Research in science

Our research is focused on key scientific issues of regional and global significance. We aim to engage in scientific innovation and excellence that better enables society to develop in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner.

Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre

AUT is one of only five Core Research Participants in the Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre. This is a AUD$329m 10-year research centre, which will, for the first time bring the aquaculture and renewable energy sectors together to address the challenges of offshore food and energy production, that leverages the benefits of colocation, vertical integration, infrastructure and shared services. To find out more contact Professor Lindsey White.

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A pair of anemonefish hiding from divers in tentacles of their host anemone. Picture by Evan Brown, Auckland University of Technology, taken during an AUT marine biology fieldtrip for Pacific Island Ecosystems to the Solomon Islands
Associate Professor Barbara Bollard in Antarctica
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Kat Bolstad
AUT Ecologist Dr Bradley Case
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A pair of anemonefish hiding from divers in tentacles of their host anemone. Picture by Evan Brown, Auckland University of Technology, taken during an AUT marine biology fieldtrip for Pacific Island Ecosystems to the Solomon Islands
Scaring Nemo
03 Sep, 2020
How do clownfish on coral reefs react to encounters with humans?
Associate Professor Barbara Bollard in Antarctica
Collecting data in Antarctica
30 Jul, 2020
Q&A with Associate Professor Bollard about collecting data in Antarctica.
Prof Andrea Alfaro_1
AUT and Ocean Beach: Bluff aquaculture
27 Jul, 2020
The owners of the former Ocean Beach freezing works have partnered with AUT to turn its Southland site into a centre of excellence for aquaculture.
Kat Bolstad
Scientists dissect squid named by alum
24 Jul, 2020
For his PhD, AUT alumnus Dr Jesse Kelly described and named a rare genus of deep-sea squid; a specimen of which was recently dissected by NZ scientists.
AUT Ecologist Dr Bradley Case
Study - Non-crop vegetation helps farms
17 Jun, 2020
Non-productive vegetation on farms can increase ecosystem services such as decomposition and nitrogen mineralisation, according to a recent study.
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