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Nu’uali’i standing in her living room, smiling.

Samoan Language Week 2023

30 May, 2023
An AUT alumna shares her language learning journey during Samoan Language Week for the University’s Pacific language video series, 2023.
Professor Barbara Bollard (second from left) and remote sensing technician Ashray Doshi (right) in Antarctica.

Antarctic summer for AUT academics

24 Jan, 2023
Professor Barbara Bollard and remote sensing technician Ashray Doshi are using drones to map ancient moss beds in the Casey region.
Sarat Singamneni

Government grant for shapeshifting tech

15 Dec, 2022
The grant funds research by Dr Yifan Lv and Professor Sarat Singamneni into 3D-printed shapeshifting antennas for 6G wireless transmission.

AUT hosts 10th CS4HS conference

29 Nov, 2022
The Computer Science for High Schools (CS4HS) conference introduces fun new ways of teaching STEM subjects at secondary schools across Aotearoa.

New professors and associate professors

17 Nov, 2022
AUT is delighted to announce the promotion of 15 of its academics to the position of Professor and 30 to Associate Professor.

Calling time on the imperial lawn

02 Nov, 2022
By planting trees on third of the world’s city lawns, we could absorb 6 billion tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere over 20 years.

Robot turtles for ocean conservation

02 Nov, 2022
Great Barrier Reef research brings AUT scientists a step closer in the development of a drone turtle that will monitor biodiversity in our oceans.

Record ranking for AUT

12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.
The city as laboratory

The city as laboratory

20 Sep, 2022
Learning about urban recovery and transformation in post-quake Christchurch.
Hayley Ngo

Win for construction engineering grad

24 Aug, 2022
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) graduate Hayley Ngo has been recognised by the National Association of Women in Construction NZ.
Hayley Ngo

Win for construction engineering grad

24 Aug, 2022
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) graduate Hayley Ngo has been recognised by the National Association of Women in Construction NZ.
Racism for STEM

Racism, exclusion and tokenism

12 Aug, 2022
Given most universities have goals for increasing Māori and Pacific student and staff, we need to ask why numbers still remain low in the research sector.

AUT hosting nearly 1,000 Y13 students

05 Jul, 2022
AUT’s student recruitment team is hosting nearly 1,000 Year 13 students through its school programme this year.

A bridge to future engineering careers

24 May, 2022
AUT in partnership with industry groups are building interest in future engineering careers with the launch of the Bridges to Schools project.
Screenshot of the video showing the words "Episode 1: Sustainable Energy"

Rotuman Language Week 2022

09 May, 2022
The first episode of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – has been released for Rotuman Language Week.
Tech Week 2022

Techweek 2022 – 16 – 22 May

09 May, 2022
AUT is excited to once again be a strategic partner for Techweek, with several on-campus events taking place next week.
IOD web

AUT partnership launches tech bootcamps

05 May, 2022
AUT has partnered with the Institute of Data to offer intensive tech bootcamps for kiwis to upskill and support business growth.
Nz Trees App

NZ Trees app gets update

16 Mar, 2022
AUT’s popular NZ Trees app has been updated with more than double the number of native plants now included as well as an offline feature.
Left to Right. Associate Professor David White and Dr Imran Khan Niazi

Yoga breathing changes brain activity

24 Feb, 2022
A technique popular in yoga classes has been shown to affect brain activity by researchers at AUT’s BioDesign Lab.
AUT equipment arrives to Tonga aboard a New Zealand Defence Force plane. Supplied: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Graduate and AUT help Tongan recovery

18 Feb, 2022
An AUT engineering graduate living in Tonga reached out to AUT staff to help reconnect vital communications following the devastating volcanic eruption.
Computer Science For High Schools, February 10 2022

CS4HS open to more digital teachers

04 Feb, 2022
The CS4HS workshop will take place online on Thursday 10 February and will now be able to host even more teachers from throughout New Zealand.
Lecturer in Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Dr Lorenzo Garcia

Sharp tools reduce infection

03 Feb, 2022
Researchers have uncovered a link between the sharpness of surgical implements and the risk of post-surgery infection.

RespirAq secures $1.5m investment

26 Jan, 2022
A company formed to commercialise innovative respiratory technology, RespirAq, developed by AUT researchers has secured $1.5m of investment.
Monique Cooper

AUT’s first Rhodes Scholar

23 Nov, 2021
Product development engineer Monique Cooper is the first ever AUT graduate to be awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
Professor Len Gillman

Names and indigenous knowledge matter

16 Nov, 2021
What's in a name? Two Auckland academics have just released a report arguing for a change to naming conventions for native plants.
Associate Professor Willem van Straten (left) and Lecturer Patricio Maturana Russel (right)

Gravitational waves Marsden success

04 Nov, 2021
Deciphering gravitational waves and decoding signals from the Universe.
A composite image showing the four AUT Marsden grant recipients.

