AUT Team with Jacinda Ardern (Backrow L-R: Gregory Bennett, Julia King, Lee Jackson, Len Gillman, Ryan Smith, Rose Nichol-Foster and Ashray Doshi. Front row L-R: Barbara Bollard, Katarina Markovic, Jacinda Ardern)

Explore Antarctica through VR

30 Jul, 2020
Step inside Sir Edmund Hillary’s Hut in Antarctica with a new virtual reality experience developed by AUT scientists and digital designers
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
New Internz

Say kia ora to the new Internz

04 Dec, 2019
24 AUT graduates have been selected by international companies including TimeZoneOne, Play Rugby USA, and Smithsonian to be international interns in 2020.
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.
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
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.
Peter Jean-Paul with award

Showcasing AUT’s postgraduate research

28 Aug, 2019
The Graduate Research School’s annual Postgraduate Research Symposium and 3MT competition finals showcased the diverse research that takes place at AUT.
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.
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.
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.
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.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019

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.
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.
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.

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

26 Sep, 2017
Radilaite Cammock

02 Sep, 2017

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.


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