Government’s decision to walk away from the world’s biggest ICT project is curious
Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack, on behalf of AUT Council, has awarded the honorary title of Professor Emeritus to five senior professors.
AUT ICT and Engineering Career Fair is a great way to expand students’ understanding of career options and employers’ knowledge of AUT qualifications.
A groundbreaking machine learning system called NeuCube underpins a number of the revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) projects at AUT.
Over 50 of our oldest alumni came together for the 2018 Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion hosted by the alumni office.
The WZ building – the new home of our School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences – represents a new way of teaching and learning for AUT.
As the Freemasons Charity invites applications for university scholarships for study in 2019, we talk to one AUT recipient on the difference it has made.
New Zealand’s contribution to the world’s biggest science project – the SKA – last night received a top honour for research and innovation.
Computer science and business student Olaf Wrieden is heading to Melbourne in July to attend the ASES Summit.
We asked Professor Peter Chong four questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Professor John Tookey provided expert comment for a series of Stuff articles which looked at a range of problems besetting the construction industry.
Attending a lunchtime presentation by ANZ Technology during her time as an AUT student delivered pure gold for software development alumna Bailee Devey.
School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences Professor Krishnamachar Prasad was recognised with the prestigious Hind Rattan Award in Bangkok.
When Elon Musk's commercial space company Space X successfully launched Falcon Heavy, AUT’s Radio Astronomy and Space Research team helped keep an eye on it.
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.
Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand Ltd (REANNZ) and AUT University last week celebrated the successful connection of AUT’s radio telescope at Warkworth to the Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network (KAREN).
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.
The new Science Minister, Paul Goldsmith, has made his second trip to AUT in two weeks.
AUT’s Institute of Radio Astronomy and Space Research was thrilled to be a part of SpaceX’s first delivery to the International Space Station overnight.
Professor Guy Littlefair has been appointed by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) as the new Dean of its Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies (DCT) and Pro-Vice Chancellor. He will take up the position in July 2017.
AUT’s role in the world’s biggest science project won a highly commended prize at the NZ Innovation Awards.
Technology co-designed by an AUT academic that improves earthquake resilience in buildings has won more than three million dollars in government funding.
The Resilient Slip-Friction Joint (RSFJ) was designed by Structural Engineering lecturer Dr Pouyan Zarnani with two members of Auckland University’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department when he was a post-doctoral fellow there.
The first Māori woman to get a PhD from engineering at AUT graduated on Friday.
Ngaire Hart is believed to be only the second Māori woman to have the qualification in this field.
The bright blue stars known as the Seven Sisters are known for marking the beginning of Matariki- or the Māori New Year.
The CEO of cloud service provider Andrew McPherson will be the third speaker at this year’s STEMprenuers speaker series.
New Zealand’s first advanced data science laboratory has opened at AUT.
Six lucky AUT students are this month getting the rare opportunity to go behind the doors of Huawei HQ in Shenzhen and see what is involved in being the world’s biggest telecommunications technology retailer.
A storm water management system and wind turbines are AUT Engineering students answer for a struggling village in Cameroon.
The traditional concept of office workers stuck at desks all day is changing.
An increasing number of workplaces are allowing employees to work remotely (teleworking) but very little is known about the practice in Australasia. A new project involving AUT researchers aims to learn more.
We are celebrating our biggest graduation on record – with a total of 3922 students graduating in one of 10 ceremonies over the next four days. Prior to the first ceremony on each day of graduation our graduands will parade in full regalia from Albert Park, along Queen Street through Auckland CBD, finishing at the Town Hall where the ceremonies will take place.
New Zealand’s universities are currently educating more than 7000 equivalent full time engineering students. The Institute of Professional Engineers of New Zealand’s recent report indicates an additional 2000 more engineering graduates will be needed to support an innovation-led economy. The Budget 2012 allocated an additional $42 million for this purpose. Therefore AUT has increased its engineering student intake for next year by nearly 10%.
Jo Aleh and her partner Olivia Powrie won the gold medal in the 470 sailing class in one of the final events of the London Olympics. The pair went into the final race equal with the British team on points. They secured the gold emphatically by winning the final race with the British entry finishing ninth.
AUT University is proud to be playing an integral role in the first private space flight to the International Space Station (ISS).
An array of top international scientists including the inventor of Wi-Fi and the astronomer who downgraded Pluto converges on Auckland next week for the SKANZ 2012* conference hosted by AUT University.
The disadvantage of women in the work place has long been of interest to researchers. However with support from this year’s Marsden Fund, Dr Irene Ryan of AUT Business School now hopes to turn the lens towards the male advantage.
Speakers included Jenene Freer from the NZ Girl website, Craig Meek from Futuretech, Orcon founder Seeby Woodhouse, and local programmer Simon Riley.
New Zealand and Australia’s bid to host the international SKA radio telescope has taken a leap forward, following the commissioning of a working optical fibre link between AUT University’s radio telescope and radio telescopes across Australia including CSIRO’s Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope in Western Australia.
AUT University has made it to the finals of the World Summit Award for its work in radio astronomy.
AUT University's Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space Research (IRASR) and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research at Curtin University in Perth made a significant contribution to Australia – New Zealand SKA (Square Kilometre Array) development this week with a successful, high-speed data transfer trial.
There are now few places in the world that don’t have access to the global communications infrastructure but quality of access, conflicting technologies and ease of connectivity continue to be issues.
The Digital Divide is disappearing in New Zealand, with social differences in Internet usage shrinking by the year.
The second bi-annual survey of more than 1200 New Zealanders shows that New Zealand has reached a point where most of us are using the Internet and there’s no longer a typical user.
Astronomers from New Zealand and abroad are meeting at AUT University this week to hear about the contribution New Zealand can make to the upcoming international space exploration project, the Square Kilometre Array.
A grant of specialised hardware, software, and research time to AUT University by IBM will strengthen New Zealand’s chances of co-hosting the world’s biggest radio telescope project.
AUT leads the New Zealand arm of the Australasian Consortium striving towards a role in the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, with total cost of approximately NZ$4.6 billion dollars.