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Former refugee now Ivy League student

05 Aug, 2020
AUT alumnus Guled Mire says his new Fulbright NZ scholarship to study at an Ivy League university sends a strong message to other refugee kids.
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Algorithm sensitive to child injury risk

04 Aug, 2020
New AUT research confirms the value of predictive risk modelling technology to support child maltreatment decisions.
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Digital contact tracing for COVID-19

03 Jun, 2020
Digital contact tracing solutions for COVID-19 must offer exceptional speed and achieve high take-up rates to be useful, a working paper has found.
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Lessons from NZ’s bubbles for the world

02 Jun, 2020
Initial findings into how New Zealanders did under lockdown can now help inform policy makers around the globe fighting COVID-19.
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Screening tool in Netflix documentary

28 Feb, 2020
A new Netflix documentary series features a predictive risk modelling tool that was built and implemented by a team led by Professor Rhema Vaithianathan.
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New Year Honours for AUT academic

08 Jan, 2020
Professor Marilyn Waring is appointed a Dames Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit.
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MPs failing to lead on human rights

05 Dec, 2019
Democracy in New Zealand is suffering from a Parliament which under-performs in its scrutiny of human rights, a new report has found.
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Diversity stalls on boards

15 Nov, 2019
Progress towards gender and ethnic diversity amongst the leadership of the country’s top companies has stalled, research has found.
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Ten ways to tackle hate

13 Nov, 2019
A Helen Clark Foundation project to reduce online harm will be presented today in competition at the Paris Peace Forum. 
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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.
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An inspiring and influential woman

21 Oct, 2019
The BBC has revealed its list of the top 100 inspiring and influential women of 2019 - and Professor Marilyn Waring is among them.

Online voting won’t engage more youth

09 Oct, 2019
While the convenience would no doubt be popular with many, online voting would not solve the historical low turnout rates, says Dr Julienne Molineaux.
 Dr Chamari Kithulgoda

CSDA presents at Bloomberg D4GX

01 Oct, 2019
AUT's Centre for Social Data Analytics has presented at an event that aims to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.
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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.
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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.
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Party politics in local elections

16 Aug, 2019
AUT research shows that candidates affiliated to a central political party are more likely to win seats in Auckland local government.
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Ethnic disparities in child protection

19 Jul, 2019
AUT research shows that Māori children are almost four times more likely to be placed out of home by child protection services.
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New head of social sciences

17 May, 2019
The new Head of School for AUT's School of Social Sciences and Public Policy is to be Professor Tim Maloney.
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
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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.
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Farewell to Professor Ian Shirley

23 Jan, 2019
Emeritus Professor Ian Shirley was a friend and colleague to many as a researcher, leader, mentor, supervisor and notable person about the University.
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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.
Synchrotron to be used in research

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.
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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.
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AUT awards Emeritus Professor

26 Oct, 2018
AUT has awarded Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop the title of Emeritus Professor in recognition of her contributions to Pacific development iss
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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.
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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.
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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.
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First national inquiry breaks the silence around family violence in the Pacific

14 Nov, 2017

Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop at AUT is one of four commissioners appointed to oversee Samoa’s national inquiry into family violence.


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Musician Tommy Nee releases single to raise awareness of youth homelessness

29 Jun, 2017

Vodafone Pacific Music Award’s most promising artist of 2017 Tommy Nee has written a song for the Lifewise Big Sleepout campaign with all the funds raised from downloads going towards ending youth homelessness.


Preventing Tongan youth suicide

23 May, 2017

AUT research students launch New Zealand’s first evidence-based resource for Pacific suicide prevention.


Professor Judy McGregor: More progress on women's rights needed

08 Mar, 2017

Women’s discontent with gender inequality is on the rise. Today (March 8th) thousands of women will celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD). It will be a bitter sweet celebration. We will welcome women’s increasing advancement in education, health, and the workplace. But we will also lament stalled progress on gender equality in New Zealand at a time when women globally are knitting pink “pussy hats” and have taken protest back to the streets.

Book highlights growing gaps in New Zealand’s human rights record

22 Jul, 2016

A new book from Professor Judy McGregor describes New Zealand as “worryingly self-satisfied about its human rights record” despite some major shortcomings.

AUT Professor Judy McGregor named supreme winner at 2016 Women in Governance Awards

01 Jul, 2016

AUT Professor Judy McGregor is the winner of this year’s ‘Supreme Award in Governance’ at the Women in Governance Awards, announced at an awards dinner last night [Thursday, 30 June].

World Refugee Day: Time to debunk myths and welcome refugees to NZ

20 Jun, 2016

Debunking myths about refugees is AUT senior lecturer Maria Hayward’s goal for World Refugee Day [June 20] this year.

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New book integral to promoting Pacific research

16 Sep, 2014

A new book edited by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Professor of Pacific Studies Tagaloatele Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop, and University of Auckland Associate Professor Eve Coxon brings together the work of Pacific researchers across New Zealand universities.


AUT academic first Kiwi for Cambridge position

08 Jul, 2014

AUT University anthropology lecturer Sharyn Graham Davies is off to Cambridge University as New Zealand’s first recipient of a Leverhulme visiting professorship.

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