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Aucklanders Are Less Concerned With Covid

Monday, 29 November 2021, 2:08 pm | Auckland University of Technology

In reaction to commentary that Aucklanders are at breaking point after more than 100 days in lockdown and that compliance with the rules is under threat, AUT Emeritus Professor of Sociology Charles Crothers says: “Systematic research of feelings ... More >>

AUT’s First Rhodes Scholar

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 2:12 pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT engineering graduate and current business student Monique Cooper is the first AUT graduate and one of just three young New Zealanders awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for 2022 to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Oxford. ... More >>

New Scholarships Aim To Discover Diverse Talent

Monday, 22 November 2021, 8:39 am | Auckland University of Technology

AUT has partnered with Discovery NZ to launch a new scholarship, open to third-year Bachelor of Communication Studies students. Two scholarships, for full tuition fees plus an allowance for textbooks will be granted. Applications are open from the end ... More >>

Award Extended For Business School

Friday, 19 November 2021, 10:32 am | Auckland University of Technology

AACSB International (AACSB) has extended its accreditation of AUT Business School for five years. AACSB is a recognised accreditation body with a presence in more than 100 countries and territories. It aims to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, ... More >>

The Effect Of The Pandemic On Our Social Lives

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 7:52 am | Auckland University of Technology

As COVID-19 restrictions are slowly lifted, people should plan to reconnect as soon as it is safe to do so, researchers say. A new study indicates that otherwise many will suffer a long-term loss of social connection. Pathways and obstacles to social ... More >>

Perceptions Of Fair Pay And Transparency In The NZ Workplace: Managers Vs Non-managers

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 10:55 am | AUT University

Think you’re fairly paid? If you answered “yes”, chances are, you’re a manager. Those who think their payslips are on the light side are more likely to have non-managerial roles. That difference also holds true when it comes to perceptions of how transparent ... More >>

AUT Council Appoints Dr Damon Salesa Next Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 15 November 2021, 10:35 am | Auckland University of Technology

Pacific scholar and senior university sector leader Dr Damon Salesa has been appointed to be the next Vice-Chancellor of Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland University of Technology ( AUT ). <img src="" ... More >>

AUT Outlines Progress Towards A More Sustainable Future

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 11:29 am | Auckland University of Technology

The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has today released its inaugural Sustainability Report 2020 , which documents progress and highlights key achievements in the University’s commitment to build a greener and more sustainable future. The report assesses AUT’s ... More >>

AUT Students Go Global With Their Voices Of The Future Logo Design

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 5:39 pm | Auckland University of Technology

The AUT Design students and their Voices of the Future logo. Clockwise from top left: Farin Dickinson, Georgia Billman, Cody Wadham-Burke, Katie Shepherd and Nick Zeff.  A group of AUT design students are thrilled their work has gone global, ... More >>

Service Gaps Create Barriers For Māori With Prostate Cancer

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 8:53 am | Auckland University of Technology

A prostate cancer project funded by Movember has mapped ‘the cancer pathway’ for Māori men and their whānau. The findings reveal significant gaps in service provision and barriers to health that have whānau seeking help through emergency ... More >>

Voices Of The Future An Incredible Experience, Say Alumni Organisers

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 2:55 pm | Auckland University of Technology

With a record number of economies attending APEC Voices of the Future 2021, five New Zealand alumni of the event are helping to organise the unique summit. The largest turn-out in the event’s 23-year history will see the former Kiwi delegates hosting ... More >>

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 >>