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Please note: research topics are working descriptions.


Pete Burt

Rebecca Duncan

Steve Glassey

  • Research topic: 2017 Edgecumbe Flood: Perceptions of emergency response from companion animal owners and emergency responders.
  • Supervisors: Peter Walker (Social Work), Mike King, Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere (Faculty of Law)
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  • Previous qualifications: MEmergMgt (Charles Sturt), PGDipEmergMgt (Massey), PGCPM (Victoria University Wellington, GCTSS (Charles Sturt)

Jing-Ru Li

  • Research topic: Palliative Care and the role of family in the Chinese socio-cultural context: An ethical and sociological study.
  • Supervisors: Jing-Bao Nie, Simon Walker
  • Previous Qualifications: BA, Masters (Peking Union Medical College).

Kate Roberts

  • Research topic: The role of acupuncture as an adjunct to primary care for mild to moderate mood disorders.
  • Supervisors: Tony Dowell (Primary Health Care and General Practice), Jing-Bao Nie.
  • Previous Qualifications: PGCertHealSc(Otago), MHealSc (UTS, Sydney)

Master of Health Science (MHealSc) thesis

Shelley Winters

  • Research topic: Student nurses perspectives on the use of gallows humour in the clinical setting.
  • Supervisors: Neil Pickering, Lynley Anderson
  • Previous qualifications: PGDipHealSc(Bitc) (Otago), Diploma in Nursing (Fanshawe, Canada)

Master of Bioethics and Health Law (MBHL) dissertation

Master of Medical Sciences (MMedSc)

Sinéad Ni Dhonnghaile

  • Research Topic: The experiences of first and second year doctors of ethical issues at the end of life.
  • Supervisors: Lynley Anderson, Simon Walker

Bachelor of Medical Sciences with Honours (BMedSc(Hons))

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