Otago Polytechnic Research


Welcome to this month's issue of our e-magazine. We hope you enjoy reading about the variety of research being undertaken by our staff and students. Please do contact us if you'd like more information or have a project that we might be able to work on with you. There are many different ways to work with our staff and benefit from their expertise.

Prof Leoni Schmidt
Director: Research and Postgraduate Studies
ISSN 2624-084X


  1. Fish market

    Applied research is helping meet the needs of New Zealand's fishing industry. Read more…
  2. Coast communities

    Nursing students have explored a range of health issues for West Coast localities. Read more…
  3. Mind over matter

    Just what drives people to pursue ultra endurance sports? Read more…
  4. South Alive

    A new History Trail map will help help build pride for South Invercargill residents. Read more…
  5. Urban Erasures

    In her new paintings Principal Lecturer Alex Kennedy explores the action of covering up graffiti. Read more…
  6. More marketing

    Social media is a necessary part of a business marketing strategy to increase customer engagement. Read more…
  7. Strategies for success

    A new approach helps identify what works for learners with dyslexia. Read more…
  8. 3D printed gears

    A team of our students/graduates has won a national award for an industry project. Read more…
  9. Real world projects

    A new framework will help students make the most from project-based learning. Read more…