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TBI Network bridges gap

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 8:58 am | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (Aut) Has Launched a National Network of Individuals, Groups And Organisations Dedicated to Preventing And Managing the Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). More >>

Environmentally focussed artist turns to NZ’s Kauri trees

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 9:11 am | Auckland University of Technology

Hosted by Colab , Joseph will create a body of work during his time at the University. In a first for New Zealand, the artist will create a life-size digital reconstruction of New Zealand's largest known living kauri tree, Tāne Mahuta, located in the Waipoua ... More >>

62% increase in AUT researchers

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 8:48 am | Auckland University of Technology

Results of the government’s research quality assessment, the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) show a 62% increase in the number of active academics with funded research portfolios at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). More >>

Mild brain injuries may have widespread impact

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:29 am | Auckland University of Technology

Any impairment of social cognitive functions may lead to social-behavioural problems, poor communication skills, relationship difficulties, unemployment, stress, loneliness and reduced social participation. More >>

Getting to Carbon Zero

Friday, 12 April 2019, 11:26 am | Auckland University of Technology

New think tank The Helen Clark Foundation is to host a panel discussion on this topic with former PM Helen Clark, Oxfam's Dr Jo Spratt, and AUT's Dr David Hall. More >>

AUT sixteenth in world in university sustainability rankings

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 9:51 am | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is sixteenth in the world in the newly released Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings that assess the social impact of universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More >>

New research scrutinises NZ'z largest pay rise for women

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 9:04 am | Auckland University of Technology

MEDIA RELEASE 28 March 2019 New research scrutinises New Zealand’s largest pay rise for women More >>

Digital divide still exists for older people

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 9:10 am | Auckland University of Technology

Senior citizens are more digitally connected than ever. However, little is known about the online social connectivity of older people after they enter residential aged care. Residents are often omitted from surveys and reports, and their use of ... More >>

Comment re: “Bill introduced for synthetic crackdown”

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 4:59 pm | Auckland University of Technology

PROFESSOR MAX ABBOTT, PRO VICE-CHANCELLOR AND DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AT AUCKLAND UNIVERISTY OF TECHNOLOGY (AUT) – strongly supports the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill introduced to Parliament today. More >>

Education in schools needed to address gender equality

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 2:20 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Education in schools needed to address persistent patterns of gender inequality in New Zealand More >>

Māori, Pasifika leaders on govt health groups marginalised

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 9:25 am | AUT University

A NEW STUDY, WHICH EXPLORES MĀORI AND PASIFIKA LEADERS’ EXPERIENCES ON GOVERNMENT ADVISORY GROUPS, INDICATES ONGOING INEQUITIES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW ZEALAND’S HEALTH POLICY. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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