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Gross National Happiness Index Shows True Mood of Country

Friday, 3 April 2020, 12:17 pm | AUT University

In the face of unprecedented measures to contain COVID-19, concerns for the well-being of our fellow countrymen and women should be skyrocketing. More >>

Gender Inequality Contributes To Gambling Harm For Women

Monday, 23 March 2020, 11:14 am | AUT University

A new Ministry of Health funded report reveals that gambling venues often provide convenient and safe spaces, and relief from family responsibilities, for women with a lack of social support. More >>

Interactive Webinars Tackle Racism In Aotearoa

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 7:18 am | Auckland University of Technology

Te Tiriti-based Futures + Anti-Racism 2020 is an online-and-offline event taking place in Aotearoa on March 21-30. International and fiercely local anti-racism advocates will share diverse ideas and perspectives on institutional racism, decolonisation, ... More >>

Stroke: Categorising People Into Low, Moderate Or High Risk Should Be ‘abandoned’

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 11:37 am | AUT University

Professor of Epidemiology and Neurology at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Valery Feigin, says clinicians often seek thresholds to trigger public health interventions. However, this concept is at odds with the fact that risk is a continuum, something ... More >>

AUT Welcomes World’s First Professor Of Macromarketing

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 2:19 pm | AUT University

How can we make the world a better place? That’s the question driving Ben Wooliscroft, the first Professor of Macromarketing at AUT and in the world. In answering such a lofty enquiry, Professor Wooliscroft uses a holistic, multidisciplinary approach ... More >>

Tourism And Hospitality Experts Converge On AUT

Monday, 10 February 2020, 7:17 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Hundreds of international experts in tourism, hospitality and events are meeting in Auckland. More than 280 academics are at the Auckland University of Technology for the 30th conference of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education ... More >>

Māori cultural & language expert joins AUT Business School

Monday, 10 February 2020, 11:48 am | Auckland University of Technology

Associate Professor Ella Henry (Ngātikahu ki Whangaroa, Ngāti Kuri, Te Rārawa), an academic renowned for her research into and advocacy of Māori culture, language and leadership, has taken up a new role at AUT’s Business School. More >>

Public policy requires te Tiriti o Waitangi compliance

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:11 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT ACADEMIC ADVOCATES A NEW TOOL FOR EVALUATING HEALTH POLICY IN RELATION TO TE TIRITI O WAITANGI – ONE THAT IS SIMPLE TO USE AND USEFUL FOR ADVANCING SOCIAL JUSTICE. More >>

Wellbeing of NZers just as important as drive to export

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 8:13 am | Auckland University of Technology

NEW STUDY FINDS THAT FOOD INSECURITY AND OBESITY MAY BE LINKED TO NUTRITIONAL DISPARITY IN GLOBAL FOOD TRADE, WITH HIGH-QUALITY EXPORTS AND NUTRIENT-POOR IMPORTS. More >>

AUT boosts AI expertise with new AiLab

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 4:45 pm | Auckland University of Technology

There is no question that artificial intelligence’s influence on our daily life will only increase. AUT’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies has partnered with Dr John Flackett to create an Artificial Intelligence Lab (AiLab) focused on ... More >>

Bigger bodies require bigger servings of 5+ a day

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 11:17 am | Auckland University of Technology

NEW STUDY RECOMMENDS GREATER VARIETY AND COLOUR IN FOOD DIETARY GUIDELINES, AND SERVING SIZES IN DIRECT PROPORTION TO BODY SIZE. More >>

AUT Biodesign Collaborates to Reduce Air Pollution Impact

Monday, 13 January 2020, 4:14 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Aō Air’s Atmos Facemask provides as much as 50 times more effective protection from air pollution than the market leading masks it was tested against A new mask launched at CES in January 2020 was developed with help from AUT’s BioDesign Lab. ... More >>

AUT and Zeacann green light medicinal cannabis

Friday, 13 December 2019, 8:26 am | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Zeacann Ltd have been granted licenses by the Ministry of Health to grow high-THC and high-CBD cannabis for the research and development of medicinal cannabis products. More >>

Urgent plan to mitigate the impact of neurological disorders

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 8:16 am | Auckland University of Technology

POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS, PUBLISHED BY THE LANCET NEUROLOGY , AIM TO BRIDGE THE DISPROPORTIONATE GAP BETWEEN THE INCREASING GLOBAL BURDEN OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS AND THE RESOURCES TO MEET THIS CHALLENGE. More >>

Greater empathy for wāhine Māori needed

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 8:25 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Greater empathy for wāhine Māori needed to reduce family violence in New Zealand More >>

MPs failing to lead on human rights

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 4:14 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Democracy in New Zealand is suffering from a Parliament which under-performs in its scrutiny of human rights. A new report says human rights oversight by select committees examining potential legislation is weak and ad hoc. Human rights obligations and ... More >>

Companies on notice from shareholder as diversity stalls

Monday, 18 November 2019, 8:36 am | Auckland University of Technology

Progress towards gender and ethnic diversity amongst the leadership of the country’s top companies has stalled. The latest annual New Zealand Census of Women on Boards released today shows the slow progress of recent years continues, with boards of ... More >>

AUT Lecturer Says Digital Curriculum is Not About Devices

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:11 am | Auckland University of Technology

As AUT prepares to host CS4HS for the third year in a row, Senior Lecturer in Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh says the digital curriculum is not about devices, but design and critical thinking. More >>

NZ Legal System Can Perpetuate Financial Abuse

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 12:15 pm | Auckland University of Technology

New evidence from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) shows changes to the Family Court are needed to help protect women and children from financial abuse. The findings follow recommendations in July by New Zealand’s Law Commission to change the Relationships ... More >>

New Zealand is leading the world in stroke prevention

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 8:08 am | Auckland University of Technology

This year’s World Stroke Day campaign, #DontBeTheOne , encourages everyone, no matter what their age, to assess their individual risk of stroke using the free Stroke Riskometer mobile app developed by Professor Valery Feigin at Auckland University ... More >>

 

 

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