1-page research summaries

Our 1-page research summaries are designed to give you a good overview of our research projects, including the main findings and their relevance to New Zealand.

Multicultural faces of CACR
© Geoff Allan collage artist, 2009.

At CACR we are constantly looking for ways to simplify the passing on of valuable cross-cultural knowledge. With this in mind, we have launched our 1-page Research Summaries which give you a good overview of our research, including the main research findings and how the findings are relevant in the New Zealand environment.

Select the one you would like here:

1-Page research summaries 2021

  1. Causes of alternating cultural identities and their outcomes

1-Page research summaries

  1. Are migrant families different than New Zealand families?
  2. Are migrants disadvantaged in the New Zealand job market?
  3. Bullying among New Zealand youth
  4. Climate change is awful . . . over there
  5. Environmental Protection: Short Term Costs, Long Term Benefits
  6. Ethnic identity exploration among young South Asian immigrants in New Zealand
  7. From whānau to akomanga: How to use reminiscing in the classroom to improve children's development
  8. Grounded in experiences: Understanding intergroup contact and prejudice
  9. History Matters: How historical events in New Zealand have shaped public opinion
  10. How can New Zealand maintain its low corruption rating?
  11. How do business practices differ across countries?
  12. How do cultures differ in their concept of ‘What is Moral?’
  13. How kinship influences cooperation in Yasawa, Fiji
  14. How religious beliefs affect attitudes towards others: a study in Yasawa, Fiji
  15. How to attract and retain skilled British migrants
  16. How to improve attitudes towards Asian migrants
  17. How to improve attitudes towards tourists
  18. How to improve settlement for international students
  19. How to increase social cohesion in New Zealand
  20. How to inspire New Zealanders to tackle climate change
  21. International students stress and adjustment
  22. Itching to travel: What drives people to leave New Zealand
  23. Let's korero (talk): talking about the past among Māori mothers and children
  24. Not everyone can live in the moment: Variations in time perspective
  25. Online Racism: How online threaded comments are contributing to racism
  26. Promoting resilience through social identity in adolescents
  27. Social context affects the relationship between intergroup contact and prejudice
  28. Social influences on the adaptation to a new cultural environment
  29. Stress and coping techniques in Chinese and New Zealand youth
  30. The effects of home-school dissonance for Māori and European New Zealand adolescents
  31. The ethics of anonymity for research in colonised settings
  32. The impact of therapeutic community rehabilitation for Māori men
  33. The Influence of family on Muslim youth in New Zealand and the U.K.
  34. Whānau and Ethnic Identity Support Positive Well-Being among Māori Youth
  35. What makes people happy: money or autonomy?
  36. What makes skilled migrants choose New Zealand
  37. Who am I?: Identity changes in recent immigrants
  38. Why do women care more about the environment than men?

Keen for more information?

Our researchers have developed an extensive body of cross-cultural research, including New Zealand-based studies and what stands as international best practice. We understand the gap between academic research and applicability in a business and government setting, and our focus is on bridging that gap.

Our consultants will work with your organisation to meet your cross-cultural needs. This can include building a cross-cultural model, applying cross-cultural research findings to your organisation, and learning how to utilise a cross-cultural workforce and client-base to achieve economic success.

To enquire further about CACR consulting services, please email Psychology-Department@vuw.ac.nz