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To make a difference to New Zealand and New Zealanders through the shared commitment to developing the next generation of national and international leaders in evolutionary, biomathematical and ecological sciences; contributing to a more secure future for New Zealand’s biological heritage; building a larger, stronger national research network that focuses diverse skills on major scientific research initiatives and inspiring the public with new knowledge of the history of our peoples, plants and animals, and better understanding of the ways in which science improves management of the natural environment.
1. Forefront Research
Our researchers are international leaders in evolutionary biology. They use forefront methodologies in Genomics and Biomathematics to:
2. Making AWC Research Matter – Working with End Users
Our research results will translate into practical outcomes for New Zealanders by:
3. Outreach – Contribute to our identity as New Zealanders
Our researchers will bring to the public advances in evolutionary biology and stories of the origins and histories of our people, animals and plants, in order to:
4. Organisational development – Growing our People & Systems
We will ensure a strong organisation with efficient, effective and transparent systems and processes through: