Faculty of Science - Leading creativity and innovation in the sciences


Our research

The Faculty of Science is New Zealand’s largest and most highly ranked science faculty hosting a wealth of leading-edge research programmes.

Menger Sponge, Department of Mathematics

Schools and departments

Learn more about the exciting research being undertaken in our 10 schools and departments and four joint graduate schools at the Faculty of Science.

Summer research student

Programmes, institutes and centres

The excellent research conducted in the Faculty of Science is supported by the work of the programmes, institutes, and centres the faculty hosts.

DNA helix

Centres of Research Excellence

The Faculty of Science is home to two national Centres of Research Excellence (CoRE), the Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery and Te Punaha Matatini.

Professor Winston Byblow, Department of Exercise Sciences

Take 10 with...

Find out about the research that goes on in the Faculty of Science - such as Professor Winston Byblow's work on stroke recovery - by reading our interview series, 'Take 10 with...'

Kauri Snail at the Huapai Reserve

University of Auckland reserves

The University of Auckland owns a number of ecological reserves and properties, providing valuable resources for teaching and field research across a wide range of disciplines.

Grace Stewart, postgraduate candidate, Wine Science, School of Chemical Sciences

Postgraduate research projects

Learn more about the work of our postgraduate students and supervisors in the Faculty of Science departments and schools.