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invisible NZ caregivers

Overlooked and undervalued NZ caregivers

Business
17 Sep, 2021
Front-line essential workers are rightly recognised for their service - but many community workers, who care for our most vulnerable, feel ignored.
Hēmi Kelly, Hana Mereraiha and Lorde in the studio

Translating Lorde, codename Henry

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
17 Sep, 2021
Hēmi Kelly is excited about the positive impact that popstar Lorde’s te reo Māori version of Solar Power will have on revitalisation of the language.
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Locations of interest on campus

16 Sep, 2021
There have been no new locations of interest on campus since Friday 27 August.
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2021

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
14 Sep, 2021
Find out how AUT is celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week).
Helius and AUT

Researching advanced medicinal cannabis

Science
14 Sep, 2021
AUT and Helius Therapeutics have partnered on the research and development of advanced medicinal cannabis products.
Acquaculture

Year 11 students try AUT research

Science
13 Sep, 2021
Year 11 students flex their research muscles at AUT on real-life problem of climate change impacting aquaculture under Prof. Andrea Alfaro’s leadership.
Lana and Legacy

Moana view in Ars Electronica Festival

Art and design
13 Sep, 2021
AUT academics will host Moana Digitalities as part of the 2021 Ars Electronica Festival.
Patria Hume and Hannah Wyatt

AUT experts solves All Blacks red card

Sport and recreation
13 Sep, 2021
AUT sport scientists pivotal in red card dismissal for All Black.
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US case shows key role of native rights

Law
13 Sep, 2021
The recent White Earth wild rice case reflects growing awareness that indigenous knowledge and systems are vital in the work to offset climate challenges.
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Government reports on NZ’s happiness

Social sciences and public policy
13 Sep, 2021
Thanks to AUT research, Statistics NZ now recognises that “happiness” is a key indicator of how COVID-19 is impacting our country.
X Challenge finalists 2021

Meet the 2021 X Challenge Finalists

10 Sep, 2021
Read about the eight finalists who will be battling to win $20,000 of cash and prizes in AUT's entrepreneurship competition.
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Semester 2 - teaching online

09 Sep, 2021
Given the uncertainty of alert levels under the Delta variant, AUT has decided that all teaching will remain online for Semester 2.
Professor Valery Feigin

Changing weather heightens stroke risk

Health sciences
08 Sep, 2021
New data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study shows that low ambient temperature is an increasing stroke risk factor around the world.
Supporting students

Supporting our students during lockdown

08 Sep, 2021
Find out how we’re supporting students - from financial support and wellbeing programmes to those who have innocently contracted COVID-19.
Could NZ have prevented terrorist attack

Could NZ have prevented terror attack?

Law
08 Sep, 2021
Criminal law, mental health law and immigration law can all be used to detain people considered dangerous, writes Professor Kris Gledhill.
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Users at the centre of new vaxx.nz site

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
08 Sep, 2021
A group of AUT alumni is behind the Vaxx.nz vaccine information site, helping people identify available vaccine slots close to them before booking them.
Screenshot of the video showing magazine style cartoon cutouts of Tongan people of different ages.

Pacific language videos: Tonga

Health sciences
08 Sep, 2021
Episode five of this year’s AUT Pacific Language Week video series has been released.
David Hall sitting on a bench.

Choosing to avoid the terrorists' trap

Social sciences and public policy
07 Sep, 2021
The point of terrorism is provocation.If I hit you, you’ll hit back. If you hit back, I’ll be justified to hit again, writes David Hall.
Tax forgiveness

Covid spurs call for “tax forgiveness”

Business
06 Sep, 2021
Research shows a voluntary disclosure program for overseas income could help protect NZ’s pandemic-impacted businesses and promote honesty in tax matters.
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AUT climbs up the global rankings

02 Sep, 2021
AUT continues to climb up the global university rankings joining the University of Otago in second place in NZ and the top 250 universities in the world.
What's Wrong With You

What's Wrong With You?

