Science

Study science at AUT and develop the skills to build a rewarding career, undertake scientific research and contribute to a sustainable future. Our students tell us that our commitment to them makes science at AUT a place where they feel they belong.

Our staff are passionate about teaching, committed to student success and widely published internationally. Because we keep our class sizes smaller than elsewhere, it’s easy for students to interact with lecturers. In our science degrees, each student group of six or seven is also allocated an academic staff member as a mentor throughout their degree.

Research in science

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across science.

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Outstanding labs and facilities

Our students have access to top facilities and equipment for their research, like aerial drones, testing suites and marine research vessels. Training labs include the AUT Roche Diagnostics Laboratory – which has state-of-the-art medical and biomedical testing machinery, and is the only university lab of its kind in New Zealand.

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News
Life on land
Giant squid dissection
QS stars 2019
New Professors announced in 2019
Royal Society Award
News pattern
Life on land
Recloaking the land
10 Mar, 2020
AUT Science project Living Labs, is researching the best ways to reintroduce native forest to marginal land across New Zealand.
Giant squid dissection
PhD student makes the cut with big squid
26 Feb, 2020
Being hauled from his sleep to dissect a just-caught giant squid was a dream come true for AUT PhD student Ryan Howard.
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
New Professors announced in 2019
New Professors and Associate Professors
07 Nov, 2019
AUT has announced the promotion of 12 leading academics to the position of Professor. A further 15 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Royal Society Award
Royal Society Award for AUT Professor
24 Sep, 2019
AUT’s Professor Dave Towns has been awarded the 2019 Charles Fleming Award for Environmental Achievement by the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Ella Walmsley
Alexandra Lischka
Lee Rabbidge
Milimo Muleya
Lon Hua

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

School of Science
WS Building, Level 5
34 St Paul Street
Auckland City
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