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 that will bring the aquaculture and renewable energy sectors together to address the challenges of offshore food and energy production.

To find out more contact Professor Lindsey White.

Visit Blue Economy website

Andrea Alfaro
Allan Blackman
Nicola Brasch
Len Gillman
Dr Armgan Sabetian, Dr Jingjing Zhang, Dr Julian Lilkendey
Offshore fish farms
Steve Henry
Professor Jun Lu
Helius and AUT
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Dr Armgan Sabetian, Dr Jingjing Zhang, Dr Julian Lilkendey
Ancient fish bones reveal lost habitats
19 Oct, 2021
AUT scientists combine satellite tracking and chemical analysis to reveal ancient habitats of Hauraki Gulf snapper.
Offshore fish farms
Research: offshore fish farms
19 Oct, 2021
AUT is leading a large 36-month international project to develop a technique to assess the environmental impact of offshore aquaculture.
Steve Henry
Should I get vaccinated?
04 Oct, 2021
A view from a bioengineer working on COVID-19: Professor Steve Henry went from hesitant to believing mRNA vaccines are the way of the future.
Professor Jun Lu
The science behind health supplement NMN
28 Sep, 2021
AUT and EZZ Life Science, have completed the world’s first review of research into the anti-aging supplement Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN).
Helius and AUT
Researching advanced medicinal cannabis
14 Sep, 2021
AUT and Helius Therapeutics have partnered on the research and development of advanced medicinal cannabis products.

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If you’re interested in applying to a PhD or MPhil, email first to assess your eligibility for the programme.

Awanis Azizan
Samantha Patterson
Claire Ellis
Elianna Zoura
Shakeel Ahmed
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