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Find an expert on our database and meet some of our world-leading researchers.

  • Dr Tim Groves

    Dr Tim Groves

    Senior Lecturer School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies

    Research areas: Post-classical Hollywood cinema; serial killer and horror films; critical psychology and psychoanalysis; hypnosis, melancholia, mood, and telepathy

  • Dr Alfio Leotta

    Dr Alfio Leotta

    Senior Lecturer School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies

    Research areas: Film-Tourism; New Zealand Cinema; Globalisation of Film Production; Italian Cinema; The Cinema of Peter Jackson

  • Dr Paul Wolffram

    Dr Paul Wolffram

    Director MCC School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies

    Research areas: Ethnographic Film, Documentary Film, Short Film Production, Melanesia, Visual Anthropology. New Zealand Film Production

  • Dr Miriam Ross

    Dr Miriam Ross

    Senior Lecturer School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies

    Research areas: World Cinemas; Cultural Policy; Latin American Film; South Korean Film; Transnational Cinema; 3D Film; Gender Theory; Third Cinema; Cinema Industry; New Digital Technology

At a glance

World experts

Victoria has a strong record of research excellence in many areas. Many of our researchers are working at the leading edge of knowledge, including our teams working in organic chemistry, computer science, public law, nanotechnology and superconductors, and Antarctica and climate change.

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Top-ranked university

Victoria is consistently ranked within the top 2% of universities internationally and we are New Zealand’s top-ranked university for research quality.

We are a global-civic university and our researchers lead thinking on the big questions facing society.

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Kate Macgrath

Our researchers are having a positive impact on the lives and wellbeing of people not just in New Zealand but around the world through innovative and ground-breaking research.

Professor Kate McGrath

Former Vice-Provost (Research)

Research strengths

We have research strengths across a range of disciplines. Find out where our research is having an impact and how it compares with other universities around the world.

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Kate McGrath - former Vice-Provost Research

Connect with our research

Victoria has more than 2,000 active researchers across many fields. Hear our former Vice-Provost (Research) talk about how people, businesses and organisations can connect with them.

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