Phase 2 Research
Six lines of enquiry have been identified as Our Land and Water’s first wave of of research for Phase 2 of the Challenge (2019–2024). These were chosen because they have the potential to rapidly progress the Challenge mission.
Following a Registration of Interest process (February 2019), co-design teams have been built for these lines of enquiry. Some lines of enquiry are still looking to connect with stakeholders.
These lines of enquiry respond to 5 of Our Land and Water’s 9 strategic areas and will contribute to 7 of 24+ activity areas planned over the next 5 years. There are many projects yet to be developed, so there will be further opportunities for involvement over the next 5 years.
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Principles and Criteria
The Our Land and Water National Science Challenge recognises that in negotiating the complex economic, environmental, social and cultural dimensions of New Zealand’s land and water issues it needs to undertake its research in innovative and impactful ways. Our Challenge principles, criteria and expectations are intended to clarify our approach to science delivery.
Our 9 strategic areas, expected outputs and anticipated short-, medium- and long-term outcomes.
Easy-to-read diagram of our 9 strategic areas, for reference and presentations.