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.

Max Abbott CNZM
Valery Feigin
Jane Koziol-McLain
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Dr El Shadan Tautolo
AUT-and-PharmaCann
Dr Isaac Warbrick
Associate Professor Gwyn Lewis from AUT’s School of Clinical Sciences
Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger
Dr El Shadan Tautolo
Pacific youth at risk if mothers gamble
09 Jul, 2018
AUT research sheds light on the intergenerational effects of gambling among Pacific families.
AUT-and-PharmaCann
AUT and PharmaCann collaborate
02 Jul, 2018
AUT has partnered with PharmaCann New Zealand Ltd to research the development of medicinal cannabis products in New Zealand.
Dr Isaac Warbrick
What Māori men think about exercise
22 Jun, 2018
AUT research looks at what motivates Māori men to be physically active.
Associate Professor Gwyn Lewis from AUT’s School of Clinical Sciences
Disparity in chronic pain services
12 Jun, 2018
AUT research highlights ethnic disparities in attendance at New Zealand's chronic pain services.
Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger
New book sheds light on fasting
20 Apr, 2018
We’re fatter and sicker than ever before – and according to a new book, the answer to this modern scourge could lie in the age-old practice of fasting.
Apollo Taito
Ayan Said
Deborah Heke
Paul Davis
Qorinah Estiningtyas Sakilah Adnani