Communication studies
01 Sep, 2021
What's Wrong With You? is a new podcast produced by two AUT alumni that provides an authentic insight on life as a disabled person.
BEL scholar

Notable award for AUT Business student

Business
01 Sep, 2021
An international honour society has recognised an AUT Business School postgraduate, highlighting the dedication of the society’s NZ alumni chapter.
Integrating sustainability

Integrating sustainability into business

Business
31 Aug, 2021
New research examines an accounting system that aims to help managers embed sustainability into organisations and evaluate the success of their efforts.
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Mood, music, money and financial markets

Business
31 Aug, 2021
New research shows emotions affect the stock market - suggesting that investors should be wary of their own emotions when making investment decisions.
ORCA success for AUT students

ORCA success for AUT students

Communication studies
30 Aug, 2021
Advertising Creativity Team Reece O’Gorman and Connor Cully have taken second place at the Outstanding Radio Creative Awards (ORCA).
Dr Antje Deckert standing arms folded and smiling at the camera.

Support for iwi checkpoints

Social sciences and public policy
16 Aug, 2021
New research supports the use of community checkpoints, as implemented by Māori during the pandemic.
Kelly Luo

Creating change in the community

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
13 Aug, 2021
Meet Kelly Luo, recipient of the 2021 Freemasons University Scholarship, who is passionate about creating change in her community.
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Can HR fix NZ’s toxic workplaces?

Business
10 Aug, 2021
New research shows HR people themselves are working within a wider culture that can inhibit meaningful change, writes Fiona Hurd.
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Search for new AUT V.C begins

23 Aug, 2021
Work has begun to find a new leader for New Zealand’s top modern university.
Shanghai ranking

AUT’s Clinical Medicine first equal

Health sciences
06 Aug, 2021
AUT’s Clinical Medicine has been ranked joint first place amongst New Zealand universities.
HES Maori Celebration of Graduation

The mahi behind Māori graduates

Health sciences
05 Aug, 2021
In the midst of a global pandemic, unprecedented health sector reform and cultural change, Māori health students are still graduating.
1. Lydia Cheung

Time to intervene in supermarket duopoly

Business
05 Aug, 2021
The NZ Commerce Commission must do all it can to promote new entries into our competition landscape, writes Lydia Cheung from the School of Economics.
A screenshot from the video showing a man with a vertical line down the centre of his body.

Pacific language videos: Cook Islands

Health sciences
03 Aug, 2021
It’s Cook Islands Language Week in Aotearoa, and episode four of this year’s AUT Pacific Language Week video series has been released.
People under magnifying glass

Supporting Research Recruitment - August

Health sciences
02 Aug, 2021
Can you help our research with impact? Find out about current research at AUT and recommend projects to friends and whānau who may want to get involved.
Dr Heather Came

Realigning competencies with te Tiriti

Health sciences
02 Aug, 2021
A new study examines regulated health professions’ competency documents and their compliance with te Tiriti.
Professor Andrew Lowe

Five questions: Professor Andrew Lowe

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
30 Jul, 2021
We asked Professor Andrew Lowe five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Chairs and tables laid out for fine dining in a The Clink restaurant.

Public fine dining in prisons is popular

Hospitality, tourism and events
29 Jul, 2021
Opening prison restaurants in New Zealand has the potential to cut reoffending – while being a great experience for diners.
L-R Taituwha King, MP for Auckland Central Chloe Swarbrick, VC Derek McCormack

Official opening of Te Āhuru

28 Jul, 2021
MP for Auckland Central, Chlöe Swarbrick, joined AUT representatives to officially open Te Āhuru Student Accommodation and Recreation Centre.
Hidden curriculum in universities

Hidden curriculum in universities

Law
28 Jul, 2021
Universities should beware of the 'hidden curriculum' that disadvantages many students, writes interim Law Dean Khylee Quince.
Ventillator

