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

  • Prof Warwick Murray

    Prof Warwick Murray

    Professor School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

    Research areas: Latin America economics politics culture and history, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, NZ and Chile relations, human geography, globalisation, international development, Third World, rural development, Global fruit trade, Pacific Islands geography and economics, Fiji, Niue, Asia Pacific geography and economics, Nature of geography and its history.

  • AProf Sara Kindon

    AProf Sara Kindon

    Associate Professor School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

    Research areas: Participatory research, youth, Maori. Feminist geography, Community development, Participatory research, Community video, Gender analysis,

  • Dr Mairead de Roiste

    Dr Mairead de Roiste

    Senior Lecturer School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

    Research areas: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Geographic Information Science Usability eGovernment Spatial Statistics Crime Public participation GIS Transport modelling Cartography

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.