Research institutes, centres and groups

The Faculty of Arts includes specialist and cross-disciplinary research centres.

The PPI provides independent analysis and insight into key policy issues affecting New Zealand and the world.

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COMPASS is an experienced team undertaking quantitative social science research of international standing and with policy relevance.


The AHI seeks to engage with the historical and cultural development of Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland and its importance to New Zealand life and beyond.

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We are a multi-disciplinary research institute promoting research, scholarship and teaching on contemporary Europe and EU-related issues.

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The ANZL is a writer-led initiative developed to help our active practitioners sustain themselves through a writer's life.

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The Big Q connects audiences to informed dialogue about science, economics, arts and politics.

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