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Find an expert on our database and meet some of our world-leading researchers.

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World experts

Victoria University of Wellington has a strong record of research excellence in many areas. Many of our researchers are working at the leading edge of knowledge, including our teams working in organic chemistry, computer science, public law, nanotechnology and superconductors, and Antarctica and climate change.

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Top-ranked university

Victoria University of Wellington is ranked within the top 2% of universities globally and is New Zealand’s top university for intensity of high-quality research.

We are a global-civic university and our researchers lead thinking on the big questions facing society.

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Research strengths

We have research strengths across a range of disciplines. Find out where our research is having an impact and how it compares with other universities around the world.

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