Four Marsden fund grants for AUT

03 Nov, 2021
Four AUT research projects have been granted more than $2.8 million in the 2021 Marsden Fund round.
Find Your Greatness

New graduate stories for ad campaign

04 Oct, 2021
AUT is today launching phase two of our Find Your Greatness advertising campaign. Meet the four new graduates featured in the campaign.

SfTI funds bio-inspired underwater robot

24 Sep, 2021
Dr Lorenzo Garcia has secured $200,000 of funding in the latest round of the Science for Technological Innovation National Science Challenge.
covid vaccine

Users at the centre of new site

08 Sep, 2021
A group of AUT alumni is behind the vaccine information site, helping people identify available vaccine slots close to them before booking them.
WF WG sky tower

AUT climbs up the global rankings

02 Sep, 2021
AUT continues to climb up the global university rankings joining the University of Otago in second place in NZ and the top 250 universities in the world.
Kelly Luo

Creating change in the community

13 Aug, 2021
Meet Kelly Luo, recipient of the 2021 Freemasons University Scholarship, who is passionate about creating change in her community.
Professor Andrew Lowe

Five questions: Professor Andrew Lowe

30 Jul, 2021
We asked Professor Andrew Lowe five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.

Universities must embrace partnerships

23 Jul, 2021
Professor Guy Littlefair talks to HEDx podcast to reflect on tertiary education and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

Guides have a STEMtastic time at AUT

20 Jul, 2021
Recently nearly 80 Guides explored AUT during STEMtastic, an event presented by She Sharp and hosted by AUT, for GirlGuiding New Zealand.
Plastic free July

Refuse to use: Plastic Free July at AUT

06 Jul, 2021
AUT staff and students have come together to go plastic-free this July. Get their top tips for reducing plastic all year round.
Manurewa High School

Solving the affordable housing problem

02 Jul, 2021
AUT academics have partnered with Manurewa High School to bring mathematical modelling to life.

MBIE Science Whitinga Fellowships

24 Jun, 2021
Three early career researchers in the faculty of Design and Creative Technologies have been awarded MBIE Science Whitinga Fellowships.
Professor Fiona Peterson

Five questions: Professor Fiona Peterson

08 Jun, 2021
We asked Professor Fiona Peterson five questions about her research following her appointment to Professor.
Prof Jairo Gutierrez

Five questions: Prof. Jairo Gutierrez

04 May, 2021
We asked Professor Jairo Gutierrez five questions about his research following his appointment to Professor.

Prosthetic fins for injured sea turtles

31 Mar, 2021
Researchers from AUT BioDesign Lab have developed a prosthetic fin to rehabilitate injured sea turtles.
AI and machine learning

The future of AI and machine learning

26 Mar, 2021
Read the first Techweek 2021 blog on the future of AI and machine learning.
Women academics at AUT

Celebrating AUT's women academics

08 Mar, 2021
Today is International Women’s Day. Read a sample of the research from AUT’s women academics who are working to improve the lives of women in our society.
COVID vaccine passport

COVID vaccine passports

05 Mar, 2021
Vaccine passports would need to be linked securely to travellers and be almost impossible to illegally copy or modify, writes Professor Dave Parry.
Mahsa Mohaghegh

Promoting Equality In The Future of Tech

02 Mar, 2021
Closing the gender gap in STEM starts with educating girls at school and cultivating their interest throughout their education, writes Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh.

New low cost COVID-19 antibody test

23 Feb, 2021
A new Kode Technology COVID-19 antibody test costs a fraction of current diagnostics using existing laboratory technology.
New AUT Professors

New Professors and Associate Professors

30 Nov, 2020
Nine academics have been appointed to the position of Professor, effective from 1 January 2021. 19 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Acoustic panels

The Sound of a Quality Education

15 Sep, 2020
PhD scholar in architectural engineering Megan Burfoot says better classroom acoustics will result in better education outcomes.
Josh and Olaf

Freemasons Scholarship recipients 2020

09 Sep, 2020
Meet Joshua Iosefo and Olaf Wrieden, the 2020 AUT recipients of the Freemasons Scholarship.
NZ Cyber Security Centre

More cyber attacks likely

01 Sep, 2020
New Zealand businesses warned to be ready for cyber attacks as attacks on the NZX continue. Professor Dave Parry explains what’s been happening.
Football robot with boy

Smart toys exposing kids to risk

06 Jul, 2020
Postgraduate student Nicole Girvan was concerned the growing prevalence of smart toys was putting Kiwi kids at risk.

