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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
AUT and Ocean Beach: Bluff aquaculture
27 Jul, 2020
The owners of the former Ocean Beach freezing works have partnered with AUT to turn its Southland site into a centre of excellence for aquaculture.
Scientists dissect squid named by alum
24 Jul, 2020
For his PhD, AUT alumnus Dr Jesse Kelly described and named a rare genus of deep-sea squid; a specimen of which was recently dissected by NZ scientists.
Switching farm animals for crops?
21 Jul, 2020
Climate Explained: What if we took all farm animals off the land and planted crops and trees instead? Professor Sebastian Leuzinger investigates.
Study - Non-crop vegetation helps farms
17 Jun, 2020
Non-productive vegetation on farms can increase ecosystem services such as decomposition and nitrogen mineralisation, according to a recent study.
Professor helps on COVID-19 testing
22 May, 2020
AUT’s Professor Fabrice Merien has been seconded to assist Roche Diagnostics New Zealand increase capacity for COVID-19 testing in New Zealand.
AUT offers medicinal cannabis paper
18 May, 2020
AUT is the first university in New Zealand to offer a comprehensive postgraduate paper on medicinal cannabis from semester 2 (starting July 20).
Recloaking the land
10 Mar, 2020
AUT Science project Living Labs, is researching the best ways to reintroduce native forest to marginal land across New Zealand.
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.
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.
AUT Living Labs raised at UN
23 Sep, 2019
AUT Living Laboratories, a project to restore native forest, will be presented at the UN Climate Action Assembly in New York.
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.
A scholarship to help existing students
20 Aug, 2019
Applications for The Freemasons Scholarship are now open. For Nadine Tupp, the scholarship allowed them to continue pursuing their passion for learning.
The future of NZ’s marine environment
15 Jul, 2019
Two AUT researchers, Dr Rebecca Jarvis and Dr Tim Young, surveyed New Zealand’s marine scientists to discover the key areas where more research is needed.
To the future and beyond
11 Jul, 2019
The AUT-Roche Diagnostics Laboratory is creating exceptional learning experiences and fostering industry connections.
Safe altitude for drones
10 Jul, 2019
Researchers from the Auckland University of Technology have found the safest distance to fly drones over marine mammals.
Reducing our avocado waste
17 Jun, 2019
An AUT PhD student is working to convert avocado waste into compostable packaging in response to the large amount of waste sent to landfill every year.
AUT joins Australian research programme
16 May, 2019
AUT has joined 45 national and international partners on a 10-year research programme on ways to utilise the ocean for aquaculture and energy production.
Driven to discover new treatments
14 May, 2019
Breast cancer research is close to her heart, says Khine Thida was awarded a $96,000 scholarship by the Cancer Research Trust New Zealand to pursue a PhD.
15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
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.
Five AUT Marsden Fund grants
08 Nov, 2018
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.
PhD grad takes eco message to the world
08 Aug, 2018
Environmental science and marine biology PhD graduate Stephanie Borrelle is taking on one of the world’s big problems – plastic pollution in the oceans.
UK science journal publishes in te reo
30 May, 2018
NZ academics have taken a major step forward in encouraging the scientific community to recognise the importance of non-Western indigenous languages.
AUT welcomes our new scholars
28 Feb, 2018
180 undergraduate students who are recipients of various AUT scholarships were welcomed at a special event this week.
Why nature is good for us
13 Oct, 2016
New Zealanders increasingly live, work and play in human-built environments. Over 80% of our population lives in urban areas. For most of us, our food comes via supermarkets instead of growing our own, and we spend increasing amounts of time indoors – at home and at work. Conversely, we are seeing growing rates of mental health issues in our people. More and more of us seem to be struggling to live healthy and fulfilling lives, content with who we are and how we are living.
AUT students explore Life Below Water for Cook Islands Language Week
02 Aug, 2016
This year, AUT is honouring our Pacific Language Weeks through a series of short videos.
Each provides a platform for Pacific students to share their thoughts on one of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, which aim to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.
Drone records rare whale footage in the Hauraki Gulf
10 Jun, 2016
Unique footage of a Bryde’s Whale has been released by Auckland University of Technology. The footage shows an adult whale feeding, briefly joined by a young calf, and was filmed from a drone off the coast of Auckland. It is thought to be the first time the feeding behaviour of a Bryde’s Whale has been recorded by an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
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