Consider the costs of long COVID

Social sciences and public policy
28 Jul, 2021
Governments easing pandemic restrictions need to consider the cost of long COVID, writes Richard Meade.
Associate Professor El-Shadan Tautolo

AUT Pacific youth mental health study

Health sciences
27 Jul, 2021
HRC-funded study aims to improve mental health services for New Zealand’s Pacific youth.
Samirah Ali and Christine McKinnon

Commitment to community causes

27 Jul, 2021
Commitment and passion were strong drivers behind the volunteering and leadership activities done by the latest cohort of Employability Award graduates.
Burnout

Dousing the flames of fatigue

23 Jul, 2021
Dean of the Business School Kate Kearins considers how organisations can tackle the monumental challenge that is fatigue management.
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Universities must embrace partnerships

23 Jul, 2021
Professor Guy Littlefair talks to HEDx podcast to reflect on tertiary education and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
Professor Rhema Vaithianathan sitting arms crossed and looking at the camera.

CSDA screening tool in the spotlight

Social sciences and public policy
22 Jul, 2021
The work of AUT's Centre for Social Data Analytics in using computer algorithms for social good has been getting a lot of international news attention.
Boris Johnson

Could Britain be sued for reopening?

Law
22 Jul, 2021
Amid rising rates of illness and death, the UK has lifted its COVID restrictions. Can other countries take legal action? Kris Gledhill considers the issue.
STEMtastic

Guides have a STEMtastic time at AUT

20 Jul, 2021
Recently nearly 80 Guides explored AUT during STEMtastic, an event presented by She Sharp and hosted by AUT, for GirlGuiding New Zealand.
Decathlon group photo

Decathlon NZ Foundation Talent Games

Sport and recreation
20 Jul, 2021
Two students who won this competition are creating a free-to-access outdoor multi-sport themed gym for the people of Papatoetoe.
Professor Charles Walker

Fletcher Chair of Future Environments

Architecture and built environment
20 Jul, 2021
AUT’s School of Future Environments and Fletcher Construction have signed an MOU to establish the inaugural Chair of Future Environments.
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AUT staff behind canoe racing bid

Sport and recreation
19 Jul, 2021
AUT senior research fellows, Dr Dan Plews and Dr Adam Storey, are helping the New Zealand women's canoe racing team in their bid for Olympic gold.
Climate explained

Are we gaining or losing native forest?

Science
15 Jul, 2021
Ecology professor Sebastian Leuzinger on the question of whether Aotearoa is losing or gaining native forest.
Pacific language videos: Kiribati

Pacific language videos: Kiribati

Health sciences
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.
Tony Astle Dinner

A recipe for a successful evening

Hospitality, tourism and events
13 Jul, 2021
16 second-year hospitality students and staff were given the opportunity to prepare and serve a meal for renowned restaurateur, Tony Astle.
Student Recreation Centre

AUT’s new Student Recreation Centre

09 Jul, 2021
Te Āhuru Recreation Centre in WQ is now open, with brand-new facilities and multi-use activity spaces.
Professor Andrew GIbbons

Five questions: Professor Andrew Gibbons

Education
09 Jul, 2021
We asked Professor Andrew Gibbons five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Fulbright Scholarship

Fulbright NZ award winners 2021

08 Jul, 2021
Congratulations to 2021 Fulbright New Zealand scholarship award winners, AUT staff member Jenni Tupu and AUT alumna Hariata Tai Rakena.
Merja blog

More people are paying for online news

Communication studies
08 Jul, 2021
Dr. Merja Myllylahti breaks down the findings from the latest Reuters Digital News Report 2021.
Awanis Azizan

Tools to combat mussel threat

Science
06 Jul, 2021
A postgraduate student is providing insight into how mussels cope with disease and heat stress.
Talk back cast

