AUT News

Doctor NZ

School-based healthcare a must for NZ

Health sciences
16 Jul, 2024
Though NZ’s school achievement is a big focus right now, what’s missing from the discussion is the impact health has on learning and academic achievement.
From left to right: Kane Follows, Greta Pilkington, Connor Bell, Ainsley Thorpe and Tara Vaughan.

Paris-bound Olympic athletes

Sport and recreation
15 Jul, 2024
AUT very proud of alumni and student selected for the New Zealand Team at Paris 2024.
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Could AI create less trustworthy news?

Communication studies
09 Jul, 2024
A new study suggests that generative AI could return false or misleading information, causing significant implications for the news industry.
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Business news

Garden Herbs

Can smells influence what you buy?

Business
26 Jun, 2024
Using scent strategies to nudge consumers toward more wholesome food options is an under-explored opportunity to improve public health outcomes.
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Pay transparency helps close gender gap

20 Jun, 2024
Many countries are legislating for pay transparency through mandatory audits, reporting, and gender-neutral job classification systems. Why isn’t NZ?
Event organisers for accounting careers day

Career tips for tomorrow's accountants

Business
14 Jun, 2024
A career in accounting offers a world of possibilities for graduates with strong interpersonal skills – and AI won’t be changing that any time soon.
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Culture and society news

Laces made by Jacob Smith

Enter the Woo-Lace

Art and design
11 Jul, 2024
Sneakerhead and AUT Bachelor of Design student Jacob Smith has developed a biodegradable shoelace using strong New Zealand wool.
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Could AI create less trustworthy news?

Communication studies
09 Jul, 2024
A new study suggests that generative AI could return false or misleading information, causing significant implications for the news industry.
Renters Sign

Proposed law could hurt good tenants

Law
25 Jun, 2024
Housing security for NZ’s 1.7 million renters could be at risk if an amendment bill becomes law, particularly if “no-cause” evictions return.
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Health news

Doctor NZ

School-based healthcare a must for NZ

Health sciences
16 Jul, 2024
Though NZ’s school achievement is a big focus right now, what’s missing from the discussion is the impact health has on learning and academic achievement.
Pregnant Person

Needed: more midwives, better supported

19 Jun, 2024
Many NZ midwives feel professionally “invisible”, which contributes to a lack of support from healthcare bodies and threatens their health and safety.
Medical Student Studying

New study option maximises flexibility

Health sciences
14 Jun, 2024
For the first time, AUT is now offering a double health degree and dual registration pathway within a continuous four-year course of study.
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Science and technology news

Black and White Building

Lean Construction conference at AUT

Architecture and built environment
17 Jun, 2024
New Zealand’s first ever conference of The International Group for Lean Construction takes place at Auckland University of Technology from 1 to 6 July.
Aorere students on boat

Aorere students study ocean with AUT

Science
06 Jun, 2024
AUT scientists and 23 biology students from Aorere College have collected data from Mahurangi Harbour to measure environmental change.
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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University news

From left to right: Kane Follows, Greta Pilkington, Connor Bell, Ainsley Thorpe and Tara Vaughan.

Paris-bound Olympic athletes

Sport and recreation
15 Jul, 2024
AUT very proud of alumni and student selected for the New Zealand Team at Paris 2024.

Kiribati Language Week 2024

08 Jul, 2024
AUT alumna, Lisa Ngauea, speaks about her Kiribati language journey as the University celebrates the third Pacific Language Week of 2024.
Damon Salesa at AUT's Matariki awards

AUT announces Matariki Award winners

05 Jul, 2024
AUT announces the winners of Ngā Whakamānawa o Matariki, AUT's Matariki Awards, recognising staff excellence across academic and professional disciplines.
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Celebrating success

Dr Nadia Charania

Dr Nadia Charania

21 May 2024
Dr Nadia Charania, senior lecturer in public health, has been awarded a Leader Fellowship by Te Niwha, the national infectious diseases research platform.
Professor Nhut (Nick) H Nguyen

Professor Nhut (Nick) H Nguyen

21 May 2024
Professor Nhut (Nick) H Nguyen from the AUT Business School has won (with his research partners) the INFINZ NZX Research Report of the Year award.
Associate Professor Jenny Fleming

Associate Professor Jenny Fleming

21 May 2024
Associate Professor Jenny Fleming from the School of Sport and Recreation has recently received the Fellow Award from Work-integrated Learning New Zealand.
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