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Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
Mon, 25th May 2020
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Female leaders have a more positive impact on employees' wellbeing, according to a survey of New Zealand workers.
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Study: A decade before we see boardroom equality
Wed, 20th Nov 2019
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Slow progress in gender and ethnic diversity on New Zealand's top company boards, with men still dominating, says study.
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Digital detox akin to smoking and drinking withdrawal
Fri, 16th Aug 2019
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Tech-free travel causes withdrawal but benefits skills, finds AUT study amidst rising digital detox trends.
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The safest altitude for flying drones above marine life
Fri, 12th Jul 2019
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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.
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NZ's aged care population held back by digital divide
Tue, 26th Mar 2019
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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.
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AUT launches online course to support Kiwi entrepreneurship
Fri, 16th Mar 2018
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The Practical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Paper (ENTR770) welcomed its first official intake of students on March 14.
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Haier and AUT partner to create AR charity campaign
Fri, 16th Mar 2018
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An augmented reality colouring-in mobile application will take the Big Hoot art trail from the streets of Auckland to kids nationwide.
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Ākina Foundation wins AUT Business Support Award
Tue, 10th Oct 2017
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The award recognises organisations that deliver quality products and services to help businesses maximise their endeavours.
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$12m invested into developing wireless charging for electric vehicles
Fri, 15th Sep 2017
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Nearly $12m boost for the University of Auckland's quest to create roadways that wirelessly charge electric vehicles on the move.
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New co-working space promises prototyping facilities & tech partnerships
Wed, 30th Aug 2017
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Auckland's Tech Bunker is set to boost innovation with unique prototyping amenities and key tech partnerships.
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Are electric trucks and buses the key to a greener New Zealand?
Mon, 3rd Jul 2017
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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.
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Kiwi code-cracker heads to Oxford to hone her craft
Thu, 25th May 2017
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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.
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New centre launched to create data tech platforms and retain young NZers
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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​They call it the ‘brain drain’, where talented young New Zealanders leave our shores to seek better prospects elsewhere - this could soon change.
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Study finds Kiwis worried about data privacy by state and private companies
Mon, 16th May 2016
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World Internet Project New Zealand study discovered that users care more about private surveillance by companies than government surveillance.
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New Zealand's top schools to study IT revealed
Fri, 15th Apr 2016
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NZ's elite computing degrees achieve industry acclaim, promising global recognition and solid IT career foundations.
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Wellington supercomputing conference aims to ignite innovation
Tue, 9th Feb 2016
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This month will see some of the most recognised authorities in computing converging in Wellington for the 5th Multicore World event.
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AUT professor takes out innovation award
Tue, 27th Oct 2015
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AUT's biotech pioneer, Prof Steve Henry, scoops top prize at NZ Innovators Awards for cancer disguise tech set to revolutionise treatment.
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Yellow reaches out to tech graduates
Thu, 7th May 2015
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For the first time Yellow is running a structured graduate programme, providing graduates with the opportunity to gain real world hands-on experience.
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Microsoft NZ to bury Google for Work with price reduction
Thu, 29th Jan 2015
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Microsoft NZ slashes Office 365 prices to challenge Google, enticing SMEs with cash rebates for switching.
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AUT University opens new centre... Boosts NZ science and tech education
Thu, 18th Sep 2014
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AUT University has opened a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Tertiary Education Centre (STEM-TEC) in New Zealand.
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Creative Kiwi app helps to tell collaborative stories in the digital age...
Thu, 11th Sep 2014
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New app Imagistory allows children to tell their own stories by flipping through images - no text necessary. Education experts support its use.
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AUT scores Microsoft award for interactive app...
Wed, 10th Sep 2014
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Auckland University of Technology (AUT) wins supreme award at Microsoft Tertiary ICT Innovation Awards for 'student scorecard' app.
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Research grants awarded to find a ‘better internet’
Mon, 7th Apr 2014
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Around the country this week recipients of several InternetNZ grants were a step closer to realising their research goals.
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Kiwis have golden opportunity to hook into multicore computing’s promise
Mon, 3rd Feb 2014
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The newness of many computer cores on one chip, known as multicore, is an IT opportunity for New Zealand says Nicolas Erdody.