Our research achievements reflect the variety and breadth of our research efforts. AUT has more than 60 research centres and institutes – enabling us to collaborate locally and globally, and provide excellent opportunities for our postgraduate students.

Research institutes

We have more than 60 research centres and institutes delivering leading research.

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Academic departments

Discover our academic departments and research staff, from marine biology and radio astronomy to economics.

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Pacific research

Many of our researchers focus on research that impacts the lives of our Pacific people, both here in New Zealand and around the Pacific.

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Valery Feigin
Nikola Kasabov
Gail Pacheco
David Robie
Grant Schofield
Edmond Fehoko at AUT South Campus
Gender and Diversity Research Group
Vulnerable transient population - Gail Pacheco
New hybrid court model a way to deliver justice to victims of United Nations Peacekeeper abuse
Kava drinking research highlighted in gl...
20 Mar, 2018
AUT PhD student, Edmond Fehoko, continues to garner international attention with his master’s thesis on the experiences and perceptions of New Zealand-bor...
Older Women Have More Fun
13 Mar, 2018
Prof Jarrod Haar's research into work/life satisfaction.
Gender and Diversity Research at AUT tur...
06 Mar, 2018
AUT’s Gender and Diversity Research Group take a day out to celebrate ten years of research success and set a research agenda for the future.
Vulnerable transient population size equ...
06 Mar, 2018
A study by the New Zealand Work Research Institute at AUT has quantified the scale of transience in New Zealand, with a particular focus on those considere...
New hybrid court model a way to deliver ...
06 Mar, 2018
AUT law academic Cassandra Mudgway has offered a way forward for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse committed by United Nations peacekeepers.
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Duncan Reid's inaugural professorial add...
Tuesday 10 Apr, 4:30pm - 6pm
Sports injury incidence and prevention – are we making a difference?
Michael Petterson's inaugural professori...
Tuesday 1 May, 4:30pm - 6pm
Planetary Health and Geology: How do Rocks and People Connect?
Wayne Hope's inaugural professorial addr...
Tuesday 15 May, 4:30pm - 6pm
Times out of joint
Helena Cooper-Thomas's inaugural profess...
Tuesday 22 May, 4:30pm - 6pm
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Peter Chong's inaugural professorial add...
Tuesday 29 May, 4:30pm - 6pm
Auckland! How smart you are!

Research facilities for public use

Many of our modern research facilities and equipment can be used by external researchers. These include:

Research commercialisation

AUT Enterprises Ltd provides commercialisation advice, consultancy and investment opportunities.

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