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.

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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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Associate Professor El-Shadan Tautolo
TK REP_01
Te Hotonga Hapori
Professor Zac Morse
HRC 2021
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Associate Professor El-Shadan Tautolo
AUT Pacific youth mental health study
27 Jul, 2021
HRC-funded study aims to improve mental health services for New Zealand’s Pacific youth.
TK REP_01
How body movement changes in pregnancy
05 Jul, 2021
New project to build a greater understanding of the changes pregnant women undergo in body size, shape and balance.
Te Hotonga Hapori
Housing redevelopment impact
14 Jun, 2021
AUT has begun research on how urban housing redevelopment affects people’s wellbeing.
Professor Zac Morse
Five questions with Professor Zac Morse
31 May, 2021
We asked Professor Zac Morse five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
HRC 2021
HRC Emerging Researchers First Grants
28 May, 2021
AUT picked up one third of Health Research Council Emerging Researchers First Grants this year.
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AUT LIVE – The most open day!
Saturday 28 Aug, 9am - 3:30pm
Christine Clark
Marcelle Nader-Turner
Nitika Kumari
Audrey Kusasira-Sutton
Fern Pereira
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