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

  • AProf Val Hooper

    AProf Val Hooper

    Head of School School of Marketing and International Business

    Research areas: Strategic alignment of information systems with business, Information systems and productivity, The dark side of IT - cybersecurity, online auction behaviour, online gambling, addictiveness of IT, social networking behavioural norms

  • Dr Kala Retna

    Dr Kala Retna

    Senior Lecturer School of Management

    Research areas: Organisational learning, learning organisation, culture, school leadership management, learning in higher education, cross-cultural management, design thinking.

  • AProf Robert Cavana

    AProf Robert Cavana

    Reader, Systems+Sustainability School of Management

    Research areas: System Dynamics, systems thinking, Logistics & Supply Chain Management Resources, Transport & Sustainability, Quality management, Policy analysis

  • Sue Ryall

    Sue Ryall

    Centre Manager - Centre for Labour, Employment and Work School of Management

    Research areas: Collective Employment Agreements; Unions and Union Membership

  • Dr Chern Li Liew

    Dr Chern Li Liew

    Director of Research Degrees Programme School of Information Management

    Research areas: Social studies of information, information services and information systems; Users and impact; Digital cultural heritage; Socio-cultural informatics

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.