School of Population Health
Established in 2003, the School of Population Health is the first of its kind in New Zealand.
Weight management study via rugby clubs
14 May 2015A weight management programme delivered via rugby clubs may help curb New Zealand’s growing obesity problem, particularly among Māori and Pacific men.
Virtual supermarket can test policy changes
04 May 2015A unique new three-dimensional virtual supermarket software tool to measure food purchase behaviour will be able to test the effectiveness of food-related policy changes.
Majority of packaged foods unhealthy
13 April 2015Fewer than half of all packaged foods available in New Zealand and Australia in 2012 met nutritional criteria to carry health claims, according to recently published research from the University of Auckland.
High rate of hospital admissions in advanced age
08 April 2015A study on hospitalisations in advanced age has found that 42 percent of the sample were hospitalised with fewer women than men admitted over 12 months follow up.