AUT on screen with Talkback

Communication studies
06 Jul, 2021
The City Campus is currently featuring on-screen with TVNZ’s new on-demand show Talkback.
Plastic free July

Refuse to use: Plastic free July at AUT

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
06 Jul, 2021
AUT staff and students have come together to go plastic-free this July. Get their top tips for reducing plastic all year round.
Narjis Mirza

Hayakal al Noor, Bodies of Light on now

Art and design
06 Jul, 2021
Hayakal al Noor, Bodies of Light – an exhibition by Art and Design Doctoral Candidate Narjis Mirza is a light installation that is a true feast for the sen
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How body movement changes in pregnancy

05 Jul, 2021
New project to build a greater understanding of the changes pregnant women undergo in body size, shape and balance.
Young leaders

Supporting our future leaders

05 Jul, 2021
AUT is a proud sponsor of four events currently taking place, which support the aspirations of our next generation of leaders.
Manurewa High School

Solving the affordable housing problem

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
02 Jul, 2021
AUT academics have partnered with Manurewa High School to bring mathematical modelling to life.
AUT book launch

AUT marks 21 years

30 Jun, 2021
This year marks twenty-one years of Auckland University of Technology as a university and over 125 years as a tertiary education institution.
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AUT congratulates NZ Olympians

Sport and recreation
29 Jun, 2021
As the Education Partner of the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC), AUT was proud to host the event on June 23rd, announcing the flagbearers for the Toky
MBIE

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.
Is any job better than no job

Is any job better than no job – really?

Business
22 Jun, 2021
New research from AUT’s NZ Work Research Institute suggests past studies may have overstated the “stepping stone” effect of moving from low to higher pay.
Professor Verica Rupar

Five questions: Professor Verica Rupar

Communication studies
21 Jun, 2021
We asked Professor Verica Rupar five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
MOU signing

Youth voices at APEC

18 Jun, 2021
New Zealand will host the international Voices of the Future youth conference as part of APEC this year.
AUT Drone Lab group photo

AUT Drone Lab Antarctic Conservation

17 Jun, 2021
AUT’s Drone Lab is part of the Australian Research Council $A36m project Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF) project.
AUT Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack and restaurateur Tony Astle standing next to each other with a certificate.

Renowned restaurateur honoured by AUT

Hospitality, tourism and events
17 Jun, 2021
Veteran chef and restaurateur Tony Astle has received one of AUT’s highest honours, a Seddon Honorary Fellowship.
Atakohu Middleton

Pikihuia shortlist includes AUT writer

Communication studies
16 Jun, 2021
Congratulations to Communications Studies lecturer Dr Atakohu Middleton, who has been shortlisted in the Pikihuia Awards for her short story Wairua.
Ayesha Scott

AUT funding helps Kiwis talk about money

Business
15 Jun, 2021
Newly funded research from AUT aims to tackle financial abuse by helping Kiwis feel comfortable and talk constructively about money with their loved ones.
Chain over water by Karine Avetisy

Who pays for more resilient supply chains?

Business
15 Jun, 2021
Amid disruptions to connections and markets, Professor Peter Enderwick asks if consumers will, or will not, pay for more resilient global supply chains.
Professor Lindsey White

Five questions: Professor Lindsey White

Science
14 Jun, 2021
We asked Professor Lindsey White five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Auckland most liveable

Auckland "most liveable"? Not for Maori

14 Jun, 2021
Many Māori whānau in Auckland do not enjoy the benefits of this supposed “liveability”, writes the Business School’s Ella Henry.
Te Hotonga Hapori

Impact of housing redevelopment on wellbeing

Health sciences
14 Jun, 2021
AUT has begun research on how urban housing redevelopment affects people’s wellbeing.
Derek McCormack

AUT’s Vice-Chancellor to retire in 2022

11 Jun, 2021
AUT’s Vice-Chancellor to retire in 2022 after eighteen years of service. Students and research with impact hallmarks of Derek McCormack’s leadership.
Peter Skilling

