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Research at Otago

Rangahau o Ōtākou

Globally significant, regionally responsive research excellence at Otago
Hiranga ā-ao, aronga ā-rohe, kounga ā-rangahau

The University of Otago is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world and has been awarded 5 stars plus1 – the highest possible rating for teaching and research.

1. QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University Rankings and QS Stars rating.

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People, place, planet: Research highlights

He Kitenga showcases enduring and relevant research impact.

People, place, planet

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Early-career researchers in the spotlight

Our exceptional early-career researchers are making their mark.

Researchers' stories

Research strengths

Te Tihi o Rangahau

  • Aotearoa in Asia-Pacific
  • Identity and culture
  • Lifespan research
  • Major health issues
  • Mātauranga Māori
  • Research frontiers
  • Sustainability

Find research expertise

Rapu pūkenga

  • Expert media comment
  • Research supervisors or collaborators
  • Research publications
  • Advice for commercial ideas
  • Opportunities for entrepreneurs

For researchers

Whakamana rangahau

  • Advisory expertise
  • Forms and guidelines
  • Funding opportunities
  • MyResearch
  • Publications
  • Peer support and skill development

Research in our four academic divisions | Te rangahau ki ō mātou whare mātauranga e whā