AUT News

Damon Salesa receives prize

AUT VC wins Ockham Book Award

17 May, 2024
Professor Damon Salesa’s book recognised takes prize in non-fiction category.
A chateau that makes part of the campus at Institut Lyfe. It looks like a fairytale-castle.

AUT joins exclusive hospitality Alliance

Hospitality, tourism and events
14 May, 2024
AUT has been welcomed into an exclusive alliance with 25 other leading hospitality and culinary schools around the globe.
Pare Keiha and Noe Noe Wong-Wilson hold the MOU after both signing it at the event

Successful launch of WIPCE 2025

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
13 May, 2024
AUT hosted a launch event on May 9 for the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education (WIPCE) 2025.
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Business news


Why aren’t Australian churches taxed?

06 May, 2024
Should churches be offered an uncapped exemption from income tax when there are questions about how appropriately their profits are used?
AUT Business School Dean

“Difficult” or “difference-making”?

03 May, 2024
AUT Business School Dean, Professor Kate Kearins, explores a central question: How to help turn difficult conversations into difference-making dialogues?
Professor at AUT

Newbies don’t know what they don’t know

23 Apr, 2024
The first 90 days on the job can be stressful, but there are practical ways for employers to help newcomers thrive, writes Helena Cooper-Thomas.
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Culture and society news

Building HBD

Building better housing for biodiversity

Architecture and built environment
22 May, 2024
Attempts to solve NZ’s housing crisis by increasing residential density can drive natural habitat and biodiversity loss – but it doesn’t have to.
Netflix Show, Bridgerton Picture

Shonda Rhimes: the queen of romance

Communication studies
17 May, 2024
Rebecca Trelease examines the art form behind some of the most beloved romance shows of our time, produced or directed by romance mastermind, Shona Rhimes.

Film documents AUT research

Architecture and built environment
16 May, 2024
Wellbeing-Centred Cities shows how Aotearoa’s urban centres are acting to meet current complex crises in climate, biodiversity and human wellbeing.
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Health news

Kid on screen

Reducing high screen time for NZ kids

Health sciences
23 May, 2024
New recommendations released to help Kiwi kids avoid impacts of high rates of screen use at home and in classroom.
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.
The oral health team

New community-centred oral health clinic

Health sciences
27 Mar, 2024
Students and staff gathered at the AUT South Campus for a blessing ceremony for a new oral health clinic for the community in South Auckland.
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Science and technology news

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.
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.
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.
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University news

AUT proud to host Sāmoan Head of State

AUT proud to host Sāmoan Head of State

21 May, 2024
AUT’s Vice-Chancellor was honoured to host the Sāmoan Head of State, His Highness Tuimaleali’ifano Va'aleto'a Sualauvi II, and his delegation at AUT.
Damon Salesa receives prize

AUT VC wins Ockham Book Award

17 May, 2024
Professor Damon Salesa’s book recognised takes prize in non-fiction category.
Ten new kaihoe (appointees)

Collective purpose motivates new cohort

15 May, 2024
Ten new kaihoe (appointees) have been inducted into AUT’s Eke Tangaroa Programme for early-career Māori and Pacific academics.
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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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