Our changing world
Date:3 April 2019, 6:30pm - 27 November 2019, 7:30pm
Wednesday 3 April | Associate Professor France Grenaudier-Klijn. Ghosts of the Holocaust: The haunting of contemporary French fiction ***** 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.
Ihaka lectures 2019: Rise of the machine learners: Statistical learning in the computational era
Date:27 March 2019, 6:00pm - 3 April 2019, 7:30pm
27 March, Algorithmic fairness: Examples from predictive models for criminal justice | Dr Kristian Lum, Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG) The series is named after Ross Ihaka, Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Auckland. Ross, along with Robert Gentleman, co-created R – a statistical programming language now used by the majority of the world’s practicing statisticians. It is hard to over-emphasise the importance of Ross’s contribution to our field.
Fast Forward 2019: How can we do medium density well?
Date:26 March 2019, 6:30pm - 28 May 2019, 8:00pm
26 March: Architects discuss medium density design for Mãori ***** Fast Forward Autumn 2019 Fast Forward is the bi-annual lecture series hosted by The School of Architecture and Planning. It aims to foster debate, discussion and development within the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning. This semester we continue our focus on the question: How can we do medium density well? With the 2016 Unitary Plan supporting an increase in the density and height of terraced housing and apartments, Auckland has decided to grow up.
Date:26 March 2019, 7:00pm - 28 May 2019, 9:00pm
Last Tuesday of each month | 26 March. Demented yeast and obese flies: model organisms in biomedical research Massey University Auckland scientists and guest speakers take you into the fascinating world of scientific discoveries. Most lectures are held on the Massey Auckland campus, Albany in the Sir Neil Waters lecture theatre.
2019 State of the Nation Report. The Salvation Army
Date:26 March 2019, 5:30pm - 26 March 2019, 7:00pm
The Government's focus on wellbeing for the 2019 Budget promises a broader focus for public policy. There is however a risk that wellbeing as defined by such things as Treasury's Living Standards framework and Statistics NZ's Indicators Aotearoa becomes so complex and vague that it fails to ignite public support for the idea. There is a risk too that the Government is less than precise about what it means by wellbeing so that the concept comes to mean everything and nothing.