Faculty of Education and Social Work

Higher Education Research Network (HERN)


Research in Higher Education (HE) is a vibrant and growing field internationally with many specialist journals and conferences.

There are numerous HE researchers working in the Faculty of Education and Social Work and the Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education (CLeaR), as well as others in Faculties across the University. The Higher Education Research Network (HERN) brings together these researchers to encourage research collaborations and shared doctoral supervision.

On this website, you can locate HERN researchers, find out about our research, make contact for visits to the University and pinpoint potential supervisors for doctoral study in higher education.

  • Higher Education researchers

    University of Auckland academics have current research expertise, strong international networks, and excellent publications in the field.

  • Studying in Higher Education

    Find out about choosing a supervisor, applying for doctoral study and HE-related courses and programmes.