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

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Grant Schofield
Valery Feigin
David Robie
Gail Pacheco
News
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AUT Profile 2018 cover
The AUT Profile 2018 is now available
14 Jun, 2019
The Profile showcases a selection of activities and achievements, and the people whose work has contributed to this.
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Inequality in access to life-saving AEDs
21 May, 2019
A study by AUT and St John highlights a worrying discrepancy in the placement of life-saving AEDs (automated external defibrillators) in New Zealand.
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AUT launches TBI Network
20 May, 2019
The network aims to bridge the gap between research, clinical care and public policy in the prevention and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
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AUT joins Australian research programme
16 May, 2019
AUT has joined 45 national and international partners on a 10-year research programme on ways to utilise the ocean for aquaculture and energy production.
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Driven to discover new treatments
14 May, 2019
Breast cancer research is close to her heart, says Khine Thida was awarded a $96,000 scholarship by the Cancer Research Trust New Zealand to pursue a PhD.

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