Centre for Research Evaluation and Social Assessment.

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Improving the Architecture of Decision-Making (BBHTC SRA1)

Despite the resources, reviews, time and anxiety we in New Zealand expend saying we want affordable, functional homes, fit for purpose, financially sustainable infrastructure that meets the needs of local communities, built environments that facilitate individuals, households and families to thrive or a productive building sector – New Zealand keeps failing to deliver on that. This SRA says ...

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Life When Renting (Ageing Well National Science Challenge project)

Life When Renting: Enabling Older People's Independence in the Tenure Revolution This is a four year research programme funded through the Ageing Well National Science Challenge. It is about the future of older people in an increasingly diverse New Zealand where there is not only population ageing but what is effectively a housing tenure revolution – NZ’s previously...

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Community Resilience and Good Ageing: Doing Better in Bad Times

This two-year research programme funded by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) seeks to optimise outcomes for communities and older people in the context of adverse, natural events by integrating models of Positive Ageing with models of Community Resilience. It addresses two unavoidable realities: NZ’s ageing population and its unique exposure to seismic and extreme w...

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Building Energy End-use Study

CRESA are part of a multi-disciplinary team led by BRANZ Ltd and also including Energy Solutions Ltd, the Centre for Building Performance Research at Victoria University of Wellington, John Jowett, and CRL Energy Ltd, who are undertaking research for the Building Energy End-use Study (BEES). The BEES programme is designed to provide a greater understanding of the how, why, where and when of ...

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