Neuroscience is a major focus of teaching and research within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and particularly, the School of Medical Sciences.

The Auckland Neuroscience Network is an organisation established by neuroscientists within the University of Auckland and allied tertiary institutions to provide academic and social links for staff and postgraduate students in the neurosciences.

Areas of study

Neuroscience research groups within the faculty include:

  • Auckland City Hospital Neurology Department Research
  • Auditory Neurobiology Lab
  • Autonomic Function Laboratory
  • Avian Neurobiology Laboratory
  • Cochlear Physiology Lab
  • Fetal Systems Physiology and Neuroscience
  • Functional Genomics and Translational Neuroscience
  • In vitro systems and Gene Discovery
  • Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development
  • Neural Pathology and CNS molecular signalling
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Human Brain
  • Neurogenesis and Neural Repair Lab
  • Nerve Repair
  • Molecular Neuroendocrinology Laboratory
  • Molecular Neurophysiology Laboratory
  • Molecular Physiology Laboratory
  • Receptor Signalling Lab
  • Synaptic Transmission Laboratory
  • Translational Neuroscience

You can study Neuroscience in the following programmes:

More information

Centre for Brain Research