Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Postgraduate research opportunities at the University of Otago, Christchurch

Pharmacoepidemiology: clinical questions addressed using a large regional data set, e.g. adverse drug reactions

Close date
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Matt Doogue
Level
PhD

Pharmacokinetics: physiological based modeling; in clinical studies

Close date
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Matt Doogue
Level
PhD

Pharmacogenetics: of adverse drug reactions; of drug exposure; of drug response

Close date
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Matt Doogue
Level
PhD

Inflammatory mechanisms in rheumatoid arthritis

Close date
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Lisa Stamp
Level
PhD

Granulomatous polyangiitis (GPA, previously Wegener’s granulomatosis)

Close date
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Lisa Stamp
Level
PhD

Pharmacology

Close date
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Lisa Stamp
Level
PhD

Management of gout and rheumatoid arthritis

Close date
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Lisa Stamp
Level
PhD

Interprofessional development: Interdisciplinary approaches to research questions

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Dr Hamish Jamieson
Level
PhD

Interprofessional development: Health professional education

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Dr Hamish Jamieson
Level
PhD

Nutrition

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Coeliac disease

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Autoimmune liver disease

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Pharmacogenetics in inflammatory bowel disease

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Antibiotic resistance in the community

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Les Toop
Level
PhD

Intensive care: Kidney injury in critical illness

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Intensive care: Pulmonary mechanics and management of mechanical ventilation

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Nutrition and gut health

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Intensive care: Cardiovascular dysfunction and its diagnosis and treatment

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Intensive care: Metabolism and glycaemic control

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Bio-Psychosocial-Rehabilitative model of chronic pain

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Neuropathic pain

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Post-surgical acute pain and its transition to chronic pain

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Matching drug delivery to patient needs

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Anaesthetic and pain drugs and techniques

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Anaesthesia - pharmacokinetics and dynamics, interface design and outcomes

Close date
Friday, 30 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Ted Shipton
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Colorectal cancer

Close date
Thursday, 29 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Close date
Thursday, 29 November 2018
Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Dr Catherine Stedman, Professor Andrew Day
Level
PhD

Tracking tumour response using MARS imaging

Close date
Friday, 21 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
PhD

The role of genomics, epigenomics and metagenomics in colorectal cancer development

Close date
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Supervisors
Dr Rachel Purcell, Dr John Pearson, Dr Sebastian Schmeier
Level
PhD

How does hydrogen sulfide cause inflammatory disease?

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisor
Professor Madhav Bhatia
Level
Honours

Can vitamin C reduce metastases in a mouse model of cancer?

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
Honours

Cartilage tissue engineering / regenerative medicine

Close date
Friday, 31 August 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Tim Woodfield
Level
PhD

Unravelling DNA damage in 3D Bioprinted Living Tissues

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Dr Khoon Lim, Associate Professor Tim Woodfield, Professor Martin Kennedy
Level
Honours

Prescribing education

Close date
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Les Toop
Level
PhD

Live and let die: investigating the molecular events that occur in cells undergoing necroptosis

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisor
Professor Mark Hampton
Level
Honours

Bacteroides, aspirin and bowel cancer

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Dr Jacqui Keenan, Professor Mark Hampton
Level
Honours

Do viruses cause breast cancer?

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Dr Logan Walker, Dr Margaret Currie, Professor Ann Richardson, Dr John Pearson
Level
Honours

Investigating breast cancer cell signalling pathways activated by cancer associated adipocytes

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Dr Margaret Currie, Dr Elisabeth Phillips
Level
Honours

Obesity-related inflammatory cytokines and their ability to alter chemotherapy drug metabolism by liver CYP450 enzymes

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Dr Margaret Currie, Dr Matthew Strother
Level
Honours

Genomics of disease and drug responses

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Professor Martin Kennedy, Dr John Pearson, Dr Simone Cree, Dr Simran Maggo
Level
Honours

Caught in NETs: interaction of Streptococcus pneumoniae with neutrophil extracellular traps

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Dr Heather Parker, Professor Mark Hampton
Level
Honours

Antibiotic failure in tuberculosis due to interactions with myeloperoxidase, an enzyme released by immune cells

Close date
Friday, 23 February 2018
Supervisors
Dr Louisa Forbes, Dr Heather Parker, Dr Nina Dickerhof
Level
Honours

Health professional education

Close date
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Supervisor
Professor Tim Wilkinson
Level
PhD

Interprofessional development: Application of mixed methods of research (qualitative and quantitative)

Close date
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Supervisor
Dr Hamish Jamieson
Level
PhD

Support of older people

Close date
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Supervisor
Dr Hamish Jamieson
Level
PhD

The role of vitamin C in cancer

Close date
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Professor Margreet Vissers
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Cancer genomics and inherited risk

Close date
Monday, 31 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Logan Walker
Levels
Honours, PhD