Our advanced materials researchers are among the very best in the world and are leading many international collaborations to improve our lives.
We are New Zealand's leading academic institution for vital Antarctic and climate change research and a global leader in this important field.
Our researchers are working with world-class biologists and fellow global leaders in organic chemistry to tackle diseases such as cancer.
The political, economic, cultural and environmental significance of the Asia-Pacific has never been greater and our research spans all four aspects.
Victoria University of Wellington researchers are leading the fields of machine learning, evolutionary computation and artificial intelligence.
The future of healthcare lies in the digital solutions we are developing now—and the ones we are yet to discover.
New Zealand’s number one university for intensity of high-quality research (2018 Performance-Based Research Fund), we are also consistently recognised as high-performing by international measures.
Among the subjects where we excel are Earth Sciences, English Language and Literature, International Relations and Public Policy, Computer Science, and Law.Discover more
Partnerships and awards
Our researchers actively work with many organisations, from local and foreign government agencies to global corporations, including Google and NASA.
Our successes are underpinned by the research funding and awards that our highly regarded researchers attract.Our successes
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Wellington Faculty of Graduate Research
The Wellington Faculty of Graduate Research oversees all doctoral degrees at the University and supports candidates in their research.
The Research Office works to support our researchers, including help with funding applications and advice on research collaborations.
Wellington UniVentures helps shape, test and protect ideas, and teams researchers with the right people to set it on the road to commercialisation.