Our People

The Impact Research NZ team provides a dynamic response to your research and development needs. We bring research expertise in health, education, social service policy and practice and community development. We work with:

  • government agencies
  • non-government organisations
  • local providers
  • national providers
  • international providers

"At Impact Research NZ, we are passionate about improving the lives of New Zealanders through high quality research and evaluation, which has an impact on service delivery within the social sector"

- Director, Dr Annie Weir

Meet the Research Team

Dr Annie Weir
Director

Dr Weir is passionate about producing credible research and evaluation that informs organisational policies and practices in the education, health and social service sectors. She is particularly interested in how
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Dr Jane Holmes
Research Coordinator

Dr Holmes completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Auckland. She has worked in both the tertiary education and community-based sectors. Her research interests are predominantly in the broad area of aging including such factors
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Our Research Associates

We are fortunate to have a group of highly qualified research associates who work in health, education and social services sectors that join us on a per project basis which provides flexibility and ensures we have the right people to join the project team.

Our contract researchers and research assistants

We offer part-time contract positions to researchers and research assistants who hold a PhD or Masters. Often we have contracted PhD students who combine work with us with their studies.


Our People
At Impact Research NZ we believe that our people are our most valuable assets. With researchers and Research Associates who are leaders in their fields, our combined experience and expertise encompasses a broad range of social sector interests.
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Our Research and Evaluation
Research and evaluation are now seen as essential elements in the provision of the social services, and provide the means of measuring outcomes for clients, and informing service improvement.

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Contact Us
Impact Research NZ
PO Box 9591 Newmarket
Auckland 1149
Phone: +64 027 612 4335
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