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Strategic Plan

Our current Strategic Plan covers 2018–2021. It sets out our vision, values, strategic objectives and themes for driving change.

Our vision

An Aotearoa New Zealand enriched by exploring, discovering and sharing knowledge.

Our values

  • Open and inclusive
  • Independent
  • Trustworthy
  • Inspiring
  • Knowledgeable

Strategic objectives

  • Better inform and educate Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Provide relevant and influential expert advice
  • Recognise all forms of excellence in research, scholarship and innovation
  • Advance research and scholarly practice
  • Develop an increasingly diverse Academy and membership
  • Evolve as a progressive, smart and responsive organisation

Themes for driving change

  • Embracing diversity in all we do
  • Partnering with Māori research communities to enhance Māori research, Māori researchers and Mātauranga Māori
  • Engaging early and mid-career researchers and scholars
  • Engaging  the innovation community
  • Reshaping our governance
  • Diversifying our income