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Party politics in local elections

Social sciences and public policy
16 Aug, 2019

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How recycling is actually sorted, and why Australia is quite bad at it

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
14 Aug, 2019

Recycling in Australia used to be fairly simple. Our older readers may remember bottle drives, paper and cardboard collections, and the trip to the scrap metal merchant to sell metals.

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Leave your phone at home this holiday and you’ll feel better (after you feel worse)

14 Aug, 2019

What did we do before smartphones? Our devices have become an essential tool for modern life, even when we’re on holiday. In fact, technology is revolutionising tourism. We navigate with Google Maps, we use TripAdvisor to find good restaurants, we share our travel experiences on Instagram, and we instantly message people back home.

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Climate explained: why plants don’t simply grow faster with more carbon dioxide in air

14 Aug, 2019

Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO₂) is warming our climate, but it also affects plants directly.

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AUT supports writers festival

Language and culture
13 Aug, 2019

Professor Matthew Ryan

Five questions with Prof. Matthew Ryan

Business and economics
13 Aug, 2019

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New Zealanders’ ignorance on the Holocaust should spur us to action

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
09 Aug, 2019

A new poll reveals startling gaps in our knowledge about the Holocaust. Countering this is urgent and important, writes AUT lecturer Dr Melissa Derby.

AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang

Melanoma - What's hair got to do with it?

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
07 Aug, 2019

Hamilton Now by Bianca Cross, Hannah Small and Megan Laxon

48 AUT finalists at 2019 Best Awards

Art and design
07 Aug, 2019
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Athlete development must better support Indigenous and Pasifika players

Sport and recreation
05 Aug, 2019

Athlete development must better support Pacific and indigenous players, argues Sierra Keung from AUT’s School of Sport and Recreation.

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WZ building shortlisted for award

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
31 Jul, 2019

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Artwork for youth, by youth

Art and design
29 Jul, 2019

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Design and Creative Industries, Professor Guy Littlefair and Pacific Journalism Review editor Professor David Robie at the recent launch at Auckland University of Technology.

Pacific Journalism Review turns 25

Communication studies
29 Jul, 2019

Dr Lance O'Sullivan

The future of public health

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
25 Jul, 2019

Professor Stephen Neville

Five questions: Prof. Stephen Neville

Health sciences
22 Jul, 2019

Dr Brenda Flood

Student collab enhances patient care

Health sciences
19 Jul, 2019

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Climate emergency? Try revolution

Social sciences and public policy
18 Jul, 2019

New Zealand's climate emergencies don't look, sound or quack much like an emergency, writes Dr David Hall of The Policy Observatory at AUT.

Verica Rupar and Joe Foote

Kiwi to lead world journalism education body

Communication studies
18 Jul, 2019

Louise Saunders at NDF 2018

AUT student receives NDF scholarship

Communication studies
18 Jul, 2019

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Student success: From the NHL to AUT

Sport and recreation
12 Jul, 2019

The reputation of AUT’s Sports Performance Research Institute led Paul Goodman to travel to NZ to undertake his PhD in post-concussion brain function.

AUT Roche Diagnostics Lab

To the future and beyond

Science
11 Jul, 2019

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Math modelling tackles global issues

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
10 Jul, 2019

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The changing face of what it means to be Kiwi

Hospitality, tourism and events
08 Jul, 2019

The items that represent Kiwi identity are changing - towards wine, oysters, the silver fern and Māori culture, research at AUT suggests.

Missing the (SKA) bus

Missing the (SKA) bus

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
04 Jul, 2019

Government’s decision to walk away from the world’s biggest ICT project is curious

Professor Valerie Wright-St Clair

Five questions: Valerie Wright-St Clair

Health sciences
03 Jul, 2019

A re imagined elective surgery ward bathroom

Reimagining the future of care

Art and design
02 Jul, 2019

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One person, one vote: Abolish the ratepayer roll

02 Jul, 2019

The principle of one person, one vote doesn’t apply for local elections, writes Dr Julienne Molineaux, director of The Policy Observatory.

Dr Maria Bellringer

Pacific youth gambling begins at home

Health sciences
01 Jul, 2019

New report funded by the Ministry of Health reveals that gambling among Pacific youth is a Social activity that mostly takes place with family and friends.

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What’s in a name ‘Moana’?

Art and design
28 Jun, 2019

Paul Moon

Free speech is pointless for its own sake

28 Jun, 2019

The right to free speech was initially about pursuing the truth, Professor Paul Moon writes.

Emeriti Professors

AUT awards five Professors Emeriti

26 Jun, 2019

Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack, on behalf of AUT Council, has awarded the honorary title of Professor Emeritus to five senior professors.

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AUT to co-host ISBNPA conference in 2020

Sport and recreation
26 Jun, 2019
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PM visits refugee education centre

Language and culture
21 Jun, 2019

The latest students at AUT's Centre for Refugee Education had a special guest for their farewell ceremony – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

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Scholarship inspires change

Health sciences
21 Jun, 2019

Receiving the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust (KEECT) Tressa Thomas Retraining Award was life-changing for AUT midwifery student Maran Greenwood.

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AUT artist in residence part of Tūrama

Art and design
20 Jun, 2019

Joseph Michael, AUT's Artist in Residence, is part of the line-up for Auckland's new inner-city light festival, Tūrama Festival, which opens next month.

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Gail Pacheco at Productivity Commission

Business and economics
19 Jun, 2019

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Children have fun playing sports and don’t need to satisfy adults’ ambitions

19 Jun, 2019

Sport science shows that youth sports in Western societies have become increasingly controlled by adults, which takes the fun out for many children.

