Friday, 9 November 2012
Childs play helps combat obesity
Research published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal suggests that children can benefit more from active play compared to structured exercise.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Let people power determine pokie numbers, says problem gambling expert
A gambling bill set to give councils and local communities the power to determine pokie machine numbers has been strongly endorsed by director of AUT University’s Gambling and Addictions Research Centre, Professor Max Abbott.
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Asylum seeker law change an over-reaction and breach of human rights
The government’s proposed amendment to the 2009 Immigration Act to deter asylum seekers is an over-reaction that is probably in breach of international humanitarian laws and conventions says Professor Max Abbott, director of AUT University's Centre for Migrant and Refugee Research.
Friday, 27 April 2012
Physiotherapist 'kneeds' your help with Osteoarthritis research
Monday, 21 November 2011
New Zealand pine bark used to treat brain injuries
Researchers at AUT University are investigating the use of supplements made from New Zealand pine tree bark extract to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Voters urged to consider the bigger picture
With just five days to go until the General Election, New Zealanders are being urged to carefully consider the taxation policies of each party.
Thursday, 10 November 2011
Free public lecture explores managing arthritis
Do you live with arthritis? Arthritis New Zealand, in association with AUT University, host a free seminar next Wednesday on managing your medication and arthritis.
Thursday, 27 October 2011
Dementia rates set to double, researcher calls for it to be a national health priority
Dementia rates in New Zealand are set to double within the next 30 years placing increased demands on families and an already over-burdened health system.
Friday, 7 October 2011
Marsden Fund grant to help unearth the 'male advantage'
The disadvantage of women in the work place has long been of interest to researchers.
Wednesday, 5 October 2011
Poor footwear linked to foot impairment and disability in gout patients
New research shows that use of poor footwear is common among patients with gout.
Friday, 30 September 2011
A picture tells a thousand words
What started out as an inspirational idea at a student party, this week became the winning entry of the 2011 AUT Venture Fund.
Friday, 23 September 2011
Young entrepreneurs battle it out for 2011 AUT Venture Fund
Three young entrepreneurs will be rolling out their most polished sales pitch next week, as they enter the finals of the 2011 AUT Venture Fund.
Thursday, 25 August 2011
The Supreme Court has not created confusion in avoidance law, argues leading tax expert at AUT University
Leading expert and former IRD advisor professor Chris Ohms from AUT University Law School says that the decision by the Supreme Court yesterday regarding the Penny and Hooper case does not create uncertainty, contrary to the views expressed today in the media.
Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Making Living with Arthritis Easier
Do you live with arthritis? Arthritis New Zealand, in association with AUT University, hosts a free seminar next Wednesday on making living with arthritis easier.
Tuesday, 2 August 2011
AUT Business School recognised among the best in the world
The AUT University Business School has been recognised among the top five percent of business schools in the world.
Wednesday, 20 July 2011
New acting leader for AUT journalism school
AUT University's communications school has a new acting curriculum leader for journalism, Greg Treadwell.
Friday, 8 July 2011
Capital gains tax won't affect the average New Zealander
The average New Zealander will not be affected if Labour proceed with the proposed capital gains tax, say AUT University Law academics.
Thursday, 7 July 2011
Big step forward for NZ-Aust SKA telescope network
New Zealand and Australia’s bid to host the international SKA radio telescope has taken a leap forward, following the commissioning of a working optical fibre link between AUT University’s radio telescope and radio telescopes across Australia including CSIRO’s Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope in Western Australia.
Friday, 1 July 2011
AUT to host Lifewise's Big Sleepout
An estimated 100 people sleep rough in Auckland’s CBD every night.
Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Imposed testing won't guarantee safety of our foods from killer E. coli bacteria
Renewed global warnings over food safety have been issued after the outbreak of E.
Prison nurses committed to helping prisoners quit smoking
Prisons around the country go 100% smokefree on 1 July, but Kirstin Harrison, nurse team leader at the Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility, expects it will be business as usual.
Monday, 27 June 2011
Nutrition expert available to comment on global diabetes epidemic
Professor of Nutrition at AUT University, Elaine Rush, is available to comment on the soaring international diabetes numbers.
Wednesday, 8 June 2011
AUT hosts Arthritis education series
Anyone interested in arthritis will benefit from hearing experts speak on the subject as part of an Arthritis Lecture Series which kicks off at AUT this Wednesday.
Saturday, 4 June 2011
New AUT research partnership tackles traumatic brain injury
Natural disasters leave devastating scars on the landscape, but the injuries people sustain are not always as visible.
Tuesday, 31 May 2011
AUT University to go smoke-free
AUT University announced today that its three teaching campuses in Auckland will become smoke-free.
Friday, 27 May 2011
AUT University's international connection crosses the South Pacific Ocean
AUT University has opened a special connection across the South Pacific, signing an agreement to collaborate with the University of Hawai’i (UHM), at Mānoa, in Hawai’i.
Thursday, 26 May 2011
AUT students take on global virtual communications
Small local businesses now have the opportunity to take on international clients, without even leaving the office, thanks to recent improvements in global virtual communications pioneered by AUT University.
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
AUT launches international centre for language revitalisation in the USA
This week AUT University academics launched the International Centre for Language Revitalisation at the United Nations, in New York City - a centre which could breathe life into many of the world’s endangered languages.
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Warning to pregnant women on International Nurses Day
This week’s International Nurses Day is an opportunity to promote a smoke free environment for unborn babies says senior lecturer in Nursing at AUT University, Grace Wong.
AUT University annual report confirms a successful first decade
AUT University's 2010 Annual Report is now available online and records a successful year of achievements to mark the University's first decade.