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HRC career development awards
29 Nov, 2022
Seven AUT research projects have received funding in the Health Research Council’s (HRC) annual Career Development Awards.
Meet our staff: Anil Narayan
16 Nov, 2022
As the head of department for accounting, Associate Professor Anil Narayan is proud of the achievements he has had in his academic career so far.
Tokelau Language Week 2022
25 Oct, 2022
The final episode of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability — has been released.
Niue Language Week 2022
17 Oct, 2022
Episode 8 of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – was launched this week.
Record ranking for AUT
12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.
Fijian Language Week 2022
03 Oct, 2022
We’re pleased to launch Episode 7 of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability.
Depression in Pacific adolescents
30 Sep, 2022
A new study uses network analysis to demonstrate how connectedness with family, friends, and school can prevent depression in Pacific adolescents.
Tuvalu Language Week 2022
27 Sep, 2022
Episode six of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – went live this week.
Meet our staff: Saten Kumar
23 Aug, 2022
Professor Saten Kumar, who leads AUT’s School of Economics, is interested in finding ways to enhance the quality of economic data for Pacific Islands.
Meet our staff: Sandra Thaggard
01 Aug, 2022
A senior lecturer in nursing, Dr Sandra Thaggard is interested in the management of diabetes, violence & abuse, and mental health issues in Pacific people.
Meet our staff: Tafili Utumapu-McBride
01 Aug, 2022
What she loves most about her work is developing a rapport with students, says Dr Tafili Utumapu-McBride who is a senior lecturer in education.
Covid's impact on Pacific workers
25 Jul, 2022
COVID-19 exacerbated existing disparities between NZ European and Pacific workers - particularly for Pacific women under 30 in Auckland.
Meet our staff: Rita Krishnamurthi
22 Jul, 2022
Associate Professor Rita Krishnamurthi balances her work as a public health researcher with her role as the deputy director of NISAN at AUT.
Kiribati Language Week 2022
11 Jul, 2022
We’re pleased to launch our Kiribati episode of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability.
Meet our staff: Leon Iusitini
06 Jul, 2022
As a Pacific researcher at AUT, Dr Leon Iusitini’s role is both research and promoting the interests of Pacific people in New Zealand.
The power of Lisa
09 Jun, 2022
As a leader in Deloitte’s forensic team Lisa Tai has helped uncover criminal activities, tackle fraud and fight white-collar crime. AUTs Insight meets her.
Driving change for diversity in golf
09 Jun, 2022
Tagging along with her sports-mad parents was the ultimate training ground for world champion golfer and AUT alumna Phillis Meti. AUT’s Insight meets her.
Samoa Language Week 2022
31 May, 2022
Episode two of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – is live.
Rotuman Language Week 2022
09 May, 2022
The first episode of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – has been released for Rotuman Language Week.
2022 Pacific Language Weeks
06 May, 2022
AUT is proud to participate in the 2022 Pacific Language Weeks series. This year’s theme is ‘sustainability’.
A Pacific Feminist Agenda
12 Apr, 2022
AUT’s latest sponsored exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery’s Declaration: A Pacific Feminist Agenda opens on 26 March.
LOIMATA wins best documentary
04 Mar, 2022
Loimata – a film produced by AUT Communications Studies lecturer Jim Marbrook takes home ‘Best Documentary’ at the New Zealand Television Awards.
Graduate and AUT help Tongan recovery
18 Feb, 2022
An AUT engineering graduate living in Tonga reached out to AUT staff to help reconnect vital communications following the devastating volcanic eruption.
Pacific language videos: Tuvalu
28 Sep, 2021
To acknowledge Tuvalu Language Week, episode six of this year’s AUT Pacific Language Week video series has been released.
Pacific language videos: Kiribati
14 Jul, 2021
It’s Kiribati Language Week in Aotearoa and episode three of this year’s AUT Pacific Language Week video series has been released.
MBIE Science Whitinga Fellowships
24 Jun, 2021
Three early career researchers in the faculty of Design and Creative Technologies have been awarded MBIE Science Whitinga Fellowships.
AUT Pacific language video series: Samoa
01 Jun, 2021
To acknowledge Samoa Language Week being celebrated in Aotearoa, the second episode of this year’s AUT Pacific Language Week video series has launched.
Busting the myths around stroke
11 May, 2021
A Pacific language video series by AUT is highlighting key facts around stroke, in an attempt to bust the myths around this neurological disease.
Te Ara ō Hine – Tapu Ora
30 Mar, 2021
Under a new government initiative, AUT will work to increase the number of midwives in our Māori and Pacific communities.
PHANZ Pasifika Award
11 Dec, 2020
Associate Professor El-Shadan Tautolo has been recognised for his outstanding achievement and leadership in Pacific public health.
Language fluency and mental disorders
28 Oct, 2020
A study of Pacific mothers in New Zealand reveals that being fluent in both English and Pacific languages may decrease the likelihood of postpartum mental
Pacific language videos: Niue
21 Oct, 2020
This week is Niuean Language Week and to celebrate AUT has launched a Niuean instalment of its Pacific language video series.
Pacific language videos Fiji
05 Oct, 2020
It’s Fiji Language Week in Aotearoa, and to celebrate, AUT has launched the Fiji episode in its Pacific language video series.
Pacific language videos: Tuvalu
28 Sep, 2020
The Tuvalu instalment in AUT’s Pacific language video series – ‘Adapting to a changing world, shaping resilient futures’ is out now.
Pacific language videos: Tonga
07 Sep, 2020
The Tonga episode in AUT’s Pacific language video series – ‘Adapting to a changing world, shaping resilient futures’ has been released.
Pacific language videos: Cook Islands
03 Aug, 2020
The Cook Islands episode in AUT’s Pacific language video series – ‘Adapting to a changing world, shaping resilient futures’ – is out now.
AUT study prompts new rugby role
08 Jul, 2020
Former All Black Eroni Clarke is NZ Rugby's first Pasifika Engagement Manager on referral of AUT’s Sport Performance Research Institute NZ (SPRINZ).
Pacific language videos: Samoa
25 May, 2020
The second episode in the AUT Pacific language video series – ‘Adapting to a changing world, shaping resilient futures’ – has been released.
Pacific language videos: Rotuma
11 May, 2020
To mark the start of Rotuman Language Week in Aotearoa, AUT has launched the first instalment of its Pacific Language Video series.
Pacific language video series
08 May, 2020
A video series by AUT will highlight the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study’s work in shaping resilient futures for Pacific communities.
Pacific governments and media crackdown
07 May, 2020
As fears grow over the coronavirus, some governments stand accused of using tough lockdown rules to silence criticism, writes Professor David Robie.
19 first in family scholarships awarded
05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.
Marginalisation on health policy groups
08 Mar, 2019
A new study, which explores Māori and Pasifika leaders’ experiences on government advisory groups, indicates ongoing inequities in the development of New Z
Fat-shaming in public health
01 Feb, 2019
Dr Isaac Warbrick argues that societal and institutional racism affect nutrition, physical activity and weight loss in indigenous communities.
Researching inflammation and depression
26 Nov, 2018
Auckland University of Technology has won a Marsden Grant of $827K to investigate the relationship between inflammation in the body and depression.
AUT awards Emeritus Professor
26 Oct, 2018
AUT has awarded Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop the title of Emeritus Professor in recognition of her contributions to Pacific development iss
Showcasing Pacific history in London
16 Oct, 2018
Professor Tania Ka'ai represented the Pacific - and rubbed shoulders with Royalty - during the opening of the prestigious Oceania exhibition.
AUT student's work dazzles at awards
02 Aug, 2018
Visual arts student Evelyn Tautakitaki won the top prize at the Eden Arts Art Schools Award, a competition that showcases outstanding student work.
Doctoral student’s research recognised
06 Jul, 2018
Doctor of Education candidate Jacoba Matapo has been awarded the 2018 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) Doctoral Scholarship.
London calling for AUT law scholar
14 May, 2018
AUT Law School graduate to gain work experience in the heart of the British criminal law system after receiving Pegasus Scholarship.
Langi Latu wins case competition at Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit
13 Dec, 2017
Langi Latu, an AUT Business School graduate, and fellow team members won their case category during the Team Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG, at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2017 Global Leadership Summit. The team was selected as a winner based on their innovative and creative solution for their assigned business case, as well as the effectiveness of their presentation.
Tokelau Language Week 2017
25 Oct, 2017
Fakafeiloaki (Greetings). Mālo ni (Hello). Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau (Tokelau Language Week) celebrates Faka-Tokelau (the Tokelauan way of life) from October 23-29.
Niuean Language Week 2017
16 Oct, 2017
Fakaalofa lahi atu! (Great greetings to you!) We are celebrating Niuean Language Week from 15–21 Oketopa (October).
Tongan Language Week 2017
06 Sep, 2017
Malo e lelei – (hello). Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga (Tongan Language Week), from 3-9 September, provides an opportunity to celebrate Tongan culture here in New Zealand.
Māori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme
02 Sep, 2017
A new generation of Māori and Pacific lecturers is taking up residence at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
The 2018 Early Career Academic Programme offers up to six Māori and Pacific scholars their first, full-time, permanent appointments as research-active lecturers. Brothers graduate to achieve dream of higher education
21 Aug, 2017
Usually students graduating are lucky enough to witness performances from The Oceanian Voices choir during their graduation ceremonies, but at the most recent Business School graduation, two brothers got to pick up their degrees and entertain their fellow graduates.
Big result for Pacific health research at AUT
20 Jun, 2017
AUT’s Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study has been awarded three research grants, each worth $1.2 million over three years, by the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Happy Samoan Language Week 2017!
30 May, 2017
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa (Samoan Language Week) – 28 May to 3 June – is time to celebrate and reflect on the rich culture here in New Zealand.
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