Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Message from the Associate Dean (Research)

The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is committed to improving the health of our local, national and global communities through excellence in research. The Faculty is the largest biomedical research faculty in New Zealand, with a proud history of attracting and growing pre-eminent researchers, talented students and generating high levels of research funding. The Faculty has fostered a very strong research culture and is host to a number of internationally renowned and highly regarded research programmes. A strong culture of collaboration exists at all levels through the faculty, allowing vital links across faculty, between faculties and with other tertiary research institutions.

Research in the faculty is overseen by the Associate Dean (Research), Professor Andrew Shelling. Professor Shelling Chairs the Faculty Research Committee which helps to provide strategic direction for the development, coordination and promotion of the Faculty’s research whilst coordinating the implementation of the Faculty’s research strategies. Professor Shelling is also Associate Dean (PBRF) for the 2018 Performance Based Research Fund round.

The faculty research office can be contacted at healthresearch@auckland.ac.nz