Environmental Research Institute (ERI): Te Pūtahi Rangahau Taiao
Takes a collaborative, systems-level approach to environmental research to develop insights and expertise to improve and sustain the quality of the natural and physical environment, focusing on antarctic, coastal and marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems.
Directors: Tim Manukau and Charles Lee
Institute of Professional Learning (IPL): Te Whai Toi Tāngata
Provides research-informed professional learning and development that contribute to improved professional practice in early childhood centres, schools and tertiary institutions, both nationally and internationally.
Director: Sharleen Nathan
Te Ngira: Institute for Population Research
The only national institute of demographic and population-focused research in New Zealand, their research helps inform choices and responses to the demographic, social and economic interactions that are shaping the future.
New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR): Te Pūtahi Rangahau Umanga o Aotearoa
Draws on the research excellence of New Zealand’s top research business school and nearly three decades of leading-edge business consultancy, working with industry, government agencies and other organisations to enhance productivity and contribute to sustainable business.
Director: Professor Eva Collins
Te Ipu o te Mahara: The Artificial Intelligence Institute
Focused on delivering real-time analytics for big data, machine learning and deep learning and have already created some of the world's most popular open source tools. Our goal is to build awareness and expertise across disciplines so we can better leverage AI for the benefit of our communities and NZ as a whole.
Director: Professor Albert Bifet
Te Mata Punenga o Te Kotahi: Te Kotahi Research Institute
Develops research that supports iwi, Māori, indigenous nations, communities, organisations, and works with researchers to engage and focus on building key research skills related to Māori and indigenous research methods and practice.
Director: Associate Professor Māui Hudson
New Zealand Institute for Security and Crime Science (NZISCS): Te Puna Haumaru
Established in 2016, this multidisciplinary institute explores: theories in crime science, modelling and analysis of date on crime and security issues, the use of computer science to assist evidence-based police, and research in psychology relevant to criminal behaviour and police processes.
Director: Professor Devon Polaschek
Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research (WMIER): Te Pūtahi Rangahau Mātauranga o Wilf Malcolm
Innovative and collaborative research that tackles challenges faced in education at all levels, while also providing advice and support for the design, management and dissemination of educational research projects.
Director: Dr Catherine Buntting