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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Dunedin School of Medicine

What is the value of a Poisons Centre?

Close date
Friday, 16 November 2018
Supervisors
Dr Adam Pomerleau, Dr Trudy Sullivan, Associate Professor Paul Hansen
Level
Master’s

Clinical reasoning of practitioners and students in medicine and pharmacy

Close date
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Supervisors
Dr Megan Anakin, Professor Stephen Duffull, Dr Daniel Wright
Level
PhD

Generation of patient derived model systems for development of effective stomach cancer treatments

Close date
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Supervisors
Dr Sharon Pattison, Professor Parry Guildford
Level
PhD

Does overexpression of DNA replication genes have clinical utility in breast cancer?

Close date
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Supervisors
Dr Louise Bicknell, Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Discovering the cause of rare genetic disorders in New Zealand families

Close date
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Supervisor
Dr Louise Bicknell
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Analysing gene expression in early Xenopus embryos

Close date
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Supervisors
Dr Louise Bicknell, Associate Professor Caroline Beck
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Bone and body composition research

Close date
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Supervisor
Dr Kim Meredith-Jones
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Longitudinal patterns of objectively measured physical activity and sleep in children and adolescents

Close date
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Supervisor
Dr Kim Meredith-Jones
Level
PhD

Effects of exercise training on left ventricular function of clinical patients

Close date
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Supervisor
Dr Chris Baldi
Level
PhD

Single cell contractility in human left ventricular cells

Close date
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Supervisor
Dr Chris Baldi
Level
PhD


Opportunities with the Renal Group

Close date
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Supervisor
Professor Rob Walker
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Translational medicine in patients with advanced coronary artery disease

Close date
Monday, 30 April 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Level
PhD

Advanced imaging in heart disease

Close date
Monday, 30 April 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Molecular biology of aortic valve stenosis

Close date
Monday, 30 April 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Epidemiology of heart valve diseases

Close date
Monday, 30 April 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Cardiac physiology

Close date
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Level
PhD

Cardiovascular epidemiology: Two major projects

Close date
Monday, 30 April 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Level
PhD

Several projects available in molecular biology, bioinformatics, and genomic epidemiology

Close date
Monday, 30 April 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Level
PhD

Cardiac imaging research: Four major projects

Close date
Friday, 30 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Sean Coffey
Level
PhD

Longitudinal study of outcomes in dialysis patients aged older than 65 years

Close date
Saturday, 31 March 2018
Supervisors
Professor Rob Walker, Dr John Schollum, Associate Professor Sarah Derrett
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Kidney diseases

Close date
Saturday, 31 March 2018
Supervisors
Professor Rob Walker, Dr Jenny Bedford, Dr John Leader
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Various projects in Pacific Health

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Rose Richards Hessell
Level
Master’s

Subsequent injuries among a general injury cohort: Types of injury (for instance, head injury)

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Helen Harcombe
Level
Master’s

Prospective research on the aetiology of febrile illness in Yangon, Myanmar

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Professor John Crump
Level
PhD


Multiple comparative projects between NZ and the UK

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Alex Macmillan
Level
PhD


Air pollution impacts of an area-wide street transformation – Te Ara Mua Future Streets

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Alex Macmillan
Level
PhD

Social, behavioural, and spiritual issues in cancer prevention and supportive care (various projects)

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisors
Dr Rose Richards Hessell, Professor Rob McGee, Dr Richard Egan, Research Associate Professor Tony Reeder
Levels
PhD, Master’s

A variety of pharmacoepidemiological projects (such as medicine safety investigations or descriptive medicine utilisation studies)

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Lianne Parkin
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Predictors of family complexity

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Professor Bob Hancox
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Cannabis use and lung disease

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Professor Bob Hancox
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Changes in allergic responses across the life-course

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Professor Bob Hancox
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Cardiovascular health and respiratory health

Close date
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Supervisor
Professor Bob Hancox
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Issues in longitudinal respiratory epidemiology

Close date
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Supervisor
Professor Bob Hancox
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Quality of life outcomes for older New Zealanders with end stage kidney disease

Close date
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Professor Rob Walker
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Spinal cord injury in New Zealand: Health and quality of life outcomes from a longitudinal study

Close date
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Outcomes following injury for Pasifika peoples

Close date
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Trends in cancer in NZ. Requires regression analysis and possibly age-period-cohort modelling.

Close date
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Brian Cox, Dr Mary Jane Sneyd
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Sunscreen use: Risk of melanoma and other skin cancers

Close date
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Brian Cox, Dr Mary Jane Sneyd
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Pathways to care of colorectal cancer patients

Close date
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Brian Cox, Dr Mary Jane Sneyd
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Imputation and validation in risk predictor models of melanoma

Close date
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Brian Cox, Dr Mary Jane Sneyd
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Health services and compensation for injury in New Zealand

Close date
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett
Level
Master’s

Response to MRSA infection in the community – evidence base and NZ practice

Close date
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Patricia Priest
Level
Master’s

Topics for investigation from colorectal and melanoma studies data files

Close date
Saturday, 3 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Mary Jane Sneyd
Level
Master’s

Epidemiology of Staphylococcus capitis colonisation and infection in a neonatal intensive care unit

Close date
Saturday, 3 March 2018
Supervisor
Professor John Crump
Level
Master’s

Outcomes of injury for Māori: Qualitative analyses

Close date
Saturday, 3 March 2018
Supervisors
Dr Emma Wyeth, Associate Professor Sarah Derrett
Level
Master’s

Disease-specific and relative survival of cancer. Many cancers would be suitable.

Close date
Saturday, 3 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Brian Cox, Dr Mary Jane Sneyd
Level
Master’s

Comparisons of New Zealand cancer incidence and mortality with other countries: Major and minor epidemiological differences

Close date
Saturday, 3 March 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Brian Cox, Dr Mary Jane Sneyd
Level
Master’s


Attitudes to active transport in Pacific workers

Close date
Saturday, 3 March 2018
Supervisor
Dr Alex Macmillan
Level
Master’s




A study of postal workers and cycling injury trends over time

Close date
Saturday, 24 February 2018
Supervisor
Dr Alex Macmillan
Level
Master’s


Moral economies of healthcare

Close date
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Supervisor
Associate Professor Chrystal Jaye
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Subsequent injuries among a general injury cohort: Risk factors (such as alcohol, psychological, socio-economic)

Close date
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Supervisors
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Helen Harcombe
Level
Master’s

Subsequent injuries among a general injury cohort: Setting (such as home, road)

Close date
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Supervisors
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Helen Harcombe
Level
Master’s

Subsequent injuries among a general injury cohort: Mechanisms of injury (such as sport, motor vehicle)

Close date
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Supervisors
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Helen Harcombe
Level
Master’s