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The shame of ‘fat-shaming’ in public health

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 9:24 am | Auckland University of Technology

Dr Isaac Warbrick, Director of the Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), says societal and institutional racism needs to be challenged in the areas of nutrition, physical activity and weight loss. More >>

New Zealand among world’s highest lifetime risk of stroke

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:42 am | Auckland University of Technology

Globally, almost one in four people aged 25 years are at risk of developing a stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study. More >>

NZ among world’s highest ‘lifetime risk of stroke’

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 9:34 am | AUT University

Almost one in four people aged 25 years are at risk of developing a stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study. More >>

Architectural and Arts contributors recognised

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:26 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Countless New Zealanders’ and thousands of AUT students’ lives have been made a littler richer thanks to the spaces and sharing of art works made possible by the university’s new Honorary Doctors – Richard Harris and Sir James Wallace. More >>

PhD Milestone at AUT Law School – Māori land trust research

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:28 am | Auckland University of Technology

Research examining the management of Māori land trusts is the focus of the first PhD awarded by the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Law School. Māori Land Court Judge, Layne Harvey, (Ngāti Awa, Rongowhakaata, Te Aitanga a Māhaki, Te Whānau ... More >>

NZ has highest mortality rate from motor neuron disease

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:04 am | Auckland University of Technology

New data on neurological disorders from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study shows that New Zealand now has the world’s highest rate of mortality from motor neuron disease, at 2.2 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants – just ahead of Australia ... More >>

Inflammation and depression in Pacific youth

Monday, 26 November 2018, 10:58 am | AUT University

Auckland University of Technology has won a Marsden Grant of $827K to investigate the relationship between inflammation in the body and depression. More >>

Neurological disorders are major threats to health

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 9:03 am | Auckland University of Technology

Professor Valery Feigin at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) says neurological disorders are one of the biggest threats to your health, despite being largely preventable. More >>

Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit at AUT

Sunday, 28 October 2018, 12:04 pm | Auckland University of Technology

World’s leading minds will gather for Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit at AUT More >>

More than half of mental disorders begin in teenage years

Friday, 5 October 2018, 5:28 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Youth mental health has been recognised as a priority in New Zealand, but more needs to be done to enhance the wellbeing of young people and reverse escalating suicide rates, according to Professor Max Abbott at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). More >>

Nursing: from picket lines to policymaking

Friday, 14 September 2018, 10:37 am | AUT University

Dr Jed Montayre, a lecturer at the School of Clinical Sciences, is in Switzerland this week for the Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI) Policy Programme. More >>

AUT neurologist honoured for innovation in stroke prevention

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 10:14 am | AUT University

Professor Valery Feigin, an internationally renowned neurologist at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), is the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Stroke Award in recognition of his ground-breaking contribution to stroke prevention. More >>

AUT Professor Takes Out NZIER Economics Award

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 11:49 am | AUT University

AUT professor of economics, Gail Pacheco, has received the 2018 NZIER Economics Award in recognition of research that provides insights into social issues affecting the country. More >>

New Zealand’s unmet oral health needs are ‘deplorable'

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 11:54 am | AUT University

Professor Max Abbott, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) says it is deplorable that many adults in New Zealand cannot afford dental care. This is especially the case for ... More >>

Postgrad Degree Boosts Career Prospects

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 1:47 pm | AUT University

Graduates looking to fast-track their career can now take a Master of Business Management (MBM) at AUT’s Business School. More >>

More needed to reduce persistent gambling-related harm

Monday, 6 August 2018, 9:29 am | AUT University

The latest National Gambling Study (NGS) report, released today, confirms that although gambling participation continues to fall, levels of gambling-related harm remain unchanged. More >>

Redesigning Business Education for the Future of Work

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 4:02 pm | AUT University

AUT Business School and the School of Economics are refreshing the Bachelor of Business to ensure its students continue to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in a rapidly changing business world. More >>

AUT Shadow a Leader Day – Leading the Next Generation

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 10:40 am | AUT University

Rory Walker’s first, and most enduring, leadership lesson happened several decades ago on a muddy, wet building site. More >>

AUT set to deliver millennial workforce

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 10:19 am | AUT University

AUT has opened a full-service, on-campus recruitment agency today, to help New Zealand employers engage work-ready students and graduates. More >>

Research sheds light on gambling among Pacific youth

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 9:55 am | AUT University

New research funded by the Ministry of Health has shed light on the gambling habits of Pacific youth and their mothers. Among the findings, more than half of 14-year old Pacific youth were found to have gambled at least once in their lifetime, while ... More >>



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