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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Dunedin School of Medicine




A study of postal workers and cycling injury trends over time

Close date
Saturday, 24 February 2018
Supervisor
Dr Alex McMillan
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

Subsequent injuries among a general injury cohort: Costs of injury

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisors
Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Helen Harcombe
Level
Master’s

Health and economic burden of musculoskeletal disorders, and the cost-effectiveness of intervention strategies

Close date
Friday, 1 September 2017
Supervisor
Research Associate Professor J. Haxby Abbott
Level
PhD

The standard of care for IBD patients and itse effect on the quality of life

Close date
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Supervisors
Associate Professor Michael Schultz, Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Trudy Sullivan
Level
PhD

Regulation of microtubule assembly in cancer cell migration

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Level
Honours

Investigating signalling mechanisms in melanoma

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
Honours, Master’s


Determination of protein–protein interactions signalling a switch to a migratory phenotype

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Investigating the role of YBX-1 in early migration

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Improving chemotherapy responses for those with high-grade brain tumours

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisors
Dr Tania Slatter, Dr Noelyn Hung
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Genetics and epigenetics of blood disorders

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Professor Ian Morison
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Investigating the role of HPV in adverse pregnancy outcomes

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisors
Dr Noelyn Hung, Dr Tania Slatter
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Human papillomavirus oncoprotein regulation of the immune response by microparticles

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Associate Professor Merilyn Hibma
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Understanding the contribution of Langerhans cells to regulation of skin wound healing

Close date
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Supervisor
Associate Professor Merilyn Hibma
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Human papillomavirus oncoprotein regulation of the immune response by microparticles

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisor
Associate Professor Merilyn Hibma
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Tissue-specific delivery of therapeutics for polycystic kidney disease

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Cherie Stayner
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Developing sheep models of human disease

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Cherie Stayner
Level
PhD

Using zebrafish to model human ciliopathies

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Cherie Stayner
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Single cell epigenomics to investigate circulating tumour cells

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Analysis of cancer genome atlas data to identify epigenetic signature of tumour metastasis

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Mike Eccles, Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Level
Master’s

Investigation of genetic and epigenetic signatures of primary and metastatic melanoma

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisor
Professor Mike Eccles
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Investigating the TWEAK/Fn14 signalling axis in breast cancer

Close date
Friday, 15 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Dissecting the role of pro-inflammatory signalling mechanisms in breast cancer progression

Close date
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

The effect of replication stress on p53 gene splicing

Close date
Saturday, 2 December 2017
Supervisor
Professor Anthony Braithwaite
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Role of the D113 p53 isoform in inflammation in a zebrafish model

Close date
Saturday, 2 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Anthony Braithwaite, Associate Professor Julia Horsfield
Level
PhD

Detecting genes governing neurogenesis in humans through the study of rare clinical disorders

Close date
Thursday, 22 June 2017
Supervisor
Professor Stephen Robertson
Level
PhD

Detecting genetic determinants of skeletal health

Close date
Thursday, 22 June 2017
Supervisor
Professor Stephen Robertson
Level
PhD

A better start – Big data

Close date
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Supervisors
Dr Rick Audas, Professor Barry Taylor
Level
Honours

Quality of care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease in New Zealand and impact on quality of life

Close date
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Supervisors
Associate Professor Michael Schultz, Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Trudy Sullivan
Level
PhD

The changing structures and infrastructures of general practice

Close date
Saturday, 2 December 2017
Supervisors
Professor Murray Tilyard, Professor Susan Dovey
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Quality of care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease in New Zealand and impact on quality of life

Close date
Thursday, 4 May 2017
Supervisors
Associate Professor Michael Schultz, Associate Professor Sarah Derrett, Dr Trudy Sullivan
Level
PhD