AUT / Auckland University of Technology stories
Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
Female leaders have a more positive impact on employees' wellbeing, according to a survey of New Zealand workers.
Study: A decade before we see boardroom equality
Slow progress in gender and ethnic diversity on New Zealand's top company boards, with men still dominating, says study.
Digital detox akin to smoking and drinking withdrawal
Tech-free travel causes withdrawal but benefits skills, finds AUT study amidst rising digital detox trends.
The safest altitude for flying drones above marine life
If you’re planning to use a drone for a birds-eye-view of nature at its finest, it’s best to consider how high up you’re flying that drone.
NZ's aged care population held back by digital divide
Aged care facilities are slow to provide WiFi access for residents, and interviewees said they would like to see aged care operators provide more support.
AUT launches online course to support Kiwi entrepreneurship
The Practical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Paper (ENTR770) welcomed its first official intake of students on March 14.
Haier and AUT partner to create AR charity campaign
An augmented reality colouring-in mobile application will take the Big Hoot art trail from the streets of Auckland to kids nationwide.
Ākina Foundation wins AUT Business Support Award
The award recognises organisations that deliver quality products and services to help businesses maximise their endeavours.
$12m invested into developing wireless charging for electric vehicles
Nearly $12m boost for the University of Auckland's quest to create roadways that wirelessly charge electric vehicles on the move.
New co-working space promises prototyping facilities & tech partnerships
Auckland's Tech Bunker is set to boost innovation with unique prototyping amenities and key tech partnerships.
Are electric trucks and buses the key to a greener New Zealand?
Electric trucks and buses could help New Zealand achieve its goal of 64,000 EVs on the road by 2021, reducing emissions in the process.
Kiwi code-cracker heads to Oxford to hone her craft
She possesses a rare mind hard-wired to navigate complex algorithms in a way that even the most mathematically savvy out there would find difficult.
New centre launched to create data tech platforms and retain young NZers
They call it the ‘brain drain’, where talented young New Zealanders leave our shores to seek better prospects elsewhere - this could soon change.
Study finds Kiwis worried about data privacy by state and private companies
World Internet Project New Zealand study discovered that users care more about private surveillance by companies than government surveillance.
New Zealand's top schools to study IT revealed
NZ's elite computing degrees achieve industry acclaim, promising global recognition and solid IT career foundations.
Wellington supercomputing conference aims to ignite innovation
This month will see some of the most recognised authorities in computing converging in Wellington for the 5th Multicore World event.
AUT professor takes out innovation award
AUT's biotech pioneer, Prof Steve Henry, scoops top prize at NZ Innovators Awards for cancer disguise tech set to revolutionise treatment.
Yellow reaches out to tech graduates
For the first time Yellow is running a structured graduate programme, providing graduates with the opportunity to gain real world hands-on experience.
Microsoft NZ to bury Google for Work with price reduction
Microsoft NZ slashes Office 365 prices to challenge Google, enticing SMEs with cash rebates for switching.
AUT University opens new centre... Boosts NZ science and tech education
AUT University has opened a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Tertiary Education Centre (STEM-TEC) in New Zealand.
Creative Kiwi app helps to tell collaborative stories in the digital age...
New app Imagistory allows children to tell their own stories by flipping through images - no text necessary. Education experts support its use.
AUT scores Microsoft award for interactive app...
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) wins supreme award at Microsoft Tertiary ICT Innovation Awards for 'student scorecard' app.
Research grants awarded to find a ‘better internet’
Around the country this week recipients of several InternetNZ grants were a step closer to realising their research goals.
Kiwis have golden opportunity to hook into multicore computing’s promise
The newness of many computer cores on one chip, known as multicore, is an IT opportunity for New Zealand says Nicolas Erdody.