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Runway for Research
16 April 2014
A feast of fashion launches in-depth view of nature’s food  >>
Best Thesis Award - two in a row for Liggins students
3 April 2014
Dr Deborah Harris has become the latest Liggins Institute PhD graduate to be recognised with a Vice-Chancellor’s Best Doctoral Thesis prize.  >>
Food-for-health Challenge scientists aim to boost NZ exports
1 April 2014
Top scientists heading a major new research initiative to develop new food products with validated health benefits say they are delighted to be chosen to lead one of the Government’s ten National Science Challenges.  >>
Innovative projects awarded new breast cancer research partnership funding
31 March 2014
Liggins Institute researchers will lead two of three projects selected for funding through the Breast Cancer Research in New Zealand initiative.  >>
Former students on winning team in world-wide cancer challenge
7 March 2014
Two former Liggins students are part of a team which won a division of the inaugural Breast Cancer Startup Challenge announced in Washington this week.  >>
Visiting expert supports NZ focus on early years
3 March 2014
Seelye Fellowship brings Imperial College Professor of Lifecourse Epidemiology to the Liggins.  >>
Birth order influences BMI and insulin sensitivity
7 February 2014
A study of over-weight middle-aged men suggests first-borns may be have greater risks of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease than second-borns.  >>
New professor is focused on breaking obesity cycle
5 February 2014
Liggins Institute-based paediatric endocrinologist Paul Hofman was awarded a Personal Chair in the University of Auckland’s 2013 academic promotions round.  >>
Pregnancy trial motivates mums
5 February 2014
Women taking part in a supervised programme of exercise during pregnancy are enthusiastic about the potential benefits for them and their babies.  >>
Research Day - time for students to shine
19 December 2013
Postgraduate students came into the spotlight at the Liggins Institute’s annual event last week.  >>
Celebrating partnership
18 December 2013
Programme helps change perceptions of science.  >>
Liggins first stop on “Dream” tour
9 December 2013
Twenty high-achieving science and technology students are visiting the Liggins Institute today on the first stop on a week-long tour of the North Island’s leading science organisations.  >>
New gene may predict effectiveness of breast cancer treatment
4 December 2013
Liggins Institute scientists are members of an international research team which has identified a new gene which plays an important role in the growth and progression of breast cancer.  >>
Institute celebrates relocation
4 December 2013
Two very successful events last Friday marked the opening of the Liggins Institute on the University’s redeveloped Grafton Campus.  >>
Early life matters
27 November 2013
Public forum will highlight impact of environment in shaping future health.  >>
Effects of preterm birth reach into second generation
23 November 2013
Research at the Liggins Institute has shown that adults, particularly men, who were born preterm are fatter than those born at term.  >>
Cheap solution to help prevent cause of brain damage in newborns
26 September 2013
A cheap and easy-to-administer dextrose gel should be used to treat low blood sugars in newborns, according to New Zealand research just published in the internationally respected medical journal, The Lancet.  >>
Further evidence of salt’s harm
26 August 2013
A study by a Liggins Institute Research Fellow adds weight to recommendations to limit the amount of salt we consume.  >>
Treatment increases bone strength in adolescents with cerebral palsy
21 August 2013
A treatment known as whole body vibration therapy significantly increases bone strength among adolescents with cerebral palsy.  >>
Ka Pai Kai: healthy cooking for teens and families
20 August 2013
All Black legend Buck Shelford is hosting healthy cooking classes at Onehunga High School.  >>



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