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We have an active research community, with staff and postgraduate research in areas like psychology, sociology and public policy.

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Synchrotron to be used in research
AUT's new Professors
Emeritus Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop
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.
Emeritus Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop
AUT awards Emeritus Professor
26 Oct, 2018
AUT has awarded Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop the title of Emeritus Professor in recognition of her contributions to Pacific development iss
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.
Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop
First national inquiry breaks the silenc...
14 Nov, 2017
Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop at AUT is one of four commissioners appointed to oversee Samoa’s national inquiry into family violence.