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
Prototype rover
Dr Jack Chen and Dr Marcus Jones
Synchrotron to be used in research
AUT's new Professors
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
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.
Synchrotron to be used in research
Five AUT Marsden Fund grants
08 Nov, 2018
Five projects led by AUT researchers have been granted funding totalling $3.58 million in new research for the university, in this Marsden Fund round.
AUT's new Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three
27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
Ruth Cink
Seyedehsara (Sara) Masoomi Dezfooli
Lari Dkhar
Egide Kalisa
Priyadarshana (Priya) Ajithkumar