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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 >>

What Māori men really think about exercise

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 9:37 am | Auckland University of Technology

Māori men are disproportionately affected by lifestyle-related illnesses associated with sedentary behaviour, but relatively little is known about their thoughts and preferences towards exercise. More >>

Ethnic disparities in access to chronic pain services

Friday, 8 June 2018, 12:24 pm | Auckland University of Technology

With New Zealand's high prevalence of chronic pain, diverse cultural mix and disparities in healthcare, it seems pertinent to examine whether our chronic pain services are meeting the needs of the population. More >>

The Sugar Conspiracy

Monday, 14 May 2018, 8:31 am | AUT University

Professor Grant Schofield at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has co-authored the most comprehensive report on ‘the science against sugar’ alongside two leading international experts on obesity. They are advocating an eight-point plan, to reverse ... More >>

AUT Study Finds Kiwisaver Confusion And Distrust

Monday, 7 May 2018, 7:35 am | AUT University

Basic investor information put out by KiwiSaver providers leaves Kiwis struggling to figure out their financial future, according to an AUT study. More >>

Post-split parents on financial back foot

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 8:19 am | AUT University

The financial fallout of relationship failure hits women with children hard, with a 19% fall in their income after a break-up, according to new research from AUT. More >>

AUT first in NZ to use Xero Lifelong Learning Platform

Monday, 9 April 2018, 3:13 pm | AUT University

AUT students are the first in New Zealand actively working on the Xero Lifelong Learning Platform (XLLP). Being the forerunner in embracing new technology in its accounting curriculum, AUT is also the first university to look at becoming a Xero education ... More >>

AUT Law School opens Centre for Indigenous Rights and Law

Monday, 9 April 2018, 12:55 pm | AUT University

The AUT Law School looks to boost research into indigenous law with the opening of its Centre for Indigenous Rights and Law. More >>

Sexual harassment widespread in the Cook Islands hospitality

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 10:34 am | Auckland University of Technology

Sexual harassment by customers in the Cook Islands hospitality industry is a problem, according to a study conducted by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) lecturer and Cook Islander, Lisa Sadaraka. More >>

Worse health outcomes for Pacific women

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 10:04 am | AUT University

A new study shows that indigenous Fijian women living in New Zealand are not benefitting from the higher level of resources available. In fact, they are worse off in terms of their awareness and practice of family planning. More >>

Kava drinking research highlighted in global report

Monday, 12 March 2018, 4:25 pm | AUT

AUT PhD student, Edmond Fehoko, continues to garner international attention with his master’s thesis on the experiences and perceptions of New Zealand-born Tongan males participating in the faikava or kava drinking circle. More >>

New education programme launches to support entrepreneurship

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 10:28 am | AUT University

Aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs alike will see their business ideas reach new heights thanks to two high-profile business leaders who have developed an entrepreneurial education programme to put New Zealand at the top of the world map when it comes ... More >>

Gender and Diversity Research at AUT turns 10

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 9:57 am | AUT University

AUT’s Gender and Diversity Research Group has reached a significant milestone, celebrating 10 years of research and debate on gender and diversity issues within the community. More >>

Re-booting biculturalism in Aotearoa-New Zealand

Friday, 2 February 2018, 10:25 am | AUT University

The bicultural historical relationship between Māori and Pākehā has been a love affair as well as a power struggle. More >>

Fifty Years From the Woodhouse Report

Friday, 8 December 2017, 3:06 pm | AUT University

In December 1967 the Woodhouse Report was released, recommending a no-fault accident compensation scheme for New Zealand. 50 years later, ACC remains operates largely intact, an uncommon feat amongst New Zealand public policy initiatives. More >>

‘Working for dole’ policy could do more harm than good

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:00 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Simplistic ‘working for the dole’ approaches are unlikely to have significant impact and could cause damage, says Professor Max Abbott – Dean of AUT’s Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences. More >>

New Tool Measures Corporate Governance Effectiveness

Monday, 4 December 2017, 8:35 am | Auckland University of Technology

A new corporate governance index aims to quantify the voice of the shareholder at the boardroom table. More >>

New Zealand market sentiment index launches

Monday, 20 November 2017, 9:41 am | Auckland University of Technology

Bull or bear? For the first time New Zealand investors can quantify of how sentiment is shaping local financial markets. More >>

 

 

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