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Key Resources for Your Research
This resource portal provides support and information for Māori Doctoral and other postgraduate students. Find your local MAI campus contacts and events.
Excellent site supporting Māori researchers to navigate the complex process of research | rangahau as Māori. It is a collaboration between Rautaki Ltd and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, inspired by Dr. Leonie Pihama's work.
Māori Research Themes at Otago
Poutama Ara Rau
Poutama Ara Rau is a multidisciplinary research collaboration and Research Theme lead by Māori academics at Otago since early 2016. It focusses on increasing the international reputation for Otago’s research excellence in ako (Māori learning and teaching) grounded in mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) and Māori pedagogies.
Te Koronga: Indigenous Science Research Theme
Te Koronga is an interdisciplinary network and Otago Research Theme that researches indigenous science, including science derived from Māori ways of knowing, that embodies a decolonising ethic, and that combines Māori and Western ways of knowing. It seeks to advance Māori economic and cultural aspirations, promote indigenous collaborations, and use mātauranga Māori to engage a diverse campus community.
Aotearoa and beyond: Indigenous research centres and networks
Support for Māori PGs @ Otago
Māori Student Support
This covers a range of services, support people, resources and groups which support your success as Māori students at Otago. For those of you who did you undergraduate degree here at Otago, many of these faces will be familiar.
Māori Postgraduate Support Adviser, Dr Rachel SIzemore
As Māori PG Support Advisor, Rachel can offer support, advice and advocacy to help you in your research journey:
* acting as a link to the resources offered by the University;
* offering workshops, regular research hui and seminars;
* acting in an advocacy capacity;
* offering support to individual students;
* offering advice on scholarships; and,
* providing opportunities for you to meet other Māori postgraduate students and staff at Otago and nationally.
Tel +64 3 479 8082
Office: G.02, 103 St David Street
Hours: Wednesday, 8:30am to 12 noon; Thursday and Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm