UC Child Well-being Research Institute
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The overall aim of the institute is to advance high quality, multidisciplinary research to enhance the learning success and healthy well-being of children and young people. The focus is holistic, including research related to infants, children, and adolescents within the context of their whānau, family and community. There is a commitment to being a leader in developing a strengths-based discourse around child development, health and well-being that speaks to the context of Aotearoa, New Zealand. We hope that this can be our way of supporting the national strategy for children and youth.
A little more about us
The Institute's research is made possible by the research grants it is awarded by a number of funding agencies.
The Child Well-being Research Institute are a proud member and supporter of Te Papa Hauora Health Precinct in Christchurch, a world-class hub for health education, research and innovation.
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