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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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