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ACT leader’s race-based privilege claims “preposterous”

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 9:13 am | Auckland University of Technology

Historian Professor Paul Moon has blasted ACT leader Jamie Whyte’s recent policy announcement on so-called race-based legislation. More >>

Coffee price-rise brewing predicts expert

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 5:27 pm | Auckland University of Technology

An expert says that although local coffee retailers have buffered themselves against a 20 per cent increase in international coffee bean prices, they will use the news to raise prices anyway in order to compensate for rises in the price of milk as well ... More >>

Blogs have become more influential and prominent in NZ

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 12:15 pm | Auckland University of Technology

New Zealand blogs became more prominent and influential during 2013, finds the JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2013. There are 280 ranked blogs, and the top political blogs record high visitor numbers. To be ranked, blogs must have a publicly ... More >>

AUT Rookie: A show not to miss

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 12:29 pm | Auckland University of Technology

In its eighth year now, AUT University’s Rookie Show will be bigger and better than ever. The end-of-year graduate fashion show date and venue have been confirmed- November 14, Shed 10 Queens Wharf, Auckland. More >>

Parents, family and friends proudly support AUT graduates

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 3:44 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The success of every AUT University graduate is as much a personal celebration as a community one. The joy on the faces of family and friends as their person crosses the stage is immeasurable. More >>

Visiting Sociologist Seeking Alternatives to Capitalism

Friday, 12 July 2013, 5:16 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Prominent American sociologist, Professor Erik Olin Wright, visits New Zealand next week to talk about ‘transforming capitalism through real utopias’.  More >>

AUT only NZ team competing in Australian University Games

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 4:23 pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT University is proud to be the only University from New Zealand participating in the 2013 Eastern Australia University Games, sending four teams to compete in hockey, touch rugby and volleyball. AUT is also the only international contingent ... More >>

AUT: First public viewing of the Shadows of Shoah Exhibition

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 1:51 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The Shadows of Shoah exhibition is designed to reach a generation for whom the Holocaust may seem to hold little historical relevance or significance. It is a unique multidisciplinary artistic and educational work; using photography and original music to present selected ... More >>

AUT appoints Derek Handley to an Executive Professor role

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 2:14 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Derek Handley, one of New Zealand’s most well-known entrepreneurs, has taken up an Adjunct Executive Professorship at AUT. More >>

Prime Minister to open AUT’s Sir Paul Reeves Building

Friday, 22 March 2013, 2:20 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon John Key, will formally open the Sir Paul Reeves Building at AUT’s city campus today. The building is named after the late Sir Paul Reeves, former AUT Chancellor, Governor General and Archbishop of New Zealand. More >>

Auckland University of Technology Re-signs IBM

Friday, 25 May 2012, 11:28 am | Auckland University of Technology

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today it has replaced Auckland University of Technology (AUT)’s core IT network as part of a new five year services contract. The new network, which went live in March, gives AUT great flexibility for deploying equipment to ... More >>

Asylum Seeker Law Change an Overreaction

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 12:53 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The government’s proposed amendment to the 2009 Immigration Act to deter asylum seekers is an over-reaction that is probably in breach of international humanitarian laws and conventions says AUT Professor Max Abbott. More >>

Sky City's Claim On Lotto Harm Doesn’t Stack Up

Wednesday, 18 April 2012, 12:35 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The claim that SkyCity pokie machines are less harmful than Lotto tickets does not stack up says Professor Max Abbott, director of AUT University’s Gambling and Addictions Research Centre. Professor Abbott took issue with comments made by SkyCity chief ... More >>

MoU between AUT and Cook Islands

Wednesday, 4 April 2012, 4:06 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology’s (AUT) Vice-Chancellor, Derek McCormack and the Hon Teina Bishop, Minister of Education, Government of the Cook Islands, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at AUT’s Manukau Campus on Wednesday 11 ... More >>

Marsden Fund grant to help unearth the ‘male advantage’

Friday, 7 October 2011, 3:00 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The disadvantage of women in the work place has long been of interest to researchers. However with support from this year’s Marsden Fund, Dr Irene Ryan of AUT Business School now hopes to turn the lens towards the male advantage . More >>

A picture tells a thousand words

Friday, 30 September 2011, 5:25 pm | Auckland University of Technology

What started out as an inspirational idea at a student party, this week became the winning entry of the 2011 AUT Venture Fund. After four months of submitting business plans, developing concepts and presenting ideas, the finalists of this year’s AUT ... More >>

Young entrepreneurs battle it out for 2011: AUT venture fund

Friday, 23 September 2011, 12:31 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Three young entrepreneurs will be rolling out their most polished sales pitch next week, as they enter the finals of the 2011 AUT Venture Fund. The AUT Business School established the AUT Venture Fund in 2009 to give students and alumni a head start ... More >>

Local Uni students take on the NZ Defence Force

Friday, 16 September 2011, 1:21 pm | Auckland University of Technology

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Shrinking local media a threat to New Zealand’s democracy

Wednesday, 14 September 2011, 1:09 pm | Auckland University of Technology

New Zealand media has become a plaything of global finance according to a report on local media ownership by AUT University’s Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD). More >>

New AUT research partnership tackles traumatic brain injury

Friday, 3 June 2011, 3:11 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Natural disasters leave devastating scars on the landscape, but the injuries people sustain are not always as visible. During the recent Christchurch earthquake there was a significant spike in the number of spinal cord injuries with 22 recorded on ... More >>

 

 

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