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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News
Vice Chancellor Derek McCormack
Balls and rackets on AstroTurf
photo of Jed Montayre
Professor Guy Littlefair
A family plants trees
Vice Chancellor Derek McCormack
ISBS honours AUT Vice Chancellor
12 Sep, 2018
Vice Chancellor Derek McCormack’s championing of sports science has been honoured with the Inaugural ISBS 2018 Conference President’s Award.
Balls and rackets on AstroTurf
Sports scientists gathering at AUT
06 Sep, 2018
More than 570 sports scientists, athletes, technology partners and teachers will descend upon Auckland for the 2018 ISBS conference.
photo of Jed Montayre
Nursing: from picket lines to policy
05 Sep, 2018
Dr Jed Montayre, from the School of Clinical Sciences, is heading to Switzerland for the Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI) Policy Programme.
Professor Guy Littlefair
Five questions: Professor Guy Littlefair
03 Sep, 2018
We asked Professor Guy Littlefair five questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
A family plants trees
Sustainability – reality or illusion?
03 Sep, 2018
Companies are turning to feel good images in annual reports, but these photos may be masking the truth in the numbers, say AUT Business School researchers.

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