Tāmaki Innovation Campus


Tāmaki Update - October 2018


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Message from the Head of Campus

Dear colleagues,

The second half of Semester Two is underway and provides an opportunity to reflect on the developments and accomplishments of the Tāmaki Campus community over recent months. Read more

 

Cliona Ni Mhurchu

SEEKING A HEALTHIER POPULATION DIET

Fleshing out just what influences buying behaviour when it comes to food, will keep Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu and a team of leading nutrition researchers across New Zealand and Australia very busy over the next five years. Read more

Robert Scragg

IMPROVING CVD RISK PREDICTION IN PRIMARY CARE GETS HRC FUNDING

Professor Robert Scragg has long-term interest in Vitamin D and the role it could play in blood pressure management. Read more

 

Oscar Canete

UNILATERAL HEARING LOSS STUDY

Globe-trotting Oscar Cañete has notched up Chile, New Zealand and now Denmark in his academic career so far, and admits he remains open to any ideas as to what the future might bring. Read more

 

Daria Erastova

URBAN SUGAR WATER FEEDERS ONE PART OF THE RESEARCH RELAY RACE

Daria Erastova is a recent arrival to the Tāmaki Campus, but no newcomer to what makes birds tick, an interest that began years ago observing her pet crows. Read more

 

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CAMPUS REFLECTIONS

We asked around the campus for reflections backward and forward: what is your main highlight or achievement this year, and what gets you out of bed in the morning and racing into work.   Read more

Eric Topol

WORLD LEADER IN DIGITAL HEALTH OPENS NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR TAMAKI

Tāmaki campus welcomes Professor Eric Topol, one the world’s foremost experts in digital medicine and personalised healthcare in the US, has started a fractional appointment in NIHI (SoPH).   Read more

Holly Teagle

COCHLEAR IMPLANT RESEARCH ON CHILDREN A FOCUS FOR HOLLY TEAGLE

Associate Professor Holly Teagle has made a career of clinical care and research in the area of cochlear implantation. Read more

 

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GROWING UP AND OFF TO SCHOOL

The longitudinal study Growing Up in New Zealand is growing up itself, with its recently released eighth report , summarising findings from its 72 Month Data Collection Wave.    Read more

Clever Canines (credit to Amalia Bastos)

CANINE LAB SEEKS AGILE DOGS

In the previous issue we covered the work being done with ‘clever canines’ on campus. Rebecca Hassall, lab site manager for the Clever Canine Lab, reports that everything is ticking along well. Read more

 

Professor Ray Meyer with the first graduates BComm at Tamaki Campus 1995

TRIBUTE TO EMERITUS PROFESSOR RAYMOND MEYER

You will be aware that Emeritus Professor Raymond Meyer (ONZM), former Assistant Vice-Chancellor Tāmaki and Dean of Engineering passed away on Thursday 5 July 2018. Read more