About our research institutes, centres, and chairs

Victoria Business School supports business-related research studies, with specialised units hosting research clusters and several externally-funded chairs.

Research focus and expertise at Victoria Business School

Victoria Business School prides itself as a leader in the provision of business-related research studies.

Research institutes at Victoria Business School

Find out about current and past research institutes at Victoria Business School.

Research centres at Victoria Business School

There are several specialised research units in the individual schools of Victoria Business School.

Funded research chairs at Victoria Business School

Victoria Business School has a number of externally-funded chairs with specialist research expertise.

Institute for Governance and Policy Studies

Institute for Governance and Policy Studies delivers high-impact research that influences policy development and implementation across all levels of government.

Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research

The Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research works collaboratively with industry professionals to enhance research in these fields.

Health Services Research Centre

The Health and Services Research Centre focuses on the study of communities’ health and disability needs.

Centre for Labour, Employment and Work

The Centre for Labour, Employment and Work has been a trusted information source for employment relations practitioners, unions, and policy makers since 1970.

Chair in Public Finance

The Chair aims to build up expertise in the area of public finance and to promote research, debate, policy analysis and advice on public finance matters.

Chair in Digital Government

The research programme of the Chair in Digital Government focuses on the effects of information and communication technologies on the public sector.

Chair in the Economics of Disasters

Learn about the professorial Chair in the Economics of Disasters—the first of its kind globally.

BNZ Chair in Business in Asia

The BNZ Chair in Business in Asia creates and shares knowledge that promotes and supports effective New Zealand business engagement with Asia.

Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice

The Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice serves as a leader for collaborative research and teaching on restorative justice theories, policies and practices.

Brian Picot Chair in Ethical Leadership

The Brian Picot Chair in Ethical Leadership at Victoria Business School works towards facilitating a transparent and ethically sound business sector.