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BRANZ Inc allocates funds to assist students with outstanding academic credentials to undertake research in fields that are deemed to be of importance to the construction sector.

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Funding for the 2013/2014 round has been fully allocated

We will notify all university Research and Scholarship Offices when a call is made for 2014/2015 applications.

Industry Research Strategy.

Building a Better New Zealand (BBNZ) 2013 - The Research Strategy for the Building and Construction Industry identifies industry's nine priority topics, which each correspond to one of the 2017 strategic focus areas from the roadmap:

  • Better buildings
  • Materials performance
  • Maintaining and improving the performance of existing buildings
  • Sustainability
  • Automation, industrialisation and new technologies
  • Operating environment
  • Productivity
  • Meeting the housing needs of all New Zealanders
  • Building better cities and communities.

Further detail on each of the nine topics can be found in the BBNZ 2013

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