people would not know PhD candidate Andrew Lynch by sight, even if not by name. The self-described ‘bearded one” admits he tends to stand out in a crowd. Read more

 

Gayl Humphrey

HRC EXPLORER GRANT SEEKS POTENTIAL OF CHATBOTS

Gayl Humphrey is co leader of the Health Informatics and Technology team within the National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI), and her research has received the 2018 Explorer Grant from the Health Research Council to explore the potential of chatbots.        Read more

 

Peter Adams

WELL, I DIDN’T EXPECT THAT TO HAPPEN

Professor Peter Adams' most recent of five published books, entitled “Navigating Everyday Life”, has just been published by the US academic publisher Lexington Books.  Read more

 

Clever Canine Lab (credit to Amalia Bastos)

CLEVER CANINES AT WORK

Every morning, a group of workers race to open the doors and get to work, and their colleagues greet them with rapturous joy. Sounds like heaven? For the staff of the Clever Canine laboratory on Tamaki Campus, it’s very close to it.    Read more