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Patrice RosengraveResearch Fellow

Dip Nursing (Christchurch), PhD(Cant)


Research interests

Dr Patrice Rosengrave is involved with a pilot study in the Christchurch Intensive Care Unit looking at the effects of intravenous vitamin C administration in in severe sepsis.

She was awarded a CMRF grant in 2017 to investigate the effects of vitamin C on quality of life outcomes in survivors of sepsis.

Dr Rosengrave has completed a Marsden Fast-Start project which investigated how male chinook salmon adjust sperm quality in response to social status. 

Research expertise

Vitamin C, post-copulation sexual selection, cryptic female choice, sperm competition, evolutionary reproductive biology, behavioural ecology, and evolutionary proteomics.

Teaching responsibilities

Lecturing pathophysiology in Nursing Science courses:

  • NURS444
  • NURS427