Otago Polytechnic

Our research helps expand people's horizons through thought-provoking, innovative work across a range of Design specialties. 

Our lecturers are research-active in Fashion, Communication Design, Product Design, and Architectural Technology. Our postgraduate Design students embark on a guided research programme as part of their qualification. Sustainability is a common theme through the research of both staff and students.

 

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Research stories

Recent research by our staff

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Postgraduate

Research study options

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Scope (Art & Design)

Peer-reviewed journal

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DESIS Otago

Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability

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Prof Jane Venis

Inaugural Professorial Event