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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 >>

NZ summit focuses on how to achieve Sustainable Goals

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 10:00 am | Auckland University of Technology

Accelerated action, together will be the focus of the second New Zealand SDG Summit in Auckland on 2 September 2019 that will address how to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Hosted by the University of Auckland and Auckland ... More >>

AUT appoints new Chair of Digital Health Leadership

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 11:12 am | Auckland University of Technology

Dr Lester Levy Joins Auckland University of Technology (Aut) as Its New Professor of Digital Health Leadership. More >>

Making policy sense of New Zealand’s First Wellbeing Budget

Friday, 31 May 2019, 8:14 am | AUT University

Plans outlined in the 2019 Wellbeing budget can only be implemented with the right policy framework. But what is policy all about and why is it so important? More >>

New Earthquake-Proof Building Technology Live Test a Success

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 2:08 pm | AUT

AUT’s Built Environment Engineering (BEE) Lab has just tested a new earthquake proofing brace system, designed to not only dissipate the force of an earthquake and limit the damage to the building, but to self-centrethe building following ... More >>

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 >>



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