Otago Business School fosters research excellence at all levels. We lead and/or collaborate with flagship research centres and research themes and support newly emerging networks. We work with a multidisciplinary approach to build exceptional research teams working with colleagues across the University of Otago and other institutions, nationally and internationally.
We also support the development of transformational innovations from individual's research that contribute to research advances and organisational development throughout the world.
Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Public Policy
Exploring policy, regulation, ethics and governance associated with artificial intelligence.
Centre for Health Systems
Translating health systems and technology research into practice
He Kaupapa Hononga: Otago's Climate Change Research Network
A multidisciplinary framework for climate change research knowledge and practices
Otago Energy Research Centre
An interdisciplinary network of energy transition researchers
Otago Global Health Institute
Fostering partnerships to help solve global health problems
Māori and indigenous economy and enterprise network
More business research initiatives
An online suite of tools and processes to help individuals and groups with their decision-making, and also for understanding people’s preferences via conjoint analysis.
ASPIRE2025 is a partnership between major New Zealand research groups carrying out tobacco control research to help achieve the Government’s goal of a tobacco-free Aotearoa by 2025.
Climate and Energy Finance Group (CEFGroup)
CEFGroup undertakes high-quality, rigorous, quantitative and independent research in the areas of climate finance, sustainable investing, energy markets and carbon markets.
Competitive Advantage New Zealand
A collaboration with Victoria University of Wellington developing new models of how to build world-class businesses that take into account the distinctive challenges of New Zealand's small and isolated economy.
Centre for Organisational Performance Measurement and Management
Sharing and promoting innovative and best practice in performance measurement and management.
Centre for Recreation Research
Developing theoretical and practical knowledge about commercial and non-commercial recreation developments in rural, urban and natural areas, both in New Zealand and overseas.
Growth and Development Research Group
Applied economics research using macro and micro data.
Human Computer Interaction Group
Exploring technology for users using informatics, design and psychology.
Departmental business research
The Otago Business School is home to academic staff from a broad range of disciplines. Our research addresses relevant concerns in the world of business theory. We also maintain a connection with the real world of business through continually delivering our findings to the national and international business communities.
Visit our departmental research pages for more research within specific disciplines:
- Accountancy & Finance
- Information Science
- Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Find out about business research study options:
Postgraduate research degrees
Investigate vacancies for postgraduate business research positions:
Search the Postgraduate research opportunities database