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U21 Health Science Group challenge

U21 Health Science Group challenge

Recently students from the University of Auckland and four other universities – the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, the University of Hong Kong, and the University of Melbourne and Queensland in Australia – took part in a challenge from the Universitas...
Funded PhD in data infrastructure available now

Funded PhD in data infrastructure available now

A fully-funded PhD in the area of ‘Data infrastructure for eye health in Aotearoa New Zealand’ is available for suitably qualified candidates to apply for now. The PhD will be co-supervised by Associate Professor Jacqueline Ramke and Dr Katrina Poppe at the Faculty of...
Staffing update – 3rd quarter

Staffing update – 3rd quarter

In July 2021 we said farewell to Jane Williams, who filled the role of Group Services Administrator (GSA) with aplomb and was the first staff member to say goodbye by writing and performing an original song. Taylar Henwood joined us as a temporary GSA while...
Staff news

Staff news

Marvin Wu is moving into a new and exciting position as Research Programme Manager with the Liggins Institute from 12 July. Marvin came to SOVS early in 2020, shortly before the Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown, and worked hard to assist researchers in the school with all...
Te Whe visit 2021

Te Whe visit 2021

Photo: Kaiāwhina Renata Watene speaks with rangatahi about optometry as a career The annual Te Whe programme took place in June this year. The event is aimed at Year 11 Māori rangatahi and is part of the faculty’s Vision 20:20 initiatives to raise students’...