Research areas

View the wide range of research areas in the School of Psychology.

Research in the School of Psychology is grouped into the following areas:

Conducting research

The School takes the responsibility of protecting the privacy, safety, health, cultural sensitivities and welfare of research participants seriously. Under the guidance of the University Human Ethics Committee, the School acts to ensure the protection of the interests of research participants and that of the researcher. All research conducted within the School that is of a sensitive nature or that may affect people's privacy, rights and freedoms are reviewed by the School of Psychology Ethics Committee.

The School provides a Māori Research Adviser to provide guidance, advice and support to all staff and postgraduate researchers on:

  • cultural and ethical considerations when researching with Māori participants
  • developing a Māori focus for research
  • useful resources and contacts
  • appropriate research methodology
  • Māori consultation