Research

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.

More about Pacific research

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Nikola Kasabov
Gail Pacheco
David Robie
Grant Schofield
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City Campus’ newest building now open
17 Jul, 2018
The WZ building – the new home of our School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences – represents a new way of teaching and learning for AUT.
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Pacific youth at risk if mothers gamble
09 Jul, 2018
AUT research sheds light on the intergenerational effects of gambling among Pacific families.
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Doctoral student’s research recognised
06 Jul, 2018
Doctor of Education candidate Jacoba Matapo has been awarded the 2018 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) Doctoral Scholarship.
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Excitement around the potential of SKA
06 Jul, 2018
New Zealand’s contribution to the world’s biggest science project – the SKA – last night received a top honour for research and innovation.
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Striving to make algorithms fair
04 Jul, 2018
AUT Centre for Social Data Analytics co-director Rhema Vaithianathan spoke to science journal Nature about algorithms, bias and fairness.

Research facilities for public use

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

Research commercialisation

AUT Ventures provides commercialisation advice, consultancy and investment opportunities.

AUT Ventures website