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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 >>

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 >>



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