Researcher appointed to global network

02 Jul, 2020
Dr Stuart Weston has been appointed to the International VLBI Service (IVS), a global network of radio telescopes.
Sandra Grau Bartual

Technology to reduce spread of COVID-19

25 Jun, 2020
AUT researchers have secured funding to produce a prototype of a new humidifier aiming to reduce the spread of viruses like COVID-19 in hospital settings.
Lense Thirring

Extreme star’s origin confirmed

31 Jan, 2020
Extreme star’s origin confirmed using general relativity.
Dr John Flackett

AUT boosts AI expertise

28 Jan, 2020
AUT’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies has partnered with Dr John Flackett to create an Artificial Intelligence Lab (AiLab)
Ao Facewear

New face mask addresses air pollution

14 Jan, 2020
BioDesign Lab helps address growing air pollution with new face mask
Dr Jeff Seadon

Burning waste to generate electricity

11 Dec, 2019
How “green” is it to incinerate waste in order to produce electricity? Dr Jeff Seadon answers the question.
WZ building foyer and stairs

AUT building wins NZ Architecture award

20 Nov, 2019
AUT’s WZ Building - Ngā Wai Hono, has won the Education Award at the 2019 New Zealand Architecture Awards announced last week.
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh

Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh wins Equal Pay Award

14 Nov, 2019
The YWCA has named AUT Senior Lecturer Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh champion of equal pay alongside organisational winner Chorus.
First mother in space

First mother in space explores AUT

13 Nov, 2019
NASA astronaut visits Warkworth Radio Astronomy Observatory.
QS stars 2019

AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories

13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
Dr Sarat Singamneni

Marsden Fund Success

11 Nov, 2019
Dr Sarat Singamneni has been awarded a Marsden Fund grant worth $956,000 to investigate controlled magnetic heterogeneity.
New Professors announced in 2019

New Professors and Associate Professors

07 Nov, 2019
AUT has announced the promotion of 12 leading academics to the position of Professor. A further 15 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Digital curriculum- Mahsa

Digital curriculum not about devices

06 Nov, 2019
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh says the digital curriculum is not about devices, but design and critical thinking.
John Tookey, Professor in Construction Management

Flexibility essential in home design

21 Oct, 2019
Designers and builders will have to become more creative in how housing and infrastructure matches our expectations, writes Professor John Tookey.
Dr  Amir Ghaffarianhoseini and Dr Ali GhaffarianHoseini

Built futures at AUT Architecture Lab

03 Oct, 2019
AUT collaborated with the New Zealand Green Building Council to hold a pecha kucha event
Dr Jeff Seadon

Are we blissfully ignorant on recycling?

18 Sep, 2019
Most NZers might be happy with their recycling service, but the reality is quite different and councils need to up their game, Dr Jeff Seadon writes.
Andrew Lowe & Gail Pacheco

AUT secures $13M in MBIE Endeavour Fund

18 Sep, 2019
AUT researchers have secured $13m in funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Endeavour Fund.
THE Rankings Sep 2019

AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings

12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
Woolf Fisher AUT scholarship Awards ceremony

19 first in family scholarships awarded

05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.
The digital quest

The digital quest for immortality

05 Sep, 2019
Immortality has been a topic of discussion since the legend of the Holy Grail, writes David Evans Bailey.
AUT scientists Dr Zohreh Doborjeh and Dr Maryam Doborjeh

AI uncovers benefits of mindfulness

20 Aug, 2019
AUT KEDRI scientists have discovered a link between mindfulness training and improved cognitive function.
recycling machine

How recycling is actually sorted

14 Aug, 2019
Recycling in Australia used to be fairly simple. Our older readers may remember bottle drives, paper/cardboard collections, and the trip to sell metals.
Students taking part in Hackathon

Student hackathon works to reduce waste

14 Aug, 2019
AUT students recently collaborated with industry to tackle environmental issues producing potential solutions in just eight hours.
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang

Melanoma - What's hair got to do with it

07 Aug, 2019
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang has been investigating why children are particularly vulnerable to sun exposure.
WZ building St Paul Facade

WZ building shortlisted for award

31 Jul, 2019
WZ Building - Ngā Wai Hono, has been shortlisted for the 2019 New Zealand Architecture Awards.
Missing the (SKA) bus

Missing the (SKA) bus

04 Jul, 2019
Government’s decision to walk away from the world’s biggest ICT project is curious
earthquake proof technology test

Earthquake Proof Technology Test

20 May, 2019
New technology tested at AUT limits earthquake damage and self-centres building post quake
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones

Christchurch tragedy

15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh

AI-DAY is everywhere

13 Feb, 2019
New Zealand’s premier AI event returns for 2019 and as an event sponsor, AUT experts feature in the line-up.
AUT Edge Award winners

