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.
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.
Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO₂) is warming our climate, but it also affects plants directly.
A new poll reveals startling gaps in our knowledge about the Holocaust. Countering this is urgent and important, writes AUT lecturer Dr Melissa Derby.
Athlete development must better support Pacific and indigenous players, argues Sierra Keung from AUT’s School of Sport and Recreation.
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.
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.
The items that represent Kiwi identity are changing - towards wine, oysters, the silver fern and Māori culture, research at AUT suggests.
Government’s decision to walk away from the world’s biggest ICT project is curious
The principle of one person, one vote doesn’t apply for local elections, writes Dr Julienne Molineaux, director of The Policy Observatory.
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.
The right to free speech was initially about pursuing the truth, Professor Paul Moon writes.
Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack, on behalf of AUT Council, has awarded the honorary title of Professor Emeritus to five senior professors.
The latest students at AUT's Centre for Refugee Education had a special guest for their farewell ceremony – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Receiving the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust (KEECT) Tressa Thomas Retraining Award was life-changing for AUT midwifery student Maran Greenwood.
Sport science shows that youth sports in Western societies have become increasingly controlled by adults, which takes the fun out for many children.
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.
Is the Government's well-being budget transformational? Dr David Hall from The Policy Observatory weighs in.
Getting people active is almost a losing battle. Who remembers the ‘Push Play - 30 minutes a day’ campaign from a decade ago?
AUT Law School's Professor Kris Gledhill explains how an accused rapist can be acquitted even after compelling evidence is presented by a victim.
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.
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?
Migration plays an important role in shaping Aotearoa New Zealand society. New Zealand’s biggest city, Auckland, is now “more diverse than London”.
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.
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.
The trial of the man accused of the murders and attempted murders in the Christchurch mosque attacks is one small but important legal process.
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.
To date there is no objective or quantifiable definition of luxury or the luxury market due to their nebulous nature.
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.
AUT Law School professor, Kris Gledhill, outlines the judicial process for the trial of the alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch terror attacks.
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.
AUT ICT and Engineering Career Fair is a great way to expand students’ understanding of career options and employers’ knowledge of AUT qualifications.