Research symposium on disruptive technologies
Date:1 November 2019, 9:00am - 1 November 2019, 1:00pm
University of Auckland Business School, Symposium In our digital world, data is a precious commodity. Data is available in various formats (perceptual, transactional, social, textual, video, geo-spatial etc. ).
Our changing world
Date:27 November 2019, 6:30pm - 27 November 2019, 7:30pm
Wednesday 27 November | Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley. Superdiverse Auckland: A new city emerges ***** Join us each month in Auckland to discover the latest insights from our leading thinkers in humanities and social sciences. Hear first-hand from Massey University scholars and explore with them unique and captivating perspectives to better understand modern-day challenges.
Enough of experts: does Brexit spell the slow death of British science and evidence-informed decision-making?
Date:12 November 2019, 12:00pm - 12 November 2019, 1:00pm
University of Auckland. Public Policy Institute The UK is currently on course to exit the European Union on 31 October 2019, with or without a deal. During the 2016 EU referendum, the UK’s science and research communities voted by a large majority to remain, and many have watched events unfold over the past three years with mounting despair.
Climate change: what it means for New Zealand and the Pacific
Date:24 October 2019, 5:00pm - 24 October 2019, 6:00pm
University of Auckland, 2019 Hay Lecture, Hosted by the School of Environment Professor James Renwick, Victoria University Wellington Global climate change is changing the weather and redrawing the coastlines of the world. Sea level rise, extreme storms, droughts and floods are affecting every corner of the globe already and the effects will get a lot worse if we don’t take urgent action to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. Pacific Islands are in the firing line on many of these issues and New Zealand does not get off scot-free.
Auckland heritage festival 2019
Date:5 October 2019, 9:00am - 28 October 2019, 6:00pm
Journeys – Explore the stories of how our people travelled to Tāmaki Makaurau to create a shared future together Discover the generations of Aucklanders who have journeyed here by sea, air or land to create the city we share together. From Auckland’s most ancient trees to the games children played on board the earliest ships arriving here, to recognition of the courage and skill of our earliest voyagers, Auckland Heritage Festival brings more than 200 enlightening and exciting events to life. There’s a huge range of events to suit all tastes and ages, from exhibitions, walks, talks and tours, to a vintage market day and activities for the kids.