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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Max Abbott CNZM
Valery Feigin
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Isaac Warbrick
Professor Valery Feigin
A model of a brain
Professor Richard Siegert
Professor Valery Feigin
Isaac Warbrick
Fat-shaming in public health
01 Feb, 2019
Dr Isaac Warbrick argues that societal and institutional racism affect nutrition, physical activity and weight loss in indigenous communities.
Professor Valery Feigin
Young adults at risk of stroke
23 Jan, 2019
Almost one in four people aged 25 years are at risk of developing a stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study.
A model of a brain
NZ has the world's highest MND mortality
28 Nov, 2018
The Global Burden of Disease study reveals that New Zealand’s rate of mortality from motor neuron disease is 2.2 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.
Professor Richard Siegert
Researching inflammation and depression
26 Nov, 2018
Auckland University of Technology has won a Marsden Grant of $827K to investigate the relationship between inflammation in the body and depression.
Professor Valery Feigin
Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit
26 Nov, 2018
International researchers, health professionals and policymakers will gather at AUT on November 27.
Deborah Heke
Apollo Taito
Qorinah Estiningtyas Sakilah Adnani
Rodwell Gundo
Ayan Said