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
Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger
Professor Duncan Reid
Radilaite Cammock
Edmond Fehoko at AUT South Campus
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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.
Professor Duncan Reid
4 questions with Professor Duncan Reid
19 Apr, 2018
We asked Professor of Physiotherapy Duncan Reid four questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Radilaite Cammock
Fijian reproductive health worse in NZ
28 Mar, 2018
A new study shows that indigenous Fijian women living in New Zealand are not benefitting from the higher level of resources available.
Edmond Fehoko at AUT South Campus
Kava drinking research highlighted in gl...
20 Mar, 2018
AUT PhD student, Edmond Fehoko, continues to garner international attention with his master’s thesis on the experiences and perceptions of New Zealand-bor...
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Newly announced patrons help tackle lone...
19 Feb, 2018
Sir Bob Harvey and Professor Max Abbott (CNZM) have been appointed as co-patrons of the Silver Line Charitable Trust New Zealand.
Paul Davis
Qorinah Estiningtyas Sakilah Adnani
Apollo Taito
Ayan Said
Deborah Heke