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PhD opportunities at the Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia

Wellington Cardiovascular Research Group

  • Management of acute coronary syndromes
  • Platelet dysfunction in acute coronary disease
  • Genetic risk scores and outcomes following acute myocardial infarction
  • Improving risk stratification for sudden cardiac death in patients with left ventricular impairment
  • Characterisation of ventricular repolarisation abnormalities in cardiovascular disease


Associate Professor Peter Larsen

Wellington Medical Technology Group

Point of Care Technologies - PhD opportunities in Wellington New Zealand

Excellent candidates are invited to apply for 2 fully-funded PhD projects hosted by the Wellington Medical Technology Group - a team of physiologists, physicists,biomedical engineers, and critical care clinicians developing point of care technology solutions for critical care medicine.

1. Portable NMR sensor technologies - October 2016
2. Precision Health in Intensive Care (PHysIC project) - October 2016

More details on these projects can be found at Point of Care Technologies

Application process

Applications should include a CV, copies of published academic papers and academic transcripts, a brief (1 page maximum) statement of research experience, and the names of at least two people who can provide professional letters of reference. These positions offer candidates the opportunity to work in a translational environment where physiology and technology have a direct impact on human health.

For more information, please contact:
Associate Professor Shieak YC Tzeng -
Wellington Medical Technology Group
University of Otago Wellington

Surgical Cancer Research Group

  • Management of acute surgical presentations
  • Outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer
  • Markers of prognosis in colorectal cancer
  • Neo-adjuvant radiotherapy in surgical cancer


Dr Elizabeth Dennett