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- Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit
Operating from Lincoln University, the AERU conducts research for clients in the areas of agribusiness, natural resources, trade and environment and public policy, rural sociology, regional development, and marketing. Lists details of the Unit's publications which are available for purchase, as well as the full text (PDF) of AERU research reports.
- Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology & Evolution
Includes research and teaching resources for researchers in a variety of fields such as mathematical and computational biology, genetics, ecology and evolution. Includes information on their collaborative research programmes and genome service.
- Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre
Information about the activities and research carried out by the AWSBC, in the fields of animal experimentation, agriculture, veterinary science, and bioethics.
- Antarctic Research Centre = Te Pūtahi Rangahau i te Kōpakatanga ki te Tonga
Information on ARC which provides advice and expertise for University research in Antarctica. Includes information on staff, research projects, events, publications.
- Beef + Lamb New Zealand : [web site : organization]
Website of the industry body that works on behalf of farmers and industry to represent their interests. Site provides farmers with information that can improve their productivity and ensure a sustainable future for the land. Information on all aspects of the beef and lamb trade in New Zealand includes reports, publications, results of research, animal welfare and general farm information. Archived versions of the site have information about wool production and trade.
- Biomathematics Research Centre
The Biomathematics Research Centre was set up in 1996 to promote biomathematics and biostatistics within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Canterbury. In addition to information about the Centre, the web site provides information on courses, events, and scholarships and fellowships. It also includes full text annual reports from 1998, and a list of publications.
- Building Research Capability in the Social Sciences Network
The BRCSS network aims to improve social science research capability, mainly in the tertiary sector by contributing to the development of new and emerging researchers, in particular, support for new emerging Pacific researchers. Also building new teams using the BRCSS network as well as linking with other networks.
A provider of research, development and technology to the worldwide wool and textile industries. The site provides information about Canesis, its services and technology partners. Technical reports available online.
Describes the Cawthron Institute's research programme, which focuses on coastal and freshwater resources, sustainable business, aquaculture, biosecurity and biotechnology.
- CCAMLR : [Web site]
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources was set up as part of the Antarctic Treaty System to manage the marine resources in the Antarctic region. Site includes publications; conservation projects; news; and information about the scientific committees involved.
- Centre for Atmospheric Research : University of Canterbury
The Centre for Atmospheric Research at the University of Canterbury coordinates and supports scholarship, research and collaboration in atmospheric science. The web site provides course information, publications, news and further resources.
- Centre for Energy Research
Provides overview of sustainable energy, information about research projects being undertaken at the Centre at Massey University, courses offered and recent publications.
- Centre for Gene Research
The Centre for Gene Research (CGR) was established in 1990 to act as a focus for people working in gene research by exchanging information on techniques, reagents and expertise. The CGR provides a DNA sequencing service to its members and to outside workers. The web site provides information about the history of the Centre, staff, committees, activities, services and research themes. It also includes an online newsletter, links to relevant sites and a database of members, which contains information on their research interests, their expertise and brief biographies.
- Centre for Māori and Pacific Development Research
Research institution at the University of Waikato.
- Centre for Research on Information Systems Management : CRISM
Describes the work of the Centre, with details of research in progress and how industry can join with the centre in research projects.
- Centre for the Study of Agriculture, Food and Environment
CSAFE is a multidisciplinary research centre at the University of Otago, working across the Humanities and Science Divisions. Research is targeted at the interface between social and environmental sciences. This interface is explored through the dynamics of agricultural sustainability.
- Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Marine Ecology (CEAME)
Part of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury.
Otago-based company that offers a range of services to industry. The site provides information about consulting and research work, laboratory services, information and education and training services.
- Constructive Conversations = Korero Whakaaetanga
Website of project funded by the New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (FRST), and based at the Social Science Research Centre at the University of Canterbury that will explore the social, cultural, ethical and spiritual implications, of new health biotechnologies focussing initailly on genetic testing and the storage of genetic materials.
- Dexcel : partners in profitable dairying
Dairy sector research, extension and vocational training. Includes Dexcelink, a quarterly online newsletter, the annual report and research publications.
