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
Professor Max Abbott
PIF Study Director Dr El-Shadan Tautolo
THE Rankings Sep 2019
Professor Stephen Neville
Dr Lance O'Sullivan
Professor Max Abbott
World Mental Health Day
10 Oct, 2019
AUT is hosting the first of many events that will take place globally over the next 24 hours.
PIF Study Director Dr El-Shadan Tautolo
Study of Pacific people comes of age
07 Oct, 2019
For nearly 20 years, an AUT study has been tracking the development of 1,400 Pacific children.
THE Rankings Sep 2019
AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings
12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
Professor Stephen Neville
Making rural New Zealand age-friendly
29 Aug, 2019
Research from the AUT Centre for Active Ageing adds the voice of rural-dwelling older people to recommendations for age-friendly communities.
Dr Lance O'Sullivan
Mobile medical clinics a world first
29 Jul, 2019
Dr Lance O’Sullivan, AUT Māori Entrepreneur in Residence, has revealed his plans to launch 200 mobile drive-through medical clinics across NZ by 2021.
Apollo Taito
Paul Davis
Qorinah Estiningtyas Sakilah Adnani
Deborah Heke
Rodwell Gundo