Centres and institutes

Ferrier Research Institute

The Ferrier Research Institute came into being on 6 January and is the new name for the Carbohydrate Chemistry team that was part of Callaghan Innovation.

Robinson Research Institute

The Robinson Research Institute, established on 6 January, is the new name for the superconductivity and energy team, formerly part of Callaghan Innovation.


Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology

The Centre identifies and researches the restoration of depleted populations, species and communities in ecosystems that have been impacted by human activity.

New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre

Provides a national platform for China-related capability building and knowledge sharing among tertiary institutions, the business community and public sector.

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Alan Wilson Centre For Molecular Ecology and Evolution

A Centre of Research Excellence at Victoria looking at the evolution and ecology of NZ and Pacific plant and animal life, and human history in the Pacific.

Antarctic Research Centre

Research looking at Antarctic climate history and processes and the influence on the global climate system, especially in New Zealand and the southwest Pacific.

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Centre for Academic Development

The Centre for Academic Development works to assist in improving the quality and effectiveness of education that students receive.

Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research

A centre conducting and disseminating both fundamental and applied research in the areas of accounting, governance and taxation.

Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research

Research, training and advice in cross-cultural comparison, acculturation and adaptation, cultural diversity and intergroup relations and ethno-psychologies.

Centre for Biodiscovery

A research centre which aims to enhance human health and wellbeing through discovery of unique natural products and biological pathways and processes.

Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology

The Centre identifies and researches the restoration of depleted populations, species and communities in ecosystems that have been impacted by human activity.

Centre for Building Performance Research

The Centre researches performance of buildings and the built sector with the object of improving the quality of building performance.

Centre for Labour, Employment and Work (CLEW)

Centre for Labour, Employment and Work (CLEW) is the leading research organisation in New Zealand on collective bargaining and union membership.

Centre for Logic, Language and Computation

Promotes research in logic, computation and the logical analysis of language, particularly at the interface between these disciplines.

Centre for Strategic Studies

The Centre is the New Zealand anchor for research, teaching and public dialogue on strategic and security issues.

Competitive Advantage New Zealand

An integrated programme of research devoted to understanding how New Zealand enterprises can develop competitive advantage that is world class.

Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute is dedicated to promoting artistic, cultural and intellectual exchange between China and New Zealand.

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Deaf Studies Research Unit

This unit was established with the goal of conducting research on topics relating to Deaf people and their language in New Zealand.

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Earthquake Hazard Centre

A research and information network that disseminates earthquake-resistant design and construction information with a focus on the needs of developing countries.

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Ferrier

The Ferrier Research Institute came into being on 6 January and is the new name for the Carbohydrate Chemistry team that was part of Callaghan Innovation.

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Health Services Research Centre

Research on health and disability needs; and organisation, provision, use and effectiveness of personal and population-based health and disability services.

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Institute of Geophysics

The Institute co-ordinates research in geophysics, meteorology and tectonics within the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

International Institute of Modern Letters

Promoting and fostering contemporary imaginative writing.

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MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology

A Centre of Research Excellence hosted at Victoria that brings together and equips New Zealand’s leading researchers in nanotechnology and materials science.

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research

Leading medical research institute based at Victoria focused on finding cures for cancer, asthma & allergy, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and infectious disease

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New Zealand Association for Comparative Law

Promoting training in the field of comparative law, the study of foreign legal systems in New Zealand and comparative legal research and study.

New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation

Supporting the translation of foreign language writers into English as well as research projects in the theory and practice of literary translation.

New Zealand Centre for Public Law

The Centre aims to stimulate awareness and interest in public law issues, provide a forum for discussion and foster and promote research of these issues.

New Zealand Centre of International Economic Law

An interdisciplinary Centre of Research Excellence on all issues relating to international economic law.

New Zealand Climate Change Institute

The Institute develops, disseminates and discusses interdisciplinary climate change research, with emphasis on work that spans the natural and social sciences.

New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre

Provides a national platform for China-related capability building and knowledge sharing among tertiary institutions, the business community and public sector.

New Zealand Dictionary Centre

The Centre maintains a database of New Zealand English vocabulary and conducts research on various aspects of language in New Zealand.

New Zealand Electronic Text Centre

The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection comprises significant New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University.

New Zealand India Research Institute

A consortium of New Zealand scholars actively engaged in research on India.

New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation

An independent institute working to produce world-class economic research; informing policy and practice that support NZ institutions and markets.

New Zealand Institute of International Affairs

An independent non-government organisation that seeks to promote discussion and understanding of international issues that affect New Zealand.

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Robinson Research Institute

The Robinson Research Institute, established on 6 January, is the new name for the superconductivity and energy team, formerly part of Callaghan Innovation.

Roy McKenzie Centre for the Study of Families

The Centre provides independent research and information on families and whānau to assist law-makers, inform policy and educate communities and professionals.

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Stout Research Centre

Encouraging scholarly inquiry into New Zealand society, history and culture in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment.

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Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit

Providing independent, quality research on Treaty of Waitangi matters and contributing to the eventual resolution of Treaty claims.

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Victoria Institute for Links with Latin America (VILLA)

A cross-disciplinary institute aiming to formalise and encourage Victoria’s expanding links with academics, diplomats and policy-makers in Latin America.

Victoria University Coastal Ecology Lab

An active research facility, supporting research excellence in coastal ecology.

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Wai-te-ata Press

Researching topics in book history and print culture, communication and media theory and material culture studies.