Dr Naomi Brewer and Professor John Potter's research promises to reduce cervical cancer in Māori, Pasifika and Asian women.
Dr Aaron Drummond's loot box research has led to increased protection for gamers vulnerable to gambling.
Professor Dianne Brunton shows how bird songs and dialects affect mate selection and evolution in native species.
Murray Cox's research uses computational analysis to address fundamental biological questions in contemporary genomics.
Dr Jess Richards weaves words and art together in quietly captivating ways to realise her long-held dream of a PhD.
Jeanette Rapson is creating a healthier future for kids with her passion for nutrition and translating complex science.
Dr David Aguirre uses less invasive methods to learn how corals and toheroa are affected by climate change.
Professor Robert Jahnke's art reflects on the dynamics of intercultural exchange and the politics of identity.
Keyboardist Dr Oli Wilson uses participatory ethnography to understand the context in which music is produced and performed.
Professor Anna Brown explains how design, from books to government services, can spark joy and make lives better.
Dr Pansy Duncan works with film production materials as they become part of how we experience what we see on screen.
Dr Krushil Watene creates an approach grounded in Māori concepts and extends it to indigenous philosophies.
Dr Jason Mika explores how the Māori economy is growing, what challenges it's facing, and how to support it.
Professor Moewaka Barnes believes national days include both celebration and tension, and we should learn to live with both.
Professor Christine Kenney shows how the Māori communitarian approach to risk reduction is effective and can be applied globally.
James Cherrington brings the voices of whānau to his social work PhD as he researches social change.
Muhammad Rehan's wireless robotic capsule could save lives by diagnosing diseases earlier.
Dr Jodie Hunter is passionate about developing culturally responsive maths teaching for Pacific school students.