When art and science collide
Date:6 August 2019, 12:00pm - 6 August 2019, 1:00pm
AUT, Public lecture by AUT Artist in Residence, Joseph Michael. Antarctica - while you were sleeping 'Antarctica - while you were sleeping' was described as ‘a cinematic collision of nature and architecture’. This full-scale 360° projection of a life size majestic iceberg was projected onto the Auckland War Museum in 2017.
The life of pi
Date:30 July 2019, 7:00pm - 30 July 2019, 8:30pm
Massey University | In this talk, Professor Downey, awarded the Rutherford Medal in 2018, will examine the history of how we began to understand the number pi over the last four millennia. This is also the story of the development of a branch of modern mathematics called analysis; a story still being told today. Speaker: Professor Rod Downey, Victoria University of Wellington.
The future of health
Date:29 July 2019, 5:00pm - 29 July 2019, 7:00pm
AUT, public lecture by Dr Lance O'Sullivan Hear from Dr Lance O’Sullivan, a leading medical innovator pursuing the goal of increasing access to quality health care using emerging digital technologies. Lance has been recognised nationally for being a disruptor and champion for ensuring that healthcare is delivered to the most important people in our society: children – particularly those with high health and social needs. His awards include the 2013 Sir Peter Blake Emerging Leader Award and 2014 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year.
Our changing world
Date:7 August 2019, 6:30pm - 27 November 2019, 7:30pm
Wednesday 7 August | Speaker and topic to be advised ***** 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. Register ***** Wednesday 6 March | David Belgrave Is it only our way or the Huawei? Past, present and future options for New Zealand and China Reflecting on the history of New Zealand policy towards China is especially pertinent now as we navigate the current tensions between globalisation and nationalism in global politics.
Age-friendly communities: a journey toward wellbeing
Date:6 August 2019, 4:30pm - 6 August 2019, 5:30pm
AUT, Professor Stephen Neville Inaugural professorial address by Professor Stephen Neville Population ageing is a major force influencing central and local government policy. Increasing numbers of older people are living in our communities. Consequently, communities need to adapt their structures and services to be responsive to the physical and social needs of older groups.
Addiction. University of Auckland Winter Lectures
Date:24 July 2019, 12:30pm - 14 August 2019, 1:30pm
University of Auckland. Lecture 3, Wednesday 24 July | Lock them up and throw away the key? The addicted offender, Dr Katey Thom, Associate Professor Khylee Quince ***** Hosted by Centre for Addiction Research, this year's series of six lunchtime lectures is themed 'Addiction: The Changing World of Dangerous Consumptions'. Wednesdays, 12.