Research at the School of Social Sciences

Learn about our research in the School of Social Sciences, which is interdisciplinary and international.

Te Kura Aronui School of Social Sciences

Our Research

These interdisciplinary themes represent just some of the issues investigated by our passionate staff:

  • The retreat from the sea
  • Evangelical religions in the Pacific
  • Disability activism
  • The impact of climate change on indigenous peoples
  • The future of farming
  • Intersex and transgender rights
  • Oral history
  • The impacts of the pandemic
  • Whakapapa
  • Ethics
  • Calculating the surface melt rate of Antarctic glaciers
  • Ownership of the ocean
  • Intransigent beliefs
  • The housing crisis
  • Perspectives on gene-editing
  • The influence of Taniwha
  • International security

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School of Social Sciences

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