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.

Andrea Alfaro
Kris Gledhill
Allan Blackman
Len Gillman
Owen Young
Whale and diver
Whale in Kaikoura
AUT Roche Diagnostics Lab
Bottlenose dolphins
Lindsey White Blue Economy CRC 1
Whale and diver
Tongan whales affected by tourism
18 Jul, 2019
AUT research shows that the intensive swim-with-whale tourism in Tonga is disturbing natural behaviour patterns.
Whale in Kaikoura
The future of NZ’s marine environment
15 Jul, 2019
Two AUT researchers, Dr Rebecca Jarvis and Dr Tim Young, surveyed New Zealand’s marine scientists to discover the key areas where more research is needed.
AUT Roche Diagnostics Lab
To the future and beyond
11 Jul, 2019
The AUT-Roche Diagnostics Laboratory is creating exceptional learning experiences and fostering industry connections.
Bottlenose dolphins
Safe altitude for drones
10 Jul, 2019
Researchers from the Auckland University of Technology have found the safest distance to fly drones over marine mammals.
Lindsey White Blue Economy CRC 1
AUT joins Australian research programme
16 May, 2019
AUT has joined 45 national and international partners on a 10-year research programme on ways to utilise the ocean for aquaculture and energy production.
Seyedehsara (Sara) Masoomi Dezfooli
Egide Kalisa
Lari Dkhar
Priyadarshana (Priya) Ajithkumar