Research impact

We speak truth to power, give voice to the silenced, make art, disrupt myths, guide policy, challenge hypocrisy, stoke curiosity and satisfy the curious.

Professor Martin Wilkinson gave advice to the Ministry of Health leading to a National Strategy on raising deceased donation rates.

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Associate Professor Damon Salesa challenges us to embrace our Pacific talent, and finally act like a Pacific Nation.

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Associate Professor Jennifer Lees-Marshment has advised on TVNZ's Vote Compass tool, helping to engage over a million people in policy discussions to date.

Vote Compass

Public intellectual, author and anthropologist Distinguished Professor Dame Anne Salmond explains how artefacts can be ancestors in Māori Television's Artefact.

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Professor Simon Holdaway is recognised by the Australian Academy of the Humanities as an international leader in archaeology and stone artefact analysis.

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Prof Margaret Mutu has researched and led Waitangi Tribunal claims for her iwi Ngāti Kahu.

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Professor Tracey McIntosh gives advice on social injustice and incarceration.

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A linguistics team led by Dr Jason Brown is assisting Naasioi speakers to rebuild what conflict destroyed in Bougainville.

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Criminologist Dr Claire Meehan points out teenage sexting is not often harmful; but the media portrayal of young women always requiring protection is dangerous.

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Professor Tim Dare helped the Ministry of Social Development create a system to check the privacy, human rights and ethics implications of every new project.

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Associate Professors Sarina Pearson and Shuchi Kothari conducted digital media production workshops in Fiji, Tonga and Aotearoa for everyday storytellers.

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