Research

Our research achievements reflect the variety and breadth of our research efforts. AUT has more than 60 research centres and institutes – enabling us to collaborate locally and globally, and provide excellent opportunities for our postgraduate students.

Research institutes

We have more than 60 research centres and institutes delivering leading research.

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Academic departments

Discover our academic departments and research staff, from marine biology and radio astronomy to economics.

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Pacific research

Many of our researchers focus on research that impacts the lives of our Pacific people, both here in New Zealand and around the Pacific.

More about Pacific research

Nikola Kasabov
Grant Schofield
Valery Feigin
Gail Pacheco
David Robie
News
Siobhan Harvey Portrait
Professor Matthew Ryan
Hamideh Gholizadeh and Mark Winger
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang
Dr Lance O'Sullivan
Siobhan Harvey Portrait
AUT supports writers festival
13 Aug, 2019
For the second consecutive year, AUT is supporting the Going West Books & Writers Festival.
Professor Matthew Ryan
Five questions with Prof. Matthew Ryan
13 Aug, 2019
We asked Professor Matthew Ryan five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Hamideh Gholizadeh and Mark Winger
Scholarships for today and tomorrow
13 Aug, 2019
AUT student Hamideh Gholizadeh, has received not one, but two scholarships. Read her inspiring story.
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang
Melanoma - What's hair got to do with it
07 Aug, 2019
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang has been investigating why children are particularly vulnerable to sun exposure.
Dr Lance O'Sullivan
Mobile medical clinics a world first
29 Jul, 2019
Dr Lance O’Sullivan, AUT Māori Entrepreneur in Residence, has revealed his plans to launch 200 mobile drive-through medical clinics across NZ by 2021.

Research facilities for public use

Many of our modern research facilities and equipment can be used by external researchers. These include:

Research commercialisation

AUT Ventures provides commercialisation advice, consultancy and investment opportunities.

AUT Ventures website