Research Activities

Health & Rehabilitation Research Institute themes


This Institute adopts a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to further knowledge on the health and rehabilitation of people with injury and/or illness. Its objectives are to:

  • advance knowledge in the field of health and rehabilitation through high quality innovative research;
  • foster collaborative health and rehabilitation research into prevention, restoration and adaptation associated with illness and injury;
  • explore the impact of disease and impairment for people and their family/whanau in their ability to participate in activities and roles that are important to them;
  • encourage students to undertake research in health and rehabilitation;
  • to promote and disseminate the findings of health and rehabilitation research at a national and international level.