- Earthquake Hazard Centre : Commonwealth Network for Earthquake-Resistant Construction in Developing Countries
The Earthquake Hazard Centre (EHC) is an information network and dissemination centre for earthquake-resistant construction in developing countries. It is a non-profit organisation supported by the Commonwealth Science Council and is based at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington. Its publication, Earthquake Hazard Centre Newsletter, is found here, together with links to similar research centres and professional organisations.
- Earthquake Hazard Centre newsletter
Newsletter of the Earthquake Hazard Centre, an information network and dissemination centre for earthquake-resistant construction in developing countries. Issues are available in full-text.
- EcoClimate : integrated research on the economics of climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation
NIWA, Motu, Landcare Research/New Zealand Centre for Ecological Economics, Infometrics, AgResearch and GNS Science have formed a collaborative alliance, EcoClimate, to understand and model the economics of climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation for New Zealand. Brings together top-level experience in fields such as climatology, ecology, agriculture, and economics.
- Gateway Antarctica : Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research
Website for information on Antarctic research from the Centre for Antarctic Studies in the University of Canterbury. Includes staff and course information. Has links to about 30 other Antartic information sites.
- Graphics Group
The Graphics Group (GG) at the University of Auckland is a research group within the Computer Science Department, with ties to other groups in medicine and engineering. The group's activities cover a range of research areas, including physically-based animation techniques, image-based rendering, geometric modelling, and volume visualization algorithms. Site includes information on research, publications, theses, teaching and events.
- Haematology Cell Research Group
The Christchurch Haematology Research Group is supported by the departments of Haematology, Immunology and Surgery. Its aim is to develop better methods for the diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders of malignancy, auto-immunity and infectious diseases. It has built up considerable expertise in the study of dendritic cells (DC), the T cell response to tumour antigens and auto-immune disorders including arthritis. The site provides information about staff, projects and publications.
Hill Laboratories provides analytical testing services.
- Industrial Relations Centre : [Web site]
IRC provides a forum for research into industrial relations, human resources management, labour markets and employment relations. Gives access to specific research projects, such as: Developing Human Capability Project, Managing Futures Project, Competitive Advantage New Zealand (CANZ). Includes access to text of Working paper series.
- Industrial Research Limited = Te Tauihu Pūtaiao
Information about IRL, a technology company based on a science and engineering capability which has the New Zealand govenment as a shareholder. It engages with industry through research and development, pilot scale production, consultancy services, sales and licensing.
- Institute for Molecular Systematics (IMS)
The Institute for Molecular Systematics is an independent facility within the School of Biological Sciences dedicated to developing and applying genetic analyses. The site describes research highlights and the consultancy service.
- Kararehe kino = Vertebrate pest research
Kararehe Kino is published by Landcare Research. This newsletter details in-house research undertaken by Landcare Research on vertebrate pest management. Issues are available in full-text.
- Knowledge Engineering & Discovery Research Institute
KEDRI is housed at AUT Technology Park, part of Auckland University of Technology. Site provides information on staff, teaching and research areas, and publications.
- Labour Market Dynamics Research Programme
Features the research programme for surveys on the labour market in New Zealand run by Massey University. Profiles the researchers and gives access to information on scholarships and qualifications as well as publications.
- Liggins Institute : an institute of the University of Auckland
Research focus is on fetal and child health, growth and development; breast cancer; epigenetics and evolutionary medicine. Site also introduces staff and the LENScience education network. Includes Dialogue newsletter in PDF and an events calendar.
- MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
Information about the Institute at Victoria University of Wellington: events, research themes, researchers, outputs, academic opportunities, related links and contact details.
- MacDiarmid interface
MacDiarmid Interface is the newsletter of the MacDiarmid Institute, and reports on its activities in the fields of materials science and nanotechnology. All issues are available in full-text.
- Malaghan Institute of Medical Research : MI
Information about the Malaghan Institute's biomedical research into cancer, asthma, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and infectious diseases.
- Marlborough Wine Research Centre : grape wine research
Information about the research, education and training opportunites available at the Marlborough Wine Research Centre. Includes links to electronic publications and other horticulture related web sites.
- McGuinness Institute
A think-tank working on issues related to sustainability. Includes information about current New Zealand and global sustainability developments and policy analysis and research, publications, reports and a blog.
- MDRC : fostering a Māori development research community
Māori development web directory, policies, research projects, professional development.
- Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand : MSL
MLS is responsible for the provision of physical measurement standards in New Zealand. The website includes information on the services and products provided, and the research undertaken by the organisation.
- Min and Max the O.R. heroes
Information and links that explain the field of operations research, look at career options and tertiary study courses, and provide teachers' resources.
- National ICT Innovation Institute : NZi3
About NZi3, which is based at the University of Canterbury. Research themes and
- New Zealand Centre for Precision Agriculture
Outlines courses of study, research & commercial services offered by NZCPA at Massey University to enhance economic and environmental performance of land use systems.
- New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute = Te Pūtahi Hurihanga Taiao
Describes the work of the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute and its work to develop, disseminate and discuss interdisciplinary climate change research. Includes news, events, fact sheets, commentaries and downloadable research reports from the Community Community Vulnerability and Resilience programme.
- New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre
Site of a research centre focusing on China, based at Victoria University of Wellington. Includes news, events, research, programmes and projects, and information on people associated with the centre.
- New Zealand National Herbarium Network
Provides information about, and online access to, the major public herbaria in New Zealand. Gives details about the membership of the New Zealand National Herbarium Network.
- Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga = National Institute of Research Excellence for Māori Development and Advancement
Research centre programme includes funded research, research training and knowledge transfer. Site lists staff, research, publications, links and contacts.
- Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Centre
Collects, collates, interprets and publishes information, data and statistics on Māori health issues. Focus on hauora rangatahi (young people's health); hauora wāhine (Māori women's health) and oranga niho (dental health).
New Zealand Association of Clinical Research is the professional association for clinical researchers. Provides membership information as well as programmes for events, meetings and conferences.
- Operations Research Society of New Zealand
ORSNZ is a nationwide body whose purpose is to promote operational research and management science in New Zealand, or the science of solving management problems. The site includes newsletters and conference proceedings.
- School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
The site of the Massey University school contains news, events, information about qualifications, students, programmes and research.
- South Island Dairying Development Centre
Focus is to accelerate the development of South Island dairying for all parties, especially South Island Dairy farmers. Provides a cluster of expertise, resources, and services delivering innovative, practical research, technical, education, extension and training support to dairy farmers.
- South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society : SPUMS
Facilitates information and research on aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine. Promotes exchange of information of underwater medicine and related subjects.
- Spatial Information Research Centre
SIRC is a multidisciplinary research centre attached to the Department of Information Science at the University of Otago. It undertakes multidisciplinary research into aspects of spatial data acquisistion, storage, manipulation, visualisation and analysis. Details of current research projects and researchers. Conference information and programmes.
- Sports Performance Research Institute, New Zealand : an institute of AUT University : [website]
Information about the research, post-graduate study and publications undertaken on applied physical performance at the institute, based in AUT.
- Te Mata o Te Tau
Massey University Academy for Māori Research and Scholarship, provides a forum for Māori academic advancement and creating new knowledge in the nexus between indigenous knowledges and the sciences.
- The New Zealand Plant Radiation Network
The NZPRN wiki provides information on research being carries out on species radiation in New Zealand (where genetically similar but morphologically different species arise from the same founding population). Includes information on conferences and symposia; research projects; and contacts for people working in this field.
- University of Otago, Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology
Official website of the department. Information on study and research, facilities and services, news and events, Job vacancies and postgraduate opportunities.
WaikatoLink Limited is the commercialisation and technology transfer company of the University of Waikato, founded to maximise the economic potential of the university's intellectual property and to bridge the gap between academic research and realisation of technology potential. Site provide news, information for students, forms and resources.
- WAND Network Research Group
Group involved in a range of computer network projects within the Computer Science department of the University of Waikato. Includes publications and profiles of researchers.
- Website of the Ecological Economics Research New Zealand (EERNZ)
EERNZ, formerly NZCEE is a joint project between Massey University and Landcare Research which conducts policy-relevant research at the interface of economics and ecology. Details of expertise and services they provide, research projects and recent staff publications (some with links).
- Wellington Holocaust Research & Education Centre
Aims to support schools, students and adult groups interested in the Holocaust with educational resources based on personal stories of holocaust survivors. Includes educational and research resources.
- Wood Technology Research Centre
Based at the University of Canterbury. Staff; activities; current projects and publications are listed.