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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science

Te Tari Mātai Tukumate, Mātai Hauora Koiora – Ngā ara rangahau – tohu paerua

The Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science has a number of potential topics and projects on offer in the fields of biomedical science and pathology for a range of postgraduate qualifications, including PhD and BBiomedSc(Hons).

Scholarship funding for postgraduate study may be available to you depending on your academic merit.

We welcome enquiries and encourage all prospective students to directly contact potential supervisors in their field of interest.

Observing heterogeneity in neutrophil phagosomes

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisor
Professor Tony Kettle
Level
Honours

The role of iron in brain cancer

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Dr Elisabeth Phillips
Level
Honours

Peroxidasin oxidants in melanoma cell signalling

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisors
Dr Martina Paumann-Page, Professor Mark Hampton
Level
Honours

Investigating the impact of epigenetic processes in colorectal cancer

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisor
Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
Honours

Investigating immune cell death processes using live cell microscopy

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisor
Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
Honours

The role of circulating bacteria in cardiovascular disease

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisors
Dr Rachel Purcell, Dr Sarah Appleby, Associate Professor John Pearson, Professor Chris Pemberton
Level
Honours

Investigating the presence of protein amyloids in cancer

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisor
Dr Christoph Goebl
Level
Honours

Identifying the mechanism of action of a marine-derived anticancer compound

Close date
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Supervisor
Professor Mark Hampton
Level
Honours

Vitamin C in cancer cell biology, immune health and epigenetics

Supervisor
Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
PhD

Cell biology/biochemistry

Supervisor
Professor Mark Hampton
Levels
PhD, Honours


Nutrition in Medicine: Clinical trial research

Supervisor
Associate Professor Anitra Carr
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Tumour Microenvironment

Supervisors
Associate Professor Margaret Currie, Dr Elisabeth Phillips, Professor Bridget Robinson
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Cancer research: tumour hypoxia, vitamin C and iron

Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Dr Elisabeth Phillips, Professor Margreet Vissers, Professor Bridget Robinson
Level
PhD

Cancer genetics research: cancer susceptibility and prevention

Supervisors
Associate Professor Logan Walker, Dr Vanessa Lau, Dr George Wiggins, Professor Bridget Robinson
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Genetic and genomic analysis of diseases and their treatments

Supervisor
Professor Martin Kennedy
Levels
PhD, Honours

Inflammation research

Supervisor
Professor Madhav Bhatia
Level
PhD