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
Lindsey White Blue Economy CRC 1
62% increase in AUT researchers
Prototype rover
Dr Jack Chen and Dr Marcus Jones
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.
Driven to discover new treatments
14 May, 2019
Breast cancer research is close to her heart, says Khine Thida was awarded a $96,000 scholarship by the Cancer Research Trust New Zealand to pursue a PhD.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
Prototype rover
AUT research to find life on Mars
14 Mar, 2019
AUT microbiologists are working with NASA to find signs of life on Mars.
Dr Jack Chen and Dr Marcus Jones
AUT scientists join MacDiarmid Institute
11 Mar, 2019
Dr Marcus Jones and Dr Jack Chen have been made Associate Investigators at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.
Seyedehsara (Sara) Masoomi Dezfooli
Priyadarshana (Priya) Ajithkumar
Lari Dkhar
Egide Kalisa