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Medical Research Institute of New Zealand

The Medical Research Institute of New Zealand (MRINZ) is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading independent medical research institute. Our research is guided by a simple philosophy: it must challenge dogma, increase knowledge, and have the potential to improve clinical practice and outcomes, both in Aotearoa New Zealand, and internationally

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The MRINZ is committed to contributing toward a more equitable society that celebrates Te Ao Māori and upholds Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The MRINZ is working to support tangata whenua led processes, where Māori worldviews and values help shape our research. We are committed to Māori health workforce training, developing ways to weave tikanga into how we work within our organisation, and through active collaborations with partners across Aotearoa New Zealand, and worldwide.

The MRINZ conduct collaborative research on crucial issues in global public health and development, while supporting and encouraging the next generation of world health leaders at undergraduate, post-graduate and professional levels.