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A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Friday, 17 January 2020
Academic background
Health Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
Qualification
PhD
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (UOC)
Supervisors
Professor Gary Hooper, Associate Professor Tim Woodfield, Dr Debbie Snell, Dr Jennifer Dunn

Overview

Potential topics

  • Acoustic emission monitoring for detecting wear/failure in total joint replacement
  • Joint proprioception following total joint replacement
  • Measuring changes in bone mineral density in total hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Random controlled trials evaluating total joint arthroplasty and survival
  • Prospective studies evaluating total joint arthroplasty and survival from the New Zealand National Joint Registry
  • Prediction of outcomes following hip and knee joint replacement

Contact

Deborah McMahon
Email   deborah.mcmahon@otago.ac.nz