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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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Meet the new Internz

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Meet the new Internz

Source: Auckland University of Technology 28 Nov, 2018 21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be international interns in 2019. Te Puea Matoe who will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Maori Development and Bachelor of Laws will work at the […]

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NZ has the world’s highest MND mortality

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on NZ has the world’s highest MND mortality

Source: Auckland University of Technology 28 Nov, 2018 The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study reveals that New Zealand’s rate of mortality from motor neuron disease is 2.2 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants – ahead of Australia and the U.K. Research is required to determine the contributing factors. Although, it may be linked to genetic predisposition, […]

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Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit

Source: Auckland University of Technology 26 Nov, 2018 International researchers, health professionals and policymakers will gather at AUT on November 27. The Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit is a collaboration between AUT, The Lancet Neurology and the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study, which is coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation […]

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Researching inflammation and depression

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Researching inflammation and depression

Source: Auckland University of Technology 26 Nov, 2018 Auckland University of Technology has won a Marsden Grant of $827K to investigate the relationship between inflammation in the body and depression. Research leader and psychology professor Richard Siegert says more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression and while there is evidence that depression and […]

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Bees, basil and broccoli

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Bees, basil and broccoli

Source: Auckland University of Technology 22 Nov, 2018 Staff and students on the North Campus have been putting on their sustainability caps and making use of the green space, resulting in the creation of a bee hotel for solitary bees, and raised food gardens. Estates Operations Manager Rory Chacko says that because of all the […]

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Oral therapy student intake to increase

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Oral therapy student intake to increase

Source: Auckland University of Technology 21 Nov, 2018 Professor Max Abbott, AUT’s Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, commends the Labour Party for adopting a new policy of introducing universal free dental care. Professor Abbott has long called for measures to enable all New Zealanders to have access to […]

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Shattering the glass ceiling

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Shattering the glass ceiling

Source: Auckland University of Technology 20 Nov, 2018 Researchers have shown it is still necessary to prove there is a gender pay gap, and that closing that gap may be an even bigger hurdle. University of Waikato’s Suzette Dyer and Fiona Hurd from AUT have been working together on the project, which examined the attitudes […]

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Student awarded Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Student awarded Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship

Source: Auckland University of Technology 19 Nov, 2018 Second-year Tourism Management student Heaven-Lee Kaka has been appointed the 2019 Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship recipient by leading tourism operator, Ngāi Tahu Tourism. The scholarship was open to Ngāi Tahu students and includes study fee support, paid holiday work and opportunities to grow cultural skills and learn […]

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Professor reports on historic referendum

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Professor reports on historic referendum

Source: Auckland University of Technology 19 Nov, 2018 Professor David Robie with Kanak ‘independence’ flags outside the Loyalty Islands polling both in Noumea. Professor David Robie, Director of the Pacific Media Centre in the School of Communication Studies, has been part of the contingent of more than 100 journalists and media academics reporting on and […]

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New Cookbook to fund scholarship fund

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on New Cookbook to fund scholarship fund

Source: Auckland University of Technology 14 Nov, 2018 On Monday 12 November, a group of volunteers launched ‘Tastes of Home’ – a cookbook featuring family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Proceeds from the sales will go towards a new scholarship fund for young people from refugee backgrounds […]

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AUT ranked #1 in NZ for health subjects

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on AUT ranked #1 in NZ for health subjects

Source: Auckland University of Technology 09 Nov, 2018 The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject places AUT 92 in the world and first in New Zealand for its clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects. It’s the first time that AUT has featured in the top 100 in THE’s subject rankings for clinical, pre-clinical and […]

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Five AUT Marsden Fund grants

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Five AUT Marsden Fund grants

Source: Auckland University of Technology 08 Nov, 2018 Synchrotron to be used in Dr Cameron Weber’s research. Five projects led by AUT researchers have been granted funding totalling $3.58 million in new research for the university, in this Marsden Fund round. The Marsden Fund grants support New Zealand’s best investigator-initiated research in the areas of […]

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testing

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on testing

Source: Auckland University of Technology AUT: diverse, creative and supportive When you become an AUT student, you’ll join a diverse and collaborative community. Our facilities are outstanding, we’re proud of our connections with the community, and it’s easy for you to get involved and make the most of your student experience. Why study at AUT?MIL […]

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New Professors and Associate Professors announced

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on New Professors and Associate Professors announced

Source: Auckland University of Technology 01 Nov, 2018 Pictured clockwise from top left: Professor Frances Joseph, Professor Lesley Ferkins, Professor Hinematau McNeill, Professor Stephen Neville, Professor Andrew Kilding, Professor Valerie Wright-St Clair and Professor Matthew Ryan (bottom left). Auckland University of Technology has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics, who are internationally […]

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