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PR students help 100s of NZ non-profits

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:07 am | Auckland University of Technology

Providing much needed public relations support to not-for-profits is a win-win for student PR agency Outside the Square . 2019 year marks the twentieth year of the AUT student PR agency that has now helped more than 500 charities, community groups ... More >>

Online voting won’t engage more youth

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 8:33 am | Auckland University of Technology

Every local government election there are those who advocate for online voting as a fix for dismal voter engagement. More >>

Diversity lacking among Auckland councillors

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 5:44 pm | Auckland University of Technology

An ongoing study led by Dr Karen Webster at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) reveals incremental change in the descriptive representation of Aucklanders at local government. Analysis of who stood across three electoral cycles (2013, 2016, 2019) ... More >>

AUT Secures $13m in MBIE Endeavour Fund

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:01 pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT researchers have secured $13m in funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Endeavour Fund. More >>

Healthy homework gets results: study

Monday, 16 September 2019, 3:47 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Most physical activity interventions for children are based in the schools; however, children typically engage in more sedentary activities and spend more time eating when at home. More >>

AUT moves up another 50 places in world rankings

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:47 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT is now firmly cemented as one of the world’s top teaching and research universities, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings released in London today. AUT is now in the top 300 universities in the world and in the top 50 for ... More >>

Making rural New Zealand age-friendly

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 9:11 am | Auckland University of Technology

Research from the AUT Centre for Active Ageing adds the voice of rural-dwelling ‘oldest-old’ to existing recommendations for age-friendly communities. More >>

Young kauri keep 'grandpa' kauri alive through root systems

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 9:12 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT scientists have described how a kauri stump is keeping itself alive by holding onto the roots of neighbouring trees; exchanging water and resources through the grafted root system. New research, to be published on July 25 in iScience , details ... More >>

Can you deal with a digital detox?

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:28 am | Auckland University of Technology

New research from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) shows tourists who travel technology-free can suffer withdrawal symptoms akin to giving up smoking or drinking. The findings also show that tech-free travellers can regain social, navigation and ... More >>

Central affiliation linked to success in local elections

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:25 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT research not only shows an increase in political affiliation, but that candidates affiliated to a central political party are more likely to win seats in Auckland local government. More >>

New Zealanders’ ignorance of the Holocaust must change

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 10:09 am | Auckland University of Technology

The release today of a survey showing ignorance of the Holocaust amongst New Zealanders is shocking - but sadly not unexpected, says Dr Melissa Derby. More >>

Remarkable new Kauri study

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 9:28 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT scientists have described how a kauri stump is keeping itself alive by holding onto the roots of neighbouring trees; exchanging water and resources through the grafted root system. New research, to be published on July 25 in iScience , details ... More >>

Research finds ethnic disparities in NZ child protection

Friday, 19 July 2019, 8:42 am | AUT University

AUT research shows that Māori children are almost four times more likely than those of European descent to be placed out of home by child protection services More >>

AUT student makes global Badass Women list

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 3:06 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Entrepreneur, social change strategist and AUT Law and Communications student, Grace Stratton, is a Badass Woman. And that’s official according to the US based More >>

Normalisation of Te Reo Māori is Good for Business

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 8:53 am | AUT University

Research spearheaded by AUT's Te Ipukarea The National Māori Language Institute and the New Zealand Work Research Institute for Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori (Māori Language Commission) has shown organisations which incorporate te reo me ngā tikanga ... More >>

New recommendations on flying drones over marine animals

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 10:10 am | AUT University

Researchers from the Auckland University of Technology have found the safest distance to fly drones over marine mammals. More >>

The changing face of what it means to be Kiwi

Friday, 5 July 2019, 11:33 am | AUT University

Research by the Auckland University of Technology and Electric Kiwi suggests that constructs of being Kiwi are changing- towards wine, oysters, the silver fern and Māori culture. More >>

AUT Shadow a Leader- Do NZ organisations need Shadow Boards?

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 9:37 am | AUT

Could the creation of Shadow Boards make the shift from listening to young people to improving business success using their perspectives, pragmatism and fresh thinking? More >>

Research shows that Pacific youth gambling begins at home

Monday, 1 July 2019, 8:31 am | AUT University

A new report funded by the Ministry of Health reveals that gambling among Pacific youth is a social activity that mostly takes place with family and friends. More >>

Expert commentary on new Wizards Unite mobile game

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 12:48 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Harry Potter – Wizards Unite releases to 150 countries today and from what I can tell is a nice improvement over previous AR games such as Pokémon GO and Ingress in a number of ways. More >>

 

 

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