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Neurorehabilitation research

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Academic background
Health Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
Location
On-campus
Qualification
PhD
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (UOC)
Supervisors
Dr Debbie Snell, Dr Jennifer Dunn, Dr Jo Nunnerley

Overview

Potential topics

  • Recovery and outcomes after traumatic brain injury including concussion
  • Clinical practice change and knowledge translation from evidence to practice in nueurorehabilitation
  • Development of clinical practice guidelines for managing concussion in the New Zealand context
  • The role of psychological factors in recovery following neurological injuries
  • Spinal cord injury rehabilitation
  • The New Zealand Spinal Cord Injury Registry and long-term outcomes of spinal cord impairment
  • Measuring rehabilitation outcomes

Contact

Rebekah Higgs
Email   rebekah.higgs@otago.ac.nz