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We have a vibrant research culture driven by students working towards postgraduate qualifications, staff pursuing their own research interests, and contracts for funding agencies and other partners.

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

If you’re interested in applying to a doctoral degree or a Master of Philosophy, email doctoral.and.mphil.admissions@aut.ac.nz first to assess your eligibility for the programme.

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Professor Andrew GIbbons
New AUT Professors
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62% increase in AUT researchers
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Five questions: Professor Andrew Gibbons
09 Jul, 2021
We asked Professor Andrew Gibbons five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
New AUT Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
30 Nov, 2020
Nine academics have been appointed to the position of Professor, effective from 1 January 2021. 19 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Rosa Kalauni smiling in front of a classroom whiteboard.
Hope for the Niuean language in Aotearoa
23 Oct, 2020
Learning the Niuean language and the culture embedded within it can bring identity and self-esteem, AUT alumna Rosa Kalauni says.
Associate Professor Andrew Gibbons standing in a classroom.
ECE positive for social outcomes
23 Sep, 2020
New research has found that children who attend ECE have fewer emotional difficulties and better peer relations, but are more prone to common illnesses.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
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