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Winter 2018 edition of AUTLaw

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Associate Professor Khylee Quince
Geoff Perry and Richard Hall
Women academics at AUT
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Identity not just about DNA percentages
19 May, 2021
Identity involves the nuanced politics of race, the science of genetics, and the social practices of connection, writes interim Dean of Law, Khylee Quince.
Associate Professor Khylee Quince
AUT appoints Interim Dean of Law
09 Apr, 2021
Associate Professor Khylee Quince has been appointed the Interim Dean of the School of Law at AUT.
Geoff Perry and Richard Hall
AUT’s newest Reeves Honorary Fellows
01 Apr, 2021
Dr Geoff Perry and Richard Hall have been made AUT’s newest Reeves Honorary Fellows in recognition of their significant contributions to the University.
Anti-slavery law an urgent priority
23 Mar, 2021
The call by NZ business leaders for an inquiry into the need for a modern-day slavery law is welcome but long overdue, writes Professor Kris Gledhill.
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.

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