Research Centres and Institutes
The Institute for Governance and Policy Studies (IGPS) fosters discussion, research and publication of current domestic and foreign policy issues.
We particularly link academic research and public policy by providing opportunities for independent and detached study, and for neutral and informed discussion of important and relevant issues.
Our goal is to engage the broadest possible range of informed opinion, particularly in drawing people together from the universities, the public service, the business community and the wider public community. Our three catchwords might be summed up as:
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"The Health Services Research Centre strives for excellence and relevance in health services research".
By health services research, the Centre means: "the study of the health and disability needs of communities, and the organisation, planning, provision, use and effectiveness of personal and population-based health and disability services".
The Centre's research spans six key topics:
- Maori Health
- Health System and Health Services Research and Evaluation
- Priority Setting Research and Evaluation
- Access Research and Evaluation
- Pacific Health
- Disability Issues
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