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
Len Gillman
Allan Blackman
Owen Young
Kris Gledhill
Synchrotron to be used in research
AUT's new Professors
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
Len Gillman in a tree
Associate Professor Hannah Buckley
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.
Len Gillman in a tree
nztrees app puts natives on the map
07 Jun, 2018
Do you know your mānuka from your kānuka, your pōhutukawa from your rātā or ever wonder which trees are native?
Associate Professor Hannah Buckley
UK science journal publishes in te reo
30 May, 2018
NZ academics have taken a major step forward in encouraging the scientific community to recognise the importance of non-Western indigenous languages.
Priyadarshana (Priya) Ajithkumar
Seyedehsara (Sara) Masoomi Dezfooli
Egide Kalisa
Lari Dkhar
Heather Braid