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Aorere students on boat

Aorere students study ocean with AUT

06 Jun, 2024
AUT scientists and 23 biology students from Aorere College have collected data from Mahurangi Harbour to measure environmental change.
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Leap Day: Time and Space Connection

28 Feb, 2024
Senior Lecturer Emily O’Hara believes leap years and days offer something even more interesting to consider: why do we have calendars anyway?
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AUT’s kaupapa moana in the blue economy

12 Dec, 2023
AUT is one of the leading research partners in the Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre, which addresses the challenges facing blue economy industries.
Ivy and her friend Eva at Tahuna Torea Nature Reserve

The roots of success

26 Sep, 2023
Year 13 St Kentigern College student Ivy Wang has won a top science prize – and she credits one of AUT’s professors for her success.
Rare squid found

Rare squid found

02 Aug, 2023
AUT’s resident squid expert Kat Bolstad appeared on RNZ Nights last week to talk about the Squid Squad and their annual Squidmas research trip.
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School science and mātauranga Māori

17 Jul, 2023
There is a need for careful reading and thoughtfulness in the discussion over mātauranga Māori and school science, Professor Georgina Tuari Stewart says.
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Southland media feature AUT alumna

07 Jun, 2023
AUT alumna and Coastal Restoration Trust science award winner, Cassie Newman discussed her erosion research with the Southland Times and Southland Express.
Group photo of members of Whakatupu Aotearoa Foundation, Tax Management NZ, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, the Vice-Chancellor's Office and the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences.

‘Living classroom’ nurtures young minds

03 May, 2023
AUT has received a gift to see restoration sites used as living classrooms for rangatahi
Huge therapeutic potential for research

Huge therapeutic potential for research

27 Apr, 2023
At AUT’s Drug Delivery Research Group, PhD candidate Maya Dian is one of several postgraduate students working on novel research and development projects.
Tofua Volcano oblique view from NE to SW

One year on from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai eruption – what do we know

16 Jan, 2023
On 15 January 2022 the active volcano Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai erupted, sending a shockwave around the world. One year later, what do we know?


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