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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 doctoral.and.mphil.admissions@aut.ac.nz first to assess your eligibility for the programme.

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The power of emotion in tweets
09 Dec, 2022
Crocodile tweets or genuine empathy? New AUT research examines the authenticity of emotive tweets made by Kiwi companies during the global pandemic.
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New professors and associate professors
17 Nov, 2022
AUT is delighted to announce the promotion of 15 of its academics to the position of Professor and 30 to Associate Professor.
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Ella Henry: myth buster
15 Nov, 2022
Ella Henry rebuts recent claims that mātaraunga Māori | Māori knowledge is myth, not science.
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Study highlights dads’ role in childcare
31 Oct, 2022
New AUT research offers surprising insights into how fathers are involved in childcare, and why their involvement matters.
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Record ranking for AUT
12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.

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Professor Ben Wooliscroft Associate Dean – Research
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
Email: ben.wooliscroft@aut.ac.nz

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