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Eligibility and how to apply

Applications to the Superu Children and Families Research Fund are open to government agencies, academics, public or independent research organisations, and non-government organisations.

About the Growing Up in New Zealand study

GUiNZ is a longitudinal study of child development that follows a sample of children born between 2009 and 2010 in Auckland and Waikato.

About the Research Fund

Superu recognises that researchers need to connect with GUiNZ data to help tackle key challenges that New Zealand children and their families face today. The Superu Children and Families Research Fund ensures that researchers have the access and funding they need to do this.

From the Chief Executive – families drawing on the strength of their communities

November has been a stressful month for many of us, with the earthquake disrupting our lives and our work. I have been delighted, however, to see how New Zealand communities have rallied around and showed tremendous resilience and support for individuals and families.

Speaking out against family violence

This month we put a spotlight on family violence in support of the 2016 White Ribbon Campaign.

Family Violence Research

In November we put a spotlight on family violence in support of the White Ribbon Campaign. Get up-to-date research and data on family violence here. Family violence has been a...

From the Chief Executive – Why context matters

I was fortunate enough to attend two conferences in the UK recently which focused on evidence.

Using evidence to improve social programmes

Howard White, Chief Executive of the Campbell Collaboration in the UK, is a global influencer on evidence and what works in the social sector.

From the Chief Executive – Working to improve youth mental health

Our Government has a focus on youth mental health.  We know that, in New Zealand, we’re similar to Australia where around 24% of youth report some form of mental health issue.  Superu is working to ensure policy makers, service providers and funders know what works and what doesn’t when...

Looking for evidence about social sector programmes?

Superu’s Hub is a one-stop-shop for New Zealand social science government research about education, health and wellbeing, crime and justice, families, children and young people.

It contains over 5,400 reports that have been undertaken, commissioned or at least partly funded by central...

Last update: 21 Apr 2018