Our academic staff conduct research in the following themes. Click on the profiles of each researcher for more information about their interests and projects.
We are exploring the effects of dangerous consumptions such as tobacco, alcohol, other drugs and gambling on individuals, their families, communities, and society. Our academics contribute to research in the Centre for Addiction Research (CfAR).
Asian and other ethnic minority communities in New Zealand
We have a strong focus on the current health issues of Asian and other ethnic minority communities in New Zealand and seeks to develop strategic ways to improve and visualise the health status of this fast-growing population.
Our research is conducted through the Centre for Asian and Ethnic Minority Health Research and Evaluation (CAHRE).
Partnering with the New Zealand Family Violence Clearing House, our research works towards the elimination of family violence.
Gay men’s sexual health
Our research aims to promote research into HIV and sexual health among gay, bisexual, takataapui and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in New Zealand.
Our research projects have a focus on gender, ethnicity, health policy and racism.
We explore topics related to the mental wellbeing of populations, such as addiction, self-harm, and substance abuse.
We asked diverse groups of older New Zealanders ‘What is the ideal place to grow older?’. The New Zealand population is ‘ageing’, so as we grow older, where and how do we want to live?
We are researching multi-level approaches to suicide prevention in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand including reducing access to certain methods of suicide, media influences on suicide prevention, selected prevention initiatives and psychological treatment approaches. We use epidemiological methods to support a robust understanding of suicide prevention opportunities in addition to range of quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluating interventions.