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.
The AUT Roche Diagnostics Laboratory serves as a training facility for our biomedical and medical laboratory science students. An industry and academic partnership, the lab houses state-of-the-art machinery and equipment used for scientific testing.
The Lab for Cephalopod Ecology and Systematics studies cephalopod biology – especially deep-sea squids. The lab is mainly used by postgraduate students conducting their master’s and doctoral research around the diversity and ecology of cephalopods.
Incorporating multispectral, infra-red, thermal and vegetation stress cameras.
Platforms include: AA, ICP, HPLC, GC, GC-MS, LC-MS, FTIR and NMR.
Tasting booths for descriptive sensory analysis, projective mapping and consumer testing.
10.7m and 4.7m, range of aquatic and benthic sampling devices, SCUBA support.
Isolation and culture facilities, PC1 and PC2 biocontainment laboratories, batch and continuous bioreactors, biofilm bioreactors, microcosms, rapid enumeration tools.
Atomic-force, laser-confocal, Raman, SEM and TEM.
10,000 litre capacity, freshwater and marine aquaria.