The Environmental Research Institute (ERI)
The Environmental Research Institute's (ERI) focus is to produce world-class systems-level research and through strong end-user relationships, successful outcomes for improved environmental resilience and management. In addition, the Institute aims to develop and enhance the capability, capacity and profile of the University of Waikato's environmental researchers and its collaborators. Our research programmes are multi-disciplinary in nature, drawing upon research expertise from the physical and social sciences, economics, engineering, planning, Law and education. The Institute has the capability and capacity to address environmental issues across a range of ecosystems including terrestrial, freshwater, estuarine and marine.