Faculty research

Victoria’s global reputation for world-class research and innovation is built on a range of research strengths across and between our faculties.

We are committed to research excellence and to research that will help improve economic, social and environmental wellbeing. Researchers at Victoria often work across faculties and with other organisations in New Zealand and around the world. This multidisciplinary collaboration is a core element of our research success.

Architecture and design

Creative and innovative researchers in the Faculty of Architecture and Design specialise in providing practical and original design solutions.

Education

Our researchers aim to make a difference to people’s chances in life through investigating experiences in educational settings and how they can be improved.

Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering collaborates with researchers around the globe to solve modern engineering problems and is home to two leading research centres.

Health

The Faculty of Health focuses on making a difference through research in nursing, midwifery and health services.

Humanities, arts and social sciences

Our creative and scholarly research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is recognised internationally for its quality and originality.

Law

Victoria’s Faculty of Law is New Zealand’s leading centre of academic legal research and is ranked in the top 50 in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

Science

Our world-class research in the Faculty of Science has global impact and shapes and enriches our learning and teaching.

Business

Research at Victoria Business School focuses on contributing to more effective government policy and better business practice in New Zealand and overseas.