Welcome to the summer students in our unit
22nd of November 2016
We wish our 4 summer students welcome to our unit:
- Johanna Nee-Nee, who is looking at New Zealand media reports regarding cancer.
- Elizabeth Peterson, who is looking at New Zealand media reports regarding sun safe behaviours and melanoma coverage.
- Mary Jane Kivalu, who is looking at translation services as a barrier to Pacific access to appropriate healthcare.
- Emilie Butterfield, who is looking at New Zealand health promoters: A national cross-sectional survey.
Lindsay Robertson continues to be part of SBRU
10th of November 2016
Lindsay Robertson has submitted her PhD thesis, titled ‘Regulation of tobacco retailing’. Well done, Lindsay! We are happy to announce that Lindsay will continue to be part of our unit having successfully obtained a HRC grant, and a departmental postdoc position.
Congratulation to Anita Grant
25th of Oct 2016
Congratulations to Anita Grant on submitting her MPH thesis (Secondary school health education: An analysis of the underlying processes) for examination today!
Supervisors: Richard Egan and Catherine Morrison (College of Education).
Manal Murad graduated
12th of September 2016
Congratulations to our international student, Manal Murad, who graduated with her Master’s degree in Public Health. The title of Manal’s thesis is: “Local authority Long Term Plans and Smokefree 2025: How committed are councils to the goal?” We wish Manal all the best in the future.
Melanoma The Burning Issue
28th of September 2016
Melanoma The Burning Issue had premiere on Channel 39 featuring Associate Professor Tony Reeder and Mrs Bronwen McNoe from the Cancer Society Social Behavioural Research Unit. It can still be viewed on the web: http://www.channel39.co.nz/content/melanoma-burning-issue
Winter Series Lecture by Tony Reeder
1st of September 2016
Associate Professor Tony Reeder has been away in Wellington and Auckland for the winter series lectures. Tony gave a presentation called ‘Ultra Violet and the Sun Smart Kid’ in August. Well done—Congratulations from the unit.