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.

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Nikola Kasabov
Gail Pacheco
David Robie
Grant Schofield
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Candice Harris and Jarrod Haar
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Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg
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Candice Harris and Jarrod Haar
Juggling school holidays and work
07 Dec, 2018
Professor Candice Harris and Professor Jarrod Haar from the Business School have co-authored an article for the Conversation about the double juggle.
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Newspapers shrink local news gaps widen
06 Dec, 2018
Annual NZ media ownership report finds 9% drop in NZ newspaper circulation.
Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg
When marketing doesn’t match practice
06 Dec, 2018
Dr Sommer Kapitan and Dr Jessica Vredenburg from the AUT Business School have co-authored an article for the Conversation about brand activism.
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Improving diversity outcomes
04 Dec, 2018
AUT’s Policy Observatory recently launched a report exploring what government can do to improve diversity and inclusion.
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NZ has the world's highest MND mortality
28 Nov, 2018
The Global Burden of Disease study reveals that New Zealand’s rate of mortality from motor neuron disease is 2.2 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.

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