Research in business

At the AUT Business School we believe in high-quality research that addresses important societal challenges. Our world-class researchers work in all major disciplines in business, and in our multidisciplinary research centres.

At the heart of our research is collaborative engagement with our external stakeholders in business, the professions, government and the community.

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AUT's academic supervisors are recognised world-class researchers who have the expert knowledge to guide you throughout your studies.

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If you’re interested in applying to a PhD or MPhil, email first to assess your eligibility for the programme.

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AUT algorithm predicts unlikely NFL pick
23 Apr, 2024
An algorithm developed by an AUT economics professor is predicting an unlikely pick for the forthcoming National Football League (NFL) draft.
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New name, continued focus for institute
19 Mar, 2024
The launch of AUT’s NZ Policy Research Institute | Te Kāhui Rangahau Mana Taurite marks a renewed commitment to doing research that matters.
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How effective were vaccine mandates?
29 Feb, 2024
AUT Researchers looked at whether the vaccine mandates increased COVID-19 vaccination rates and their impact on employees.
Associate Dean of Research for HES, Nicola Kayes
AUT secures $5.8m in research funding
14 Feb, 2024
The Health Research Council (HRC) funding announced in December has proven to be a boon for AUT’s academics.
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Mātauranga māori in the media
01 Feb, 2024
Business School Professor Ella Henry, with Associate Professor Christina Milligan from the School of Communications, conducted a study on mātauranga Māori
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