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Photo_Sandy Mandic_WebDr Sandy Mandic, Academic Leader
Research Affiliate, Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Adjunct Professor, School of Sport and Recreation, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

Interdisciplinary and multi-sector approaches to physical activity and health with links to transportation, built environment and sustainability inspire Sandy's academic activities. Her professional training and experience span Europe, Canada, United States and New Zealand. She has a strong track record in successful implementation of collaborative interdisciplinary research projects and comprehensive dissemination of research findings to different sectors. Previously Sandy worked as Associate Professor and the director of the Transport Research Network research theme at the University of Otago. In addition to her academic work, Sandy is a member of the Project Management Institute of New Zealand and currently serves as the Deputy Convention Planner for New Zealand Project Management National Conference 2021.


Current academic collaborations across the University of Otago

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Associate Professor Kirsten Coppell,
Dunedin School of Medicine,
Dunedin

Associate Professor Michael Keall,
Department of Public Health,
Wellington

Associate Professor Antoni Moore,
School of Surveying,
Dunedin

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Associate Professor Susan Sandretto,

College of Education,
Dunedin

Dr Christina Ergler,

Department of Geography,
Dunedin

Dr Angela Curl,
Department of Population Health,
Christchurch

Current academic collaborations across New Zealand

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Professor Erica Hinckson,
Auckland University of Technology,
Auckland
Associate Professor Melody Smith,
The University of Auckland,
Auckland
Dr Anna Rolleston
University of Waikato,
Hamilton

Current international academic collaborations

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Professor John Spence
University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Canada
Dr Enrique García Bengoechea,
University of Limerick,
Limerick, Ireland
Associate Professor Debbie Hopkins,
University of Oxford,
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Associate Professor Palma Chillón,
University of Granada, Granada, Spain
Professor Jennifer S. Mindell,
UCL (University College London),
London, United Kingdom
Dr Jennifer Roberts,
University of Maryland College Park,
College Park, United States
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Professor Eduardo Generelo Lanaspa,
University of Zaragoza,
Huesca, Spain
Professor Javier Zaragoza Casterad,
University of Zaragoza,
Huesca, Spain
Associate Professor Asad Khan,
University of Queensland,
Brisbane, Australia
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Dr Alberto Aibar Solana,
University of Zaragoza,
Huesca, Spain
Professor Javier Molina-García,
University of Valencia,
Valencia, Spain
Associate Professor Ana Queralt,
University of Valencia,
Valencia, Spain
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Dr Susana Aznar Lain,
University of Castilla-La Mancha,
Toledo, Spain

Assistant Professor Ricardo Oliveira,
Rio de Janeiro State University,
Rio de Jaiero, Brazil

Current cross-sector collaborations

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Martin Dutton,
Ministry of Health,
Wellington, New Zealand

Andrew Jackson,
Consulting Jackson Ltd.,
Wellington, New Zealand

Celia Wade-Brown QSO,
Living Streets Aotearoa,
Wellington, New Zealand

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Gavin Kidd,
Dunedin Secondary Schools
Partnership, 
Dunedin, New Zealand
Stacey Hitchcock,
Dunedin City Council,
Dunedin, New Zealand
John Lieswyn,
ViaStrada,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Finau Taungapeau,
Pacific Community Representative,
Dunedin, New Zealand

Sarah Connolly,
Stantec,
Dunedin, New Zealand