Research Themes

Our research is grouped into themes, connecting knowledge to affect meaningful change

Te Aka Mātuatua School of Science

Research within Te Aka Mātuatua - School of Science, is grouped into four contextual research themes:

  1. Applied Climate Change
  2. Connected Land, Water, and Life
  3. Hazards and Extreme Environments
  4. Science for Innovation

Across these contextual themes, sits our overarching commitment to Mātauranga Māori and how this connects to and enhances a traditional western science perspective.

Each of our research themes represents a broad range of scientific activity, unified around some of the biggest challenges facing Aotearoa and the world.

Discover the depth of research talent that we have contributing to each research theme, along with some of the research highlights in each theme.