Media and events

NZWRI strongly commits to engagement with external stakeholders and the public – such as businesses, government and the community. We highly regard the efforts of public commitment to disseminate research outcomes widely and translate findings for a non-academic audience.

Upcoming events

7-8 November 2019 - AAHANZBS 11th Annual Conference

The Business and Labour History Group of NZWRI are hosting the 11th Annual Conference of the Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools. The conference theme is: Institutions and Change.

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29 November 2019 - ANZOPOB Conference

Co-hosted by NZWRI's Wellbeing and Performance Research Group, this conference welcomes practitioners, academics and postgraduate students working on topics related to organisational/work psychology and organisational behaviour to get together and discuss their research.

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Media engagement

NZWRI is regularly mentioned in the media. A selection of articles is listed below:

How women’s life-long experiences of being judged by their appearance affect how they feel in open-plan offices

The Conversation, 8 October 2019

Dr Rachel Morrison, member of our Wellbeing and Performance Research Group, published an article in The Conversation on the gender differences in the perception of open-plan office spaces.

District Health Board elections: A chance to help those who care for our most vulnerable

Stuff, 6 October 2019

Following their research on the 2017 Pay Equity Settlement, Dr Katherine Ravenswood told Stuff that the DHB elections are important because it can determine the regulations for improving the work conditions of care and support workers. While wages increased as a result of the 2017 Settlement, homecare workers' conditions have, in many instances, deteriorated.

Paid parental leave: Cultural shift needed to encourage dads to take time off

Newshub, 30 September 2019

Professor Gail Pacheco told Newshub that there are a number of reasons why fewer fathers take parental leave, but "due to the gender pay gap, and the likelihood that the father is earning more, there is less incentive for fathers to take up the leave".

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