Business Units & Projects

Business Units

Converting research into action by delivering sustainable health, education and technical outcomes that make a difference to people's lives.





Supporting healthy outcomes for infants, children and their families.


The National Institute for Health innovation

Providing independent scientific evidence that supports individuals, communities, clinicians, and policy makers to get it right.


Werry Workforce Whāraurau

Improving mental health and wellbeing for infants, children and young people through service improvement, workforce development, and advocacy.


Centre for Advanced MRI

CAMRI is acknowledged by Siemens as their number one cardiac research facility in the world and this close collaboration allows access to the latest equipment and software developments for clinical and advanced research procedures.


English Language Academy

The ELA provides a wide range of English language programmes, including direct university pathways, Academic English, General English, customised group programmes, and teacher-training courses.


Growing Up in New Zealand

New Zealand's contemporary longitudinal study tracking the development of approximately 7,000 New Zealand children from before birth until they are young adults


Light Metals Research Centre

A dedicated centre for light metals research, development and training. We also advise international smelting corporations such as Alcoa, Rio Tinto Alcan, Alba, Trimet Aluminium, Hydro Aluminium and key Chinese players (e.g. SAMI, GAMI, East Hope) on a regular basis. 


Immunisation Advisory Centre

Providing New Zealanders with independent, factual information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the benefits and risks of immunisation. We also provide training for health professionals, national immunisation coordination and policy advice and research.


University of Auckland Centre for Educational Leadership

We provide a range of leadership services for educational leaders and organisations both in New Zealand and overseas. All our work is informed by rigorous educational leadership research and the practical experience of our team of researchers, past principals and senior leaders.