Gaining skills for the workplace

14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
Professor Nikola Kasabov

KEDRI Director receives honorary degree

05 Dec, 2018
Professor Nikola Kasabov received the honorary degree Doctor Honoris Causa from Obuda University in Hungary recently.
AUT's new Professors

New Professors and Associate Professors

01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
The Sustainability Taskforce at the Roadmap launch

Minister launches sustainable blueprint

24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.
WF WG sky tower

THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall

AUT 2019 domestic and international fees

13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
Zohreh and Maryam Doborjeh with the NeuCube machine learning system

World first for decision-making AI

03 Sep, 2018
In a world first, AUT researchers have developed an AI model, which can predict a person’s choices before they have even made up their mind.
Professor Guy Littlefair

Five questions: Professor Guy Littlefair

03 Sep, 2018
We asked Professor Guy Littlefair five questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.

City Campus’ newest building now open

17 Jul, 2018
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.
Megan Burfoot receiving Freemasons University Scholarship

A wealth of talent

11 Jul, 2018
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.

Excitement around the potential of SKA

06 Jul, 2018
New Zealand’s contribution to the world’s biggest science project – the SKA – last night received a top honour for research and innovation.

Joining top young entrepreneurs

03 Jul, 2018
Computer science and business student Olaf Wrieden is heading to Melbourne in July to attend the ASES Summit.
Peter Chong

4 questions with Professor Peter Chong

31 May, 2018
We asked Professor Peter Chong four questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.

AUT increases presence in QS subject rankings

01 Mar, 2018

New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.

Radio Telescope

NZ radio astronomy goes global over KAREN

26 Sep, 2017

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).
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Radilaite Cammock

Māori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme

02 Sep, 2017

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.


Minister visits two School laboratories

28 Feb, 2017

The new Science Minister, Paul Goldsmith, has made his second trip to AUT in two weeks.


AUT part of SpaceX’s first delivery to International Space Station

24 Feb, 2017

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.


AUT appoints new Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of DCT Faculty

21 Feb, 2017

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.


From AUT student to award winning entrepreneur

09 Nov, 2016
An international PhD student at AUT is today launching a campaign to translate his research, producing interactive games for people with visual impairments, into a global success.

AUT-SKA project highly commended at NZ Innovation Awards

28 Oct, 2016

AUT’s role in the world’s biggest science project won a highly commended prize at the NZ Innovation Awards.


AUT researcher wins MBIE funding for quake tech

29 Sep, 2016

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.


Save the bees

03 Aug, 2016

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.


AUT video: the science and history behind Matariki

08 Jun, 2016

The bright blue stars known as the Seven Sisters are known for marking the beginning of Matariki- or the Māori New Year.


Experieco CEO Andrew McPherson to speak at STEMprenuers speaker series

20 May, 2016

The CEO of cloud service provider Andrew McPherson will be the third speaker at this year’s STEMprenuers speaker series.


AUT launches NEUlab - NZ's first advanced data science laboratory

30 Nov, 2015

New Zealand’s first advanced data science laboratory has opened at AUT.


AUT students head to Huawei HQ in China

11 Nov, 2015

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.


AUT students take part in Engineers Without Borders competition

02 Oct, 2015

A storm water management system and wind turbines are AUT Engineering students answer for a struggling village in Cameroon.


Remote work: major study launched

12 Feb, 2013

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.


It’s time to celebrate our summer graduates

11 Dec, 2012

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.


AUT supports Joyce’s call for more qualified engineers

21 Nov, 2012

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%.


Olympic gold for engineering student

09 Aug, 2012

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 takes crucial role in first private space mission

23 May, 2012

AUT University is proud to be playing an integral role in the first private space flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

An AUT radio telescope

Science stars to shine at astronomy conference in Auckland

08 Feb, 2012

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.


Marsden Fund grant to help unearth the ‘male advantage’

19 Oct, 2011

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.


IT careers on show at Manukau

18 Oct, 2011

Speakers included Jenene Freer from the NZ Girl website, Craig Meek from Futuretech, Orcon founder Seeby Woodhouse, and local programmer Simon Riley.


Big step forward for NZ-Aust SKA telescope network

07 Jul, 2011

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 radio astronomy makes finals of World Summit Award

06 Apr, 2011

AUT University has made it to the finals of the World Summit Award for its work in radio astronomy.

Radio Telescope

KAREN connects Australia and New Zealand over 5500 km

26 Nov, 2010

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.


Forum to meet on the future of communication networks

27 Oct, 2010

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.

Professor Allan Bell, Director of AUT's Institute for Culture, Discourse & Communication

Internet now integral to New Zealanders’ daily life

16 Mar, 2010

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.

Professor Sergei Gulyaev

Scientists look at role New Zealand will play in international space project

17 Feb, 2010

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.


IBM Grant to AUT Boosts SKA Bid

15 Jun, 2009

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.