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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Professor Nicola Kayes
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*get over yourself* by Alyssa Pua (2020 Best Awards Finalist (Graphic))
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Professor Nicola Kayes
Understanding changes in grey matter
01 Oct, 2020
An AUT health design project aims to alleviate the uncertainty that older people experience as they navigate changes to their memory and thinking.
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Carb cut could improve COVID-19 outcomes
30 Sep, 2020
Simple diet changes can reduce Covid-19 potential impact says an AUT author in the British Medical Journal.
*get over yourself* by Alyssa Pua (2020 Best Awards Finalist (Graphic))
AUT 2020 Best Awards finalists
18 Sep, 2020
Thirty-six projects from AUT are finalists for the 2020 Best Awards.
Heather Came
The public sector ethnic pay gap
17 Sep, 2020
A new study reveals significant ethnic pay disparities within the top tiers of New Zealand’s core public sector and district health boards.
Rita
Study reveals low stroke awareness
03 Sep, 2020
A national survey shows that stroke is not recognised as a major cause of death. It also reveals low-level awareness of stroke among Pacific peoples.
Deborah Heke
Christine Clark
Marcelle Nader-Turner
Til Chhetri
Renu Sisodia
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