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Research in the Department of Population Health

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Research in our Department draws from a broad range of disciplines, all of which are essential to addressing public health issues.

Embracing the significant overlap and synergy between the three broad groupings represented in the Department; Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Environment and Health, Social Science, Humanities and Health, our researchers focus on areas such as:

  • The marginalisation of vulnerable populations
  • Public health economics
  • Quality and safety in health care
  • Infectious disease
  • Surveillance and management
  • Food environments
  • Hauora Māori
  • Health professionals
  • Health promotion
  • Public health pedagogy 

Methodological expertise spans:

  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Kaupapa Māori
  • A range of qualitative methods

 Current Research