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Reducing our avocado waste

Science
17 Jun, 2019

Tess Costil's winning submission for the 2019 Pentland Pol Roger Churchill Design competition

Design grad wins Pol Roger competition

Art and design
14 Jun, 2019

Fishbone Tree of Life

A new direction for art on campus

Art and design
12 Jun, 2019

Taylor Duncan in Washington D.C.

What Kiwi employers like about global interns

12 Jun, 2019

AUT Internz is a recruitment service with a difference. Along with finding great paid roles for students and graduates, it offers  overseas internships to graduating students each year and provides scholarships to successful applicants.

Blender Design and AUT

Reconnecting people with food

Art and design
11 Jun, 2019

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NZ has dethroned GDP as a measure of success, but will Ardern's government be transformational?

Social sciences and public policy
11 Jun, 2019

Is the Government's well-being budget transformational? Dr David Hall from The Policy Observatory weighs in.

Professor Lester Levy

New chair in digital health

Health sciences
05 Jun, 2019

Tagaloatele Emeritus Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop

Pacific research of ‘hard’ social issues

Communication studies
29 May, 2019

Najmah Usamn

Reflecting two months after the shooting

Social sciences and public policy
24 May, 2019

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NZTA plans for Auckland Harbour bridge cycle and walking path

Sport and recreation
24 May, 2019

Getting people active is almost a losing battle. Who remembers the ‘Push Play - 30 minutes a day’ campaign from a decade ago?

Professor Kris Gledhill

Why are accused rapists acquitted?

Law
23 May, 2019

AUT Law School's Professor Kris Gledhill explains how an accused rapist can be acquitted even after compelling evidence is presented by a victim.

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Unequal access to fertility treatment

Social sciences and public policy
23 May, 2019

The disadvantaged are being forced to the DIY fertility scene because of the high-cost of New Zealand's regulated industry, writes Dr Sharyn Graham Davies, Associate Professor in AUT's School of Social Sciences and Public Policy.

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5 common pitfalls to hiring students and graduates

22 May, 2019

With New Zealand’s unemployment rate consistently under 5%, there is competition to attract quality talent. Hiring more graduates is one way to bridge the talent gap – but employers can be reluctant. Why is that?

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To build social cohesion, our screens need to show the same diversity of faces we see on the street

Communication studies
21 May, 2019

Migration plays an important role in shaping Aotearoa New Zealand society. New Zealand’s biggest city, Auckland, is now “more diverse than London”.

Alice Theadom TBI

AUT launches TBI Network

Health sciences
20 May, 2019

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Earthquake Proof Technology Test

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
20 May, 2019

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Stamp of quality for AUT tourism degree

Hospitality, tourism and events
17 May, 2019

Kirsten Warner

Creative Writing graduate scoops NZ Book Award

Language and culture
17 May, 2019

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Economics Professor to lead the social sciences

Social sciences and public policy
17 May, 2019

Marilyn Waring Current BWB

The Political Years

Social sciences and public policy
16 May, 2019

TBI Network

Traumatic Brain Injury Network

Health sciences
16 May, 2019

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Full scholarship to study fertility

Social sciences and public policy
15 May, 2019

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Driven to discover new treatments

Science
14 May, 2019

Breast cancer research is close to her heart, says Khine Thida was awarded a $96,000 scholarship by the Cancer Research Trust New Zealand to pursue a PhD.

Te Hono 1

A chance to connect and talk values

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
14 May, 2019

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Architecture the key to creating a more humanistic approach to technology

Architecture
14 May, 2019

As a kind of “specialised generalist”, an architect needs to have a broad understanding of new technologies – whether they relate to smart cities, intelligent building systems, digital fabrication techniques, complex design and business management tools, or the internet of everything.

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AUT professor joins Stroke Central

Health sciences
10 May, 2019

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AUT professor joins Stroke Central

Health sciences
10 May, 2019

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Explainer: how a royal commission will investigate Christchurch shootings

Law
08 May, 2019

The trial of the man accused of the murders and attempted murders in the Christchurch mosque attacks is one small but important legal process.

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Pacific countries score well in media freedom index, but reality is far worse

Communication studies
08 May, 2019

When Pacific countries reflect on the state of their media today, marking World Press Freedom Day, they know the reality is much worse than the ticks they got from a global media freedom watchdog last month.

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What does luxury really mean?

Hospitality, tourism and events
07 May, 2019

To date there is no objective or quantifiable definition of luxury or the luxury market due to their nebulous nature.

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When students don’t work for free

02 May, 2019

Earlier this year, Muffin Break grabbed headlines when its general manager Natalie Brennan said she had noticed a shift in attitudes among younger workers in New Zealand.

Associate Professor Alice Theadom

Social interaction impaired by mild-TBI

Health sciences
17 Apr, 2019
Giving women real choices

Giving women real choices

Social sciences and public policy
12 Apr, 2019

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Explainer: mosque shootings trial

Law
12 Apr, 2019

AUT Law School professor, Kris Gledhill, outlines the judicial process for the trial of the alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch terror attacks.

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The SKA: should NZ stay or leave?

11 Apr, 2019

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is one of the biggest projects on the planet. But it costs money to stay at the table and in a time of competing budget priorities and rival agendas the debate is heating up. So let’s look at the facts.

Careers fair at AUT

High praise for AUT Career Fair

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
10 Apr, 2019

AUT ICT and Engineering Career Fair is a great way to expand students’ understanding of career options and employers’ knowledge of AUT qualifications.