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Ella Henry presents award to Trudy James
Mātauranga Māori celebrated
11 Aug, 2022
Te Ara Pakihi, Te Ōhanga Me Te Ture | Faculty of Business, Economics and Law has contributed to many recent successes and celebrations of mātauranga Māori.
New AUT Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
01 Nov, 2021
Eight AUT academics have been promoted to the position of Professor, and a further 22 have been appointed as Associate Professors.
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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.
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.
Headshot of AUT Law expert Christopher Whitehead
Does travel insurance have a future?
01 Oct, 2020
The Law School’s Christopher Whitehead discusses the complex world of travel, insurance, and legalese in pandemic times.
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