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
Valery Feigin
Max Abbott CNZM
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Professor Denise Wilson
Valery Feigin
Dr Cath Conn
QS stars 2019
New Professors announced in 2019
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Professor Denise Wilson
Empathy needed to reduce family violence
04 Dec, 2019
AUT report finds that agencies and services designed to aid wāhine Māori in unsafe relationships often contribute to their entrapment.
Valery Feigin
New accolades for most cited scientist
21 Nov, 2019
AUT’s Professor Valery Feigin has been elected as both a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi and a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Dr Cath Conn
Disrupting the public health workforce
18 Nov, 2019
New Zealand's public health workforce is rapidly changing in response to local and global trends, including new technologies, widening inequities and the h
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
New Professors announced in 2019
New Professors and Associate Professors
07 Nov, 2019
AUT has announced the promotion of 12 leading academics to the position of Professor. A further 15 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Deborah Heke
Apollo Taito
Renu Sisodia
Til Chhetri
Rodwell Gundo