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Single men and masculinity – University of Auckland

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

What is it really like being a single man in 21st Century New Zealand today? With online dating apps and television dating shows, single straight men have many opportunities to seek a partner but what if they want a partner but don’t find someone? And what if they are happy being single? Researchers at the […]

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Majority of TV food ads are unhealthy and target children – University of Auckland

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Majority of TV food ads are unhealthy and target children – University of Auckland

The majority of foods advertised on New Zealand television are unhealthy, and most of those unhealthy food advertisements are specifically targeted at children, new research has found. The research, published in the international journal Public Health Nutrition, is the largest study of food advertising on television conducted in New Zealand. It covered eight days and […]

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Call for UN Nation States to be Earth trustees – University of Auckland

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Call for UN Nation States to be Earth trustees – University of Auckland

An environmental law expert and academic from the University of Auckland is calling for the United Nations to adopt the idea of Earth trusteeship to protect the planet from further environmental degradation. Professor Klaus Bosselmann, director of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law at the Auckland Law School addressed a meeting of the United […]

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Lecture series focuses on medium density housing – University of Auckland

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Experts in the fields of architecture, planning and urban design will debate what makes good medium density housing at the upcoming Fast Forward lecture and discussion series starting at the University of Auckland next week. Auckland has decided to grow up and in acknowledgment of the Unitary Plan’s increased density and height, this semester’s theme […]

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Action needed on unhealthy marketing to kids – University of Auckland

By   /  July 17, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Governments and food companies globally are failing to act on protecting children from the marketing of unhealthy food, according to a new study. The study published in the World Health Organisation Bulletin this month, reviewed the progress by countries and the top 22 global food companies on enacting the 2010 WHO recommendations on restricting unhealthy […]

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Researchers appalled at alcohol report – University of Auckland

By   /  January 15, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

An alcohol industry funded report that claims alcohol is not a cause of violence has been debunked by researchers in New Zealand and Australia. The report (published in March 2015) from British anthropologist, Dr Anne Fox, focused on the causes of violence and anti-social behaviour in night-time entertainment areas in New Zealand and Australia. Dr […]

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