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Our research

Research at Wellington School of Business and Government contributes to more effective government policy and better business practice.

Wellington School of Business and Government makes a significant contribution to knowledge through its research—particularly at the intersection of the public, private, and community sectors. The research activities of our 200 academics and many postgraduate students help build capability and accountability, improve business performance, and contribute to creating a better public sector and society.

Many of our staff are pre-eminent in their fields within New Zealand and have international reputations for the quality of their work.

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Meet our researchers

Find out about the industry-leading researchers based at the Wellington School of Business and Government.

Research strengths

Our researchers work in a number of strategic focus areas. Discover our innovative research.

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Find out about student research, research centres, and ways you can partner with us.

Study with us

Explore a topic you’re passionate about, create new knowledge and become an expert in your research area with a PhD, professional doctorate or Master’s by research.

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If you're interested in research at the Wellington School of Business and Government, get in touch.

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