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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 two respected research centres: the New Zealand Law Foundation (NZLF) Centre for Law and Policy in Emerging Technologies, and the Children's Issues Centre.

Faculty of Law research projects and other initiatives

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