Support for action on inequality in NZ

Business
09 Jun, 2021
In the last decade, public attitudes have swung sharply against NZ’s high levels of economic inequality, writes Peter Skilling in The Guardian.
Professor Fiona Brooks

New Dean for Faculty of HES

08 Jun, 2021
Professor Fiona Brooks has been appointed to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences.
Professor Fiona Peterson

Five questions: Professor Fiona Peterson

08 Jun, 2021
We asked Professor Fiona Peterson five questions about her research following her appointment to Professor.
Alumni event

Eat and Chat with Alumni

04 Jun, 2021
Over 200 students came along to ‘Eat and Chat with Alumni’, which connected students with 25 graduates from all faculties and a range of industries.
Atakohu Middleton

How to decolonise a mind

Communication studies
02 Jun, 2021
What do we mean when we talk about decolonising one’s mind? Dr Atakohu Middleton explains what it means and gives her top tips.
Professor Jarrod Haar

Flames in the NZ workforce

Business
01 Jun, 2021
New AUT research, conducted in December 2020, shows Kiwi workers are at higher risk of being burnt-out than previously thought.
Aerial spaulding lake

Time's strange tissue

Art and design
01 Jun, 2021
Professor Len Gillman, Associate Professor Andrew Denton, and Susan Jowsey are exhibiting their work at the Auckland Festival of Photography.
The title screen from the AUT Samoa Language Week video, saying

AUT Pacific language video series: Samoa

Health sciences
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.
Women in tech group photo

Smoothing the path for women in tech

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
01 Jun, 2021
Read the last Techweek blog on how AUT is mentoring and networking with women in tech.
Professor Zac Morse

Five questions with Professor Zac Morse

Health sciences
31 May, 2021
We asked Professor Zac Morse five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Every Banana Helps

Ad School Grads Winning Awards

31 May, 2021
AUT’s advertising creativity graduates are showcasing their talents, with two creative teams from the 2020 graduating class scooping awards.
HRC 2021

HRC Emerging Researchers First Grants

28 May, 2021
AUT picked up one third of Health Research Council Emerging Researchers First Grants this year.
Creating Community

Good Health Design & We Read Auckland

Art and design
28 May, 2021
The Good Health Design Lab’s Museum of Meaningful Moments will be on display at Auckland Central Library as part of the We Read Auckland regional event.
Professor Alice Theadom

Five questions: Professor Alice Theadom

Health sciences
25 May, 2021
We asked Professor Alice Theadom five questions about her research following her appointment to Professor.
Students sitting in classroom

What does the future journalist look like?

Communication studies
24 May, 2021
Professor Verica Rupar has received US$52,000 from UNESCO Paris to investigate what shape journalism education should take in the 21st century.
Professor Aman Oo

DCT welcomes new Head for ECMS

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
24 May, 2021
The School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences has welcomed Professor Aman Oo as its new Head of School.
A child being studying with a parent.

Homeschooling with limited English

Social sciences and public policy
19 May, 2021
Parents scrambled to homeschool their children during the Covid-19 lockdowns, but those who speak English as a second language found it particularly tough.
khylee-quince-at-aut-marae

Identity not just about DNA percentages

Law
19 May, 2021
Identity involves the nuanced politics of race, the science of genetics, and the social practices of connection, writes interim Dean of Law, Khylee Quince.
Professor Sharon Mazer

Five questions: Professor Sharon Mazer

Language and culture
17 May, 2021
We asked Professor Sharon Mazer five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
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Celebrating Pink Shirt Day 2021 at AUT

14 May, 2021
Join us on Friday 21 May 2021 as we Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!
Associate Professor Tracy Berno with the book Hiakai.

Hiakai wins Ockham NZ Book Award

Hospitality, tourism and events
13 May, 2021
An "astounding" book on modern Māori cuisine has won best illustrated non-fiction at the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
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