Research topics are working descriptions ≤ 140 characters in length (i.e. a tweet-length description).
- Research topic: Understanding the work of clinician-patient interactions in psychiatry - exploring the philosophical & ethical thinking underlying therapeutic relationships.
- Supervisors: Grant Gillett, Neil Pickering
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Previous qualifications: BSc (Hons) (Psychology) Southampton University, PGDip (Mental Health Studies) Southampton University
- Research Topic: Physician integrity when faced with ethically challenging situations in the sporting environment.
- Supervisors: Lynley Anderson, Neil Pickering
- Email: email@example.com
- Previous qualifications: MB ChB, B.PhEd, Dip.Obst, DipSportsMed, MHealSc.
- Research topic: How does medico-legal discourse surrounding 'cultural competence' reinforce internal colonial politics, and how can we begin effectively deconstructing this dynamic?
- Supervisors: Lynley Anderson, Grant Gillett, Carla Lam (Politics)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Previous qualification: BA (Spanish Literature and Language)
- Research topic: Establishing a value-free definition of mental illness and considering what, if anything, this tells us about the treatment of mental illness.
- Supervisors: Neil Pickering, John McMillan
- Email: email@example.com
- Research topic: Are judges entering into moral decision-making in end-of-life cases? Moral principles are used to show how they are making these decisions.
- Supervisors: Neil Pickering, Colin Gavaghan (Faculty of Law, Otago)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Research topic: This project explores the relationship between health research practices and health equity and investigates ways the outcomes of this relationship could be improved
- Supervisors: Simon Walker, John McMillan
- Email: email@example.com
- Previous qualifications: PGDIP HealSci (Bioethics) Otago, BA (Philosophy) Otago
- Research topic: Moral Plurality in a Transplanting World: A Comparative Study between China and New Zealand
- Supervisors: Jing-Bao Nie, Ruth Fitzgerald (Department of Anthropology and Archaeology)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Previous qualifications: MA, Sun Yat-sen University, BA (Sociology) Heilongjiang University.
- Research topic: Emerging neuroenhancement technologies and their implications for justice and policy.
- Supervisors: Mike King, John McMillan
- Email: email@example.com
- Previous qualifications: BA (Philosophy and Psychology) University of Sydney, Australia; MSc (Science) The Open University, UK.
- Research topic: Egg freezing for non-medical or social reason.
- Supervisors: Lynley Anderson, Sheryl de Lacey (Flinders University)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Previous qualifications: PGDipHealSc(Bitc), BSc(Psychology) Otago
- Research topic: Just Enough: Selective and explicit access to health care - an emerging ‘just enough’ social contract?
- Supervisors: Neil Pickering, Grant Gillett
- Previous qualifications: PGDipHealSc(Bitc) (Otago), Diploma in Management (Auckland)
* MBHL students are listed here after they have had their dissertation proposal accepted.
- Research topic: The inadequacies of current concussion management and the need for innovative ethical and legal action.
- Supervisors: Lynley Anderson, Maria Hook (Faculty of Law, Otago)
- Research topic:Compensation for unplanned pregnancies: a medicolegal discussion.
- Supervisors: Mike King, Simon Connell (Faculty of Law, Otago)
- Research topic: Procreation behind bars: Should imprisonment put pay to parenthood?
- Supervisors: Jing-Bao Nie, Jeanne Snelling (Faculty of Law/Bioethics Centre, Otago)
- Research topic: The use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicines by New Zealand Registered Biomedical Practitioners: Ethical and Legal Aspects.
- Supervisors: Jing-Bao Nie, Jesse Wall (Faculty of Law, Otago)
- Email: email@example.com
Alex Barron (2016)
- Research Topic: Dementia and Identity: Investigating the neurophysiology of valuing
- Supervisors: Simon Walker, Grant Gillett
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Duncan (2016)
- Research Topic: Long acting reversible contraceptives offered routinely to youth
- Supervisors: Helen Paterson (Women’s & Children’s Health), Lynley Anderson, Neil Pickering
- Email: email@example.com