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
Valery Feigin
Grant Schofield
David Robie
Gail Pacheco
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Dr John Flackett
Professor Kate Kearins
Ao Facewear
Emeritus Professor of Nutrition, Elaine Rush
Dr Ali Seyfoddin
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Dr John Flackett
AUT boosts AI expertise
28 Jan, 2020
AUT’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies has partnered with Dr John Flackett to create an Artificial Intelligence Lab (AiLab)
Professor Kate Kearins
Older and wiser – but worth the price?
21 Jan, 2020
Short-term gain or long-term pain: What is the price of juniorisation in the workplace? Professor Kate Kearins weighs the pros and cons.
Ao Facewear
New face mask addresses air pollution
14 Jan, 2020
BioDesign Lab helps address growing air pollution with new face mask
Emeritus Professor of Nutrition, Elaine Rush
Big bodies need big servings of 5+ a day
14 Jan, 2020
New study recommends greater variety and colour in food dietary guidelines, and serving sizes in direct proportion to body size.
Dr Ali Seyfoddin
Medicinal cannabis research
13 Dec, 2019
AUT and Zeacann Ltd have received approval from the Ministry of Health for medicinal cannabis research and development.

Use AUT's research facilities

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

Use AUT's research facilities and equipment

Research commercialisation

AUT Ventures provides commercialisation advice, consultancy and investment opportunities.

AUT Ventures website