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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Dunedin School of Medicine

Ngā ara rangahau – tohu paerua – Te Kura Whaiora o Ōtepoti

Humanities and Arts in Health

Supervisor
Dr Katherine Hall
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Ethical dimensions of public health and health policy; global health justice

Supervisor
Elizabeth Fenton
Levels
Master’s, PhD


The ethics of population health screening

Supervisor
Professor John McMillan
Level
PhD

Transport and Health: Multiple projects available

Supervisor
Dr Rebecca Brookland
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Are residential aged care facilities required to offer cardiac resuscitation (CPR) to their residents?

Supervisors
Dr Janine Penfield Winters, M.D.
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s

Philosophy of psychiatry, mental health, gender, ethics and sport

Supervisor
Dr Taryn Knox
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s, PhD

Molecular mechanisms of developmental disorders

Supervisor
Dr Louise Bicknell
Level
PhD

Analysis of cancer genome atlas data to identