Research in language and culture

We pride ourselves on delivering ground-breaking research in all areas of language and culture. Our students and staff are involved in a range of research projects, and we have close links with research centres across AUT.

Visiting scholars

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New AUT Professors
Professor Tarling
Rosa Kalauni smiling in front of a classroom whiteboard.
62% increase in AUT researchers
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New AUT Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
30 Nov, 2020
Nine academics have been appointed to the position of Professor, effective from 1 January 2021. 19 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Professor Tarling
A new $10,000 PhD scholarship
03 Nov, 2020
A new scholarship worth $10,000 will support a student starting or undertaking their PhD at AUT in a topic focused on Southeast Asia.
Rosa Kalauni smiling in front of a classroom whiteboard.
Hope for the Niuean language in Aotearoa
23 Oct, 2020
Learning the Niuean language and the culture embedded within it can bring identity and self-esteem, AUT alumna Rosa Kalauni says.
How our language helped contain COVID-19
19 May, 2020
NZ contained COVID-19. Direct and kind words on signage helped, writes Dr Nelly Martin-Anatias.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
Mary Wilkins
Anh Dinh
Rohan Willis
Chien-ju Ting
Alena Shannaq
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