Affiliated research centres

Physicists from the University of Auckland collaborate with several national, international and university-led research centres and institutes. Find out more below.

Nano and Microfluidic disk

Dodd-Walls is a Centre of Research Excellence working in the fields of quantum optics, photonics and precision atomic physics.

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Hollow core fibre, DARPA

This national Centre of Research Excellence aims at making, understanding and using new materials in the improvement of people’s lives.

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Electron trajectories, Alexandre Gondran

An award-winning research facility specialising in state-of-the-art laser photonic technology.

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Sunrise over earth from space

This Centre for Fundamental Inquiry is a University-led centre aimed at addressing deep questions that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries.

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Dense connective tissue, by J. Jana

Centre of Research Excellence that transforms complex data into knowledge, tools and insight for better decision making.

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Multi-project wafer, by Jonathon Marks

Our research

Our research covers a wide variety of topics from fundamental particle physics to the development of advanced technologies.

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Large hadron Collider

The European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world's largest and most respected centres for scientific research.

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LSST under construction

LSST aims to provide an astronomical dataset that will address some of our fundamental questions about the universe.

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