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Research

Otago’s Faculty of Law is a leader in legal research in New Zealand based on the Government’s Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment. This status attracts top quality academics and postgraduate students from New Zealand and overseas. The Faculty hosts many multi-disciplinary, local and international research projects.

Faculty of Law research centres

The Faculty of Law is home to three respected research centres: the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre and the New Zealand Law Foundation (NZLF) Centre for Law and Policy in Emerging Technologies, and the National Centre for Society, Government, & Science.

Faculty of Law research projects

Significant current and recently-completed research projects based in the Faculty include: