Research in health sciences

We have strong connections with the health sector and deliver leading research across the field of health sciences. Our research projects are often developed collaboratively to address organisational and workforce needs.

AUT is home to world-leading researchers across the field of health sciences. We’ve led the world’s largest study of problem gambling treatments, run New Zealand’s only longitudinal study of Pacific Island families and have New Zealand’s only centre for eHealth.

Jane Koziol-McLain
Max Abbott CNZM
Valery Feigin
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Webinars tackle racism in Aotearoa
05 Mar, 2020
An innovative new event creating open access resources for Tiriti education and the fight against racism is taking place from March 21-30 2020.
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How adolescents define well being
03 Mar, 2020
Tweens see family and friends as the surest way towards wellbeing
Professor Valery Feigin
Nearly everyone at risk of stroke
25 Feb, 2020
Professor Valery Feigin at AUT suggests that categorising people into ‘low, moderate or high’ risk of stroke should be abandoned.
Dental Clinic
High-carb food a cause of tooth decay
07 Feb, 2020
An AUT study is recommending changes to eating guidelines for young people to reduce New Zealand’s epidemic of childhood tooth decay.
Dr Heather Came
Policy requires te Tiriti compliance
05 Feb, 2020
Dr Heather Came advocates a new tool for evaluating health policy in relation to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Til Chhetri
Qorinah Estiningtyas Sakilah Adnani
Christine Clark
Renu Sisodia
Deborah Heke