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Research Founded On Sacred Pacific Concept Of The Vā

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 2:47 pm | Auckland University of Technology

New Pacific research from AUT puts the sacred concept of the vā at the heart of its study. For pan-Pacific peoples, the vā is generally acknowledged as the relational spaces that bind and unify all people and things. Nationwide, more than 500,000 Kiwi ... More >>

Clinical Levels Of Psychiatric Distress Found Among Parents Of A Child With Autism

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 12:37 pm | Auckland University of Technology

A New Study Examines The Mental Health Of Parents Of A Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asd). The Majority Of Participants Had Reached Clinical Levels Of Psychiatric Distress, In Particular Anxiety. And 70 Percent Can Be Classified As ‘At Risk’ ... More >>

History Curriculum ‘a Major Step In Nation Building’

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 2:56 pm | Auckland University of Technology

In Reaction To The Government Release Today Of Its Proposed History Curriculum For New Zealand Schools, AUT History Professor Paul Moon Says: “This consultation document is a substantial opportunity and a major step in nation building. I encourage the ... More >>

New AUT Research Examines Ethnic Differences In Use And Experience Of Child Healthcare Services

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 6:47 am | Auckland University of Technology

PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND INSTITUTIONAL INTERACTIONS MATTER: IMPROVING USE AND EXPERIENCE OF CHILD HEALTHCARE SERVICES A report released today, “Ethnic Differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services in NZ”, reveals that interactions ... More >>

The World’s First Islamic Mindfulness App

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 11:11 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT alumnus Mohd Akhtaar has created Mindful Muslim, the world’s first Islamic mindfulness app. The business idea won the Supreme prize and more than $20,000 in cash and prizes in AUT’s entrepreneurship programme, X Challenge. Mindful Muslim ... More >>

Controversial Book On The “Creator” Of New Zealand Released

Monday, 30 November 2020, 4:33 pm | Auckland University of Technology

After fifteen years of research in archives all over the world, Auckland University of Technology historian Professor Paul Moon, has finally published the first full biography of James Busby – the British Resident to New Zealand in the 1830s – ... More >>

What Kind Of People Voted For The Different Political Parties?

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 3:40 pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT Emeritus Professor of Sociology Charles Crothers has put together a document that looks at what types of people voted for different political parties. It compares the social characteristics of electorates from the census data, as well as providing ... More >>

Language Fluency Protects Pacific Mothers From Postpartum Mental Disorders

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 9:40 am | Auckland University of Technology

A Study Of Pacific Mothers In New Zealand Shows That Being Fluent In Both English And Pacific Languages May Decrease The Likelihood Of Mental Disorders Within A Two-year Postpartum Period. English-and-Pacific speaking mothers had the lowest rate of mental ... More >>

Hope For The Niuean Language In Aotearoa

Friday, 23 October 2020, 10:40 am | Auckland University of Technology

Learning the Niuean language along with the culture embedded within it can bring identity and self-esteem to schoolchildren of Niuean decent, helping them to achieve their potential. This is one of the findings of language advocate Rosa Kalauni in ... More >>

Political Parties Should Be Talking About Employment Relations

Friday, 9 October 2020, 1:16 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Given the potential impact of COVID-19 on the workforce, it is disconcerting that neither major political party this election have a clear and coherent plan for developing employment relations. This is one of the conclusions in a special edition of the ... More >>

Big Brother Is Watching And Kiwi Workers Don’t Like It

Friday, 2 October 2020, 10:18 am | Auckland University of Technology

Bosses beware: if you think your company will benefit from surveilling employees who work from home, think again. As work from home (WFH) becomes the norm for many employees, efforts to monitor their activities are also becoming normalised. Reports ... More >>

AUT Business School Recognised For Innovative Teaching During Global Crises

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 8:41 am | Auckland University of Technology

Four scholars who teach an AUT Business School course have been acknowledged for their focus on ethical business practices, global sustainability, and the integration of indigenous wisdom into the realm of business. A core part of the Bachelor of Business ... More >>

Understanding Changes In Grey Matter

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 8:20 am | Auckland University of Technology

Grey Matters is an interactive website designed with and for people experiencing changes to their memory and thinking. Users can learn (about the ageing brain), explore (helpful tips and tricks), and share (their own experiences). Researchers at Auckland ... More >>

The Ethnic Pay Gap In New Zealand’s Public Sector

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9:10 am | Auckland University of Technology

A new study reveals significant ethnic pay disparities within the top tiers of New Zealand’s core public sector and district health boards. New data obtained under the Official Information Act (OIA) shows a pattern of ethnic pay disparities across ... More >>

Surprising Link Between Crisis Leadership And Employee Mental Health

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 9:41 am | Auckland University of Technology

Just in time for mental health awareness week – a memo to Kiwi bosses: If you want to support your employees’ mental health during a crisis, non-existent leadership is better than bad leadership. This year, Mental Health Awareness Week runs from ... More >>

New App To Learn Te Reo Māori

Monday, 14 September 2020, 1:36 pm | Auckland University of Technology

A free app that teaches how to use te reo Māori in real life situations is now available for download. More >>

Study - Risk Factors Linked To Poor Diet Are Root Cause Of COVID-19 Deaths

Sunday, 13 September 2020, 4:54 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Obesity, type 2 diabetes and risk factors linked to poor diet, is the root cause behind increased death rates from coronavirus according to UK study AUT nutritionist Dr Caryn Zinn joins other international scientists to call for public health messaging ... More >>

AUT Launches Strong New Brand Advertising Campaign

Friday, 4 September 2020, 6:53 pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT graduates are telling the story in their own words of how their AUT experience inspired them and shaped their lives and futures. The initiative is central to AUT’s new brand advertising campaign being launched this weekend. Planned since early 2020, ... More >>

Only 1.5 Percent Of People Identify Stroke As A Major Cause Of Death

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 5:21 am | Auckland University of Technology


Stroke: Current Screening Has No Significant Effect On Incidence Or Mortality

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 8:10 am | Auckland University of Technology

In a joint statement published in The Lancet , the two leading NGOs called for governments to move away from the widely adopted approach of screening individuals at high-risk of CVD, towards investment in primary prevention at population level. This would ... More >>