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.
Director: Professor Karin Bryan
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: Kathryn Hodson
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.
Director: Professor Francis Collins
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: Associate Professor Eva Collins
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
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
Undertakes research across a wide range of disciplines relevant to freshwater management to lift the quality of freshwater decision making and outcomes for NZ and internationally.
Director: Dr Chris Tanner
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