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Our Research and Enterprise office provides expert guidance, tools, support, and opportunities to aid researchers to thrive in their specialist field at the University of Otago.

We encourage you to contact us as soon as you join the University. We have have staff based at Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington campus.

Find your Research Adviser

Support for researchers

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Applying for research funding

  • Getting advice
  • Forms and guidelines
  • Funding application checklist
  • Budgeting and reporting
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Research funding opportunities

  • Calls for applications
  • Awards
  • Postgraduate research opportunities
  • Scholarships
  • Research competitions
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Research collaboration

  • Business development advice
  • Find an expert
  • Exploring commercial ideas
  • Specialist services and facilities

Support from Research and Enterprise staff | He tautoko nā kā kaimahi o Te Kopa Iti o Āpōpō

Our people at Research and Enterprise provide research advisers and business development managers with specialist expertise for your discipline, department or school. We also have administrative, financial and IT operational staff to support you throughout your research funding journey.

Research Division

Research and Enterprise office is part of the Research Division at the University of Otago. Founded on integrity, curiosity and creativity, the Research Division is committed to providing outstanding support for the University's research activities.

About the Research Division

Research impact and publications | Whakapātanga rangahau me ngā tānga pukapuka

MyResearch portfolio

MyResearch is a pathway for University of Otago staff to create their research evidence portfolio, manage staff webpage publications and for viewing the University's most up-to-date publications. Your University login is required to access MyResearch.

Visit PBRF and Publications / Outputs Office to learn more about PBRF (Performance-Based Research Funding), and Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) guidelines.

Publishing and tracking research impact

The University of Otago Library has valuable tools to assist maximising research impact, and a directory of Subject Librarians and other research expertise you can consult.

University of Otago Research Impact Framework (PDF)

Visit the Research Impact Guide for advice for researchers

Publications databases

University of Otago staff and students also have access to our publications database:

Publications search

OUR Archive provides public access to University of Otago Research publications.

Peer support and skill development | Te tautoko aropā me te whakawhanake pūkenga

Early and Mid-Career Researchers Group | Te Kahui Houhare Rangahau Hauora

The Early and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Group (Division of Health Sciences) aims to support EMCRs to achieve research excellence by facilitating networking and promoting career development opportunities within the Division.

More about us:
Research group fostering early to mid-career research

Graduate Research School

Postgraduate professional and researcher development gives you access to workshops and training by personal and professional development teams.

Māori postgraduate support includes a support adviser, and opportunities for hui, writing days, retreats and workshops.

The Early Career Researchers Advancement Group (EAG).

The Early Career Researchers Advancement Group (formerly O-zone) promotes interdisciplinary thinking and collaborations, and presents a positive, clear, innovative, and independent voice for research within the University, locally, regionally, and nationally.

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