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Interns for NASA

AUT student Axl Rogers heads to NASA

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
10 May, 2024
He’s been a cleaner, mowed lawns and worked as a builder, but now Axl Rogers is close to completing a PhD in astrophysics and is jetting off to NASA.
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NZ largest podcast study: Podcast Summit

Communication studies
06 May, 2024
At the upcoming NZ Podcasting Summit on May 11, Lewis Tennant will share his new research-the most comprehensive study of Aotearoa's podcast landscape yet.
Scientists at AUT

Recycled glass for road construction

Architecture and built environment
01 May, 2024
AUT researchers find a more sustainable way of stabilising roads - replacing cement with waste glass that would otherwise go to landfill.
NFL ball

AUT algorithm predicts unlikely NFL pick

23 Apr, 2024
An algorithm developed by an AUT economics professor is predicting an unlikely pick for the forthcoming National Football League (NFL) draft.
Pregnant runner

Pregnant runners' pain varies

Sport and recreation
15 Apr, 2024
A new study has found key differences in the pain of pregnant runners, depending on whether they’ve previously had children.
Boy Swimming

NZ kids love arts, culture, recreation

15 Apr, 2024
A report by AUT’s Dr Rebecca Evans found 97% of 12-year-olds participate in some kind of extracurricular activity.
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Trust in news declines rapidly in 2024

Communication studies
08 Apr, 2024
The latest Trust in News report shows a rapid decline in trust in 2024, despite high interest in news.
China EQ Researchers

Earthquake innovations tested in China

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
08 Apr, 2024
Earthquake innovations by AUT Associate Professor Shahab Ramhormozian and collaborators were tested on one of the world’s largest shake tables.
AUT staff

Urgency needed over mental health care

Health sciences
22 Mar, 2024
A survey of parents in Aotearoa shows that 95 percent are having difficulties finding mental health treatment for children.
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New name, continued focus for institute

19 Mar, 2024
The launch of AUT’s NZ Policy Research Institute | Te Kāhui Rangahau Mana Taurite marks a renewed commitment to doing research that matters.


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