Our research

The Faculty of Science is New Zealand’s largest and most highly ranked science faculty, hosting a wealth of leading-edge research programmes.

Menger sponge

Learn more about the exciting research we are undertaking across our schools, departments and four joint graduate schools in the Faculty of Science.

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Plant scientist

Our institutes and centres support the excellent research conducted in the Faculty of Science.

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The Faculty of Science hosts two national Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs), the Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery and Te Punaha Matatini.

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Dr Viji Sarojini (centre)

Every fortnight we ask one of our scientists a series of 10 questions to get a glimpse into their work. Find out more.

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Wine Science student

Learn more about the work of our postgraduate students and supervisors in the Faculty of Science.

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Kowhai flowers

Our six reserves provide the University with a valuable resource for teaching and field research across a wide range of disciplines.

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