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 institutes

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

Research centres

Find out about the expert research units in Victoria Business School.

Research chairs

These chairs are externally-funded to support specialist research and activities.

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.

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 Business in Asia

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

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

The Chair in the Economics of Disasters focuses on the research and application of economic insights and analyses to the management of disasters.

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.

Chair in Regulatory Practice

The Chair in Regulatory Practice works at the intersection of regulation and governance, specifically in regulatory stewardship and dynamic governance regimes.