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NZ Employers Take Note: The “Great Resignation” Is Happening Here

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 7:39 am | Auckland University of Technology

Imagine if we woke up to discover that half of our doctors, nurses and healthcare workers had chucked in their jobs. The impact on our health, society and economy would be devastating. New evidence suggests they – and many others across a swathe ... More >>

Four Influential Young Kiwis To Represent New Zealand On The World Stage At APEC Voices Of The Future 2021

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 5:17 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Four influential young Kiwis have been chosen to represent New Zealand at APEC Voices of the Future in November. The annual youth event brings together 18 to 24-year-olds from across the APEC region to discuss the big issues facing the world and have their ... More >>

Mental Health Awareness Week: Anxiety And Depression On The Rise Inside The Kiwi Workforce

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 6:32 am | Auckland University of Technology

Kiwi employees are worried about job security – and new findings reflect their anxiety levels. Crunching data from an ongoing Wellbeing@Work study, AUT Business School Professor Jarrod Haar has found levels of job anxiety steadily grew from May ... More >>

Khylee Quince New Zealand’s First Māori Dean Of Law

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 10:10 am | Auckland University of Technology

Following an international search, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has appointed the country’s first Dean of Law who is Māori, Associate Professor Khylee Quince. More >>

How Much, How Often, How Many - Three New Global Gambling Guidelines Could Reduce Harm From Post-lockdown Gambling

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 10:22 am | Auckland University of Technology

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on gambling behaviour, with increased online gambling during lockdowns followed by spikes in venue gambling when lockdowns are lifted. Now, three new global gambling guidelines could help to answer the tricky questions ... More >>

AUT and Helius partner on medicinal cannabis products

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 8:54 am | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Helius Therapeutics have partnered on the research and development of advanced medicinal cannabis products. More >>

Changing weather heightens risk of stroke

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 9:02 am | Auckland University of Technology

New data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study shows, for the first time, that low ambient temperature is an increasingly significant risk factor for stroke around the world. ------------ Global warming not only produces hotter summers and ... More >>

Inaugural Chair Of Future Environments Established In Partnership With Fletcher

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 8:44 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies’ School of Future Environments and Fletcher Construction have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish the inaugural Chair of Future Environments. The Chair will be Professor Charles Walker, ... More >>

Research: How Body Movement Changes In Pregnancy

Monday, 5 July 2021, 6:00 am | Auckland University of Technology

New project to build a greater understanding of the changes pregnant women undergo in body size, shape and balance.  Movement and exercise during pregnancy makes for a safer and healthier outcome for mothers and babies. However, due to changing ... More >>

Maths Vs Affordable Housing - Students At Manurewa High School Using Mathematical Modelling To Tackle Community Issues

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 6:53 am | Auckland University of Technology

SOLVING AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROBLEM WITH MATHEMATICAL MODELLING AUT academics have partnered with Manurewa High School to bring mathematical modelling to life, giving students a chance to use mathematical modelling to solve a long-standing community ... More >>

Youth Voices To Be Heard At New Zealand’s APEC Summit

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 6:33 pm | Auckland University of Technology

MOU signing New Zealand will host the international Voices of the Future youth conference as part of APEC this year. APEC Voices New Zealand and Auckland University of Technology (AUT), with support from APEC New Zealand (part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ... More >>

AUT Funding Helps Kiwis Talk About Money

Monday, 14 June 2021, 8:26 am | Auckland University of Technology

Newly funded research from AUT aims to tackle economic abuse by helping Kiwis talk comfortably and constructively about money with their loved ones. AUT Business School’s Dr Ayesha Scott (Department of Finance) and charitable organisation Good Shepherd ... More >>

How Urban Housing Redevelopment Affects Wellbeing

Monday, 14 June 2021, 6:13 am | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology has begun research on how urban housing redevelopment affects people’s wellbeing. Te Hotonga Hapori (Connecting Communities) is a five-year research programme on large scale, multi-billion-dollar urban redevelopment projects ... More >>

Unemployment Rate Stabilises – UR NOW

Monday, 7 June 2021, 3:28 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The latest monthly estimate from the Unemployment Rate – Nowcast (UR-NOW) model has the unemployment rate steady on 4.7 per cent. The May figure has been released by the Centre for Social Data Analytics at the Auckland University of Technology. ... More >>

Flames In The NZ Workforce: Employees Are No Longer Just ‘Smouldering’

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 7:04 am | Auckland University of Technology

Last month, AUT research showed that New Zealand employees were reporting high rates of burnout, with 11% reporting being “burnt-out”, the most severe level of job burnout. Twenty per cent of the 1000 participants surveyed in May 2020 fell into ... More >>

New Book Tackles The Business Of Faith

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 2:50 pm | Auckland University of Technology

In a world wracked with uncertainty faith has taken centre stage, even among those who might have previously spurned belief in a higher power. How, then, can businesses respond in a way that braids together the seemingly disparate strands of faith, management ... More >>

AUT Business School Wins Research Translation Awards

Monday, 17 May 2021, 10:52 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT Business School was the big winner at the recent New Zealand Business Research Translation Competition. The event aims to show the relevance and impact of New Zealand business research to practitioners, professionals and industry leaders, as well as ... More >>

Using ‘food Havens’ To Reduce High Obesity Rates In Low Socioeconomic Neighbourhoods

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 9:46 am | Auckland University of Technology

A new concept in food environments, the food haven , developed by AUT researchers at the Child and Youth Health Research Centre, aims to reduce high obesity rates among Māori and Pacific peoples. · A strength-based approach, that incorporates ... More >>

Timely Unemployment Data Now Available

Friday, 7 May 2021, 6:55 am | Auckland University of Technology

New Zealand decision makers now have access to more frequent unemployment statistics thanks to a new tool. The Unemployment Rate – Nowcast model, called UR-NOW, predicts the unemployment rate each month, published here , to supplement the official quarterly ... More >>

The NZ Workforce: Burnt Out Or Just Smouldering?

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 12:23 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Hands up if you feel exhausted before your workday has even begun. If you can barely summon the strength to wave, chances are, you're burnt out – an occupational phenomenon officially recognised in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). New ... More >>