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 Andreas Neef says that Pacific people can provide lessons for New Zealand in dealing with the disastrous impact of climate change.

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Associate Professor Dan Hikuroa discusses how the world of science is intimately interconnected with mātauranga Māori.

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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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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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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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