eSocSci Hui Rangahau Tahi connects New Zealand social scientists and their ideas across all disciplines, sectors and locations using theme-based collaborative research networks, research seminars, and other events both online and in the physical sphere.
eSocSci hosts New Zealand’s first interdisciplinary social sciences blog. Read posts, contribute your own or find out more about writing for eSocSci. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn; watch past seminars on our Youtube channel or download them as podcasts. We also have a weekly newsletter you can subscribe to.
eSocSci is a vibrant, interconnected community creating and sharing social research and insights for social action
The Leiden Statement: The Role of Social Sciences and the Humanities in the Global Research Landscape
The social sciences and humanities are indispensable to understanding and addressing contemporary global challenges and to grasping emerging opportunities. Read the full statement
Vision Mātauranga: To unlock the innovation potential of Māori knowledge, resources and people
There are many opportunities for Māori communities to make distinctive contributions to research, science, and technology. Read the full MoRST Vision Mātauranga document here
He Kura Te Tangata
The 2014 MASS conference, He Kura Te Tangata was hosted by Te Pūtahi-a-Toi School of Māori Art, Knowledge & Education on the 19th-21st November, 2014 at the Palmerston North campus of Massey University. We would like to thank the keynotes, panel members, presenters, wānanga facilitators and attendees for making the occasion such a success.
Pacific Post Graduate Talanoa
The Pasifika Network talanoa are a joint project across New Zealand universities to help attract Pacific post-graduates into social science research by breaking down feelings of academic and geographic isolation Pacific students might experience and to assist in building a vibrant Pacific post-graduate research community. This selection of papers presents a rich sample of Pasifika postgraduate research subjects and methodologies employed. Read More
National Science Challenges
“The National Science Challenges aim to align and focus New Zealand’s research by drawing together scientists from different institutions and across disciplines to achieve a common goal through collaboration.”
Through eScoSci’s social science networks we have the infrastructure to facilitate such collaboration around challenges including: