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Preparing athletes for success

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Preparing athletes for success

Source: Auckland University of Technology 25 Jan, 2019 For elite athletes, success or failure often hinges on the training and build-up that happens in the days, weeks, months and even years before a sporting event. The Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) at AUT is a national hub for researchers who are focused on […]

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Novel tech set to test limits

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Novel tech set to test limits

Source: Auckland University of Technology 24 Jan, 2019 Complete a university degree or take the plunge as an entrepreneur? AUT engineering alumnus and Avice co-founder Parn Jones discovered it doesn’t have to be one or the other. Less than two years after Parn completed his Master of Engineering degree, his start-up has released its first […]

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Providing a career kick-start

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Providing a career kick-start

Source: Auckland University of Technology 24 Jan, 2019 From Vodafone New Zealand to Idea Lab in San Diego, more than 3,300 organisations have provided 7,000 students with vital work experience as part of AUT’s Business Co-operative Education programme. In their final year of study, AUT business and economics students spend eight weeks with an employer, […]

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Young adults at risk of stroke

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Young adults at risk of stroke

Source: Auckland University of Technology 23 Jan, 2019 Almost one in four people aged 25 years are at risk of developing a stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study. The study also shows that New Zealand (26.4 percent) has the second highest lifetime risk of stroke among developed countries, ahead of Canada […]

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Farewell to Professor Ian Shirley

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Farewell to Professor Ian Shirley

Source: Auckland University of Technology 23 Jan, 2019 Emeritus Professor Ian Shirley was a friend and colleague to many at AUT as a researcher, leader, mentor, supervisor and notable person about the University. Ian’s contribution to AUT dates back to 2000 when he joined the University from Massey to take up a role of Professor […]

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Ready to take on the world

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Ready to take on the world

Source: Auckland University of Technology 23 Jan, 2019 Before Sofie Heaphy graduated from AUT with her Bachelor of Health Science in Paramedicine she had already organised a student paramedic conference, volunteered for St John, acted as the New Zealand representative for Student Paramedics Australasia and co-ordinated a month-long volunteer trip to provide medical assistance in […]

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Celebrating AUT through the years

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Celebrating AUT through the years

Source: Auckland University of Technology 21 Jan, 2019 The 2018 Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion held at the end of 2018 brought together over 50 of AUT’s longest-standing alumni to celebrate their connection to AUT’s early DNA. After being established as Auckland Technical School in 1895, AUT was re-named Seddon Memorial Technical College in 1913 […]

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Research tackles online trolls

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Research tackles online trolls

Source: Auckland University of Technology 16 Jan, 2019 “Being lost for words is not the way to go when faced with negative online behaviours such as disinformation, racist discourse or trolling,” says Dr Philippa Smith, Senior Lecturer in Language and Culture at AUT. Philippa recently returned from a three-month position as a Visiting Fellow at […]

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AUT strengthens ties with Chinese alumni community in Auckland

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on AUT strengthens ties with Chinese alumni community in Auckland

Source: Auckland University of Technology 15 Jan, 2019 Members of AUT’s influential Chinese alumni community in Auckland joined the alumni team and key staff from the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) for an end-of-year lunch at Four Seasons in late November 2018. The event’s purpose was to start building relationships with key Chinese […]

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AUT awards two honorary doctorates

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on AUT awards two honorary doctorates

Source: Auckland University of Technology 11 Jan, 2019 Richard Harris Countless New Zealanders’ and thousands of AUT students’ lives have been made a little richer thanks to the spaces and sharing of artworks made possible by the University’s new Honorary Doctors – Richard Harris and Sir James Wallace. Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Vice Chancellor, […]

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PhD milestone at AUT Law School

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on PhD milestone at AUT Law School

Source: Auckland University of Technology 07 Jan, 2019 Judge Layne Harvey Research examining the management of Māori land trusts is the focus of the first PhD awarded by the AUT Law School. Māori Land Court Judge, Layne Harvey, (Ngāti Awa, Rongowhakaata, Te Aitanga a Māhaki, Te Whānau a Apanui and Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa) […]

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Operations resume after City Campus fire

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Operations resume after City Campus fire

Source: Auckland University of Technology 20 Dec, 2018 AUT The fire at AUT’s City Campus on Wednesday 19 December has caused isolated damage that a team is working to assess and fix. Everyone was safely evacuated from the affected buildings. At this stage, we are expecting normal operations for Summer School and Semester One. While […]

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Gaining skills for the workplace

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Gaining skills for the workplace

Source: Auckland University of Technology 14 Dec, 2018 “A degree opens the doors, but it is the ‘C’ skills that give you the confidence to walk through those doors,” states Auckland Council Graduate Programmes Leader Lacey Knight. Auckland Council sponsored the AUT Edge Award Overall Achievement Prize this semester that was won by the student […]

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Clever Little Monthly wins X-Challenge

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Clever Little Monthly wins X-Challenge

Source: Auckland University of Technology 12 Dec, 2018 Mia Evans is pictured from Clever Little Monthly. In front of a live audience and four fearsome “dragons” 12 finalists had just five minutes each to pitch their idea and be in the running to take home a share of a $40,000 cash prize pool, together with […]

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Juggling school holidays and work

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Juggling school holidays and work

Source: Auckland University of Technology 07 Dec, 2018 The countdown is on towards the summer school holidays – a time many working parents approach with a mix of anticipation and trepidation. School holidays are important for children as they offer a break from the routine and demands of school. They also give families a chance […]

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When marketing doesn’t match practice

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on When marketing doesn’t match practice

Source: Auckland University of Technology 06 Dec, 2018 Brand activism has become the new marketing tactic of choice, and a brand’s stance on societal and political issues can offer a differentiating factor in a fast-paced corporate marketplace. Historically brands have not engaged in social and political conversations for fear of potentially alienating customers, but our […]

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Newspapers shrink local news gaps widen

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Newspapers shrink local news gaps widen

Source: Auckland University of Technology 06 Dec, 2018 Dr Merja Myllylahti, author of the JMAD annual New Zealand Media Ownership Report AUT research center for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) has published its eighth New Zealand Media Ownership Report which includes in-depth coverage of the structural and ownership changes in New Zealand media market during […]

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KEDRI Director receives honorary degree

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on KEDRI Director receives honorary degree

Source: Auckland University of Technology 05 Dec, 2018 Professor Nikola Kasabov, with daughter Assia Kassabova Knowledge Engineering and Discovery Research Institute (KEDRI) Director Professor Nikola Kasabov received the honorary degree Doctor Honoris Causa from Obuda University in Hungary recently. Professor Kasabov was presented with the accolade – the highest honorary science degree in Hungary – […]

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Improving diversity outcomes

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Improving diversity outcomes

Source: Auckland University of Technology 04 Dec, 2018 A new report into the role of the public sector in diversity and inclusion has been launched by Auckland University of Technology’s (AUT) Policy Observatory. Co-authored by Professor Edwina Pio, AUT’s University Director of Diversity and Mervin Singham, presently the Executive Director of the Royal Commission of […]

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Marsden funding for AUT legal research

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Marsden funding for AUT legal research

Source: Auckland University of Technology 04 Dec, 2018 Dr Katey Thom, Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Law School is the recipient of a Marsden grant for her research into police practices when engaging with citizens in mental distress. Katey is an interdisciplinary social science researcher exploring the spaces where law and health interface. […]

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