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
David Robie
Gail Pacheco
News
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh
Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg
Isaac Warbrick
Emeritus Professor Ian Shirley
Professor Valery Feigin
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh
AI-DAY is everywhere
13 Feb, 2019
New Zealand’s premier AI event returns for 2019 and as an event sponsor, AUT experts feature in the line-up.
Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg
Taking a stand: brands and activism
04 Feb, 2019
Dr Sommer Kapitan and Dr Jessica Vredenburg from the AUT Business School have co-authored an article for the Conversation about brand activism.
Isaac Warbrick
Fat-shaming in public health
01 Feb, 2019
Dr Isaac Warbrick argues that societal and institutional racism affect nutrition, physical activity and weight loss in indigenous communities.
Emeritus Professor Ian Shirley
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.
Professor Valery Feigin
Young adults at risk of stroke
23 Jan, 2019
Almost one in four people aged 25 years are at risk of developing a stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study.

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