About us

Academic Consulting is a New Zealand based research services and training provider for academics, postgraduate students, and public and private sector organisations. Since its establishment in 1999, Academic Consulting has assisted thousands of researchers around New Zealand with their research projects.

Our mission and values

Academic Consulting aims to provide outstanding research services, customised to each individual project. Our mission is to assist researchers in producing high quality research outputs that make a meaningful contribution to the advancement of knowledge in their discipline or field. We want to make a difference to our customers’ research journey, and take great pride in helping people succeed in their research projects.


Who we are

The team at Academic Consulting are experienced researchers in their own right, and are passionate about assisting others to achieve the highest quality outputs possible. Our team of talented contractors are led by Lyn Lavery, who is the brains and enthusiasm behind Academic Consulting. Lyn will ensure that your training course, research project or thesis is matched to the best person on her team. More information on Lyn can be viewed below and CVs for our contractors are available on request.


Dr Lyn Lavery
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Lyn established Academic Consulting in 1999 following a successful career in the tertiary sector. Her 20+ years background in education, combined with a PhD which examined self-regulated learning at a tertiary level, provide a solid platform for developing the company’s innovative training programme. Her love of teaching and education, alongside her flexible teaching style and engaging sense of humour, contribute to an outstanding reputation as a training facilitator.

As well as overseeing the company, Lyn provides individual support to researchers and postgraduate students. This has seen her work alongside a diverse range of clients – including senior academics in leading tertiary institutions, PhD students both within New Zealand and internationally, and research teams within central government. With extensive experience in both qualitative and qualitative methodologies, she is also actively involved in all research project work undertaken by the company.


Business hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am–4pm
Phone: +64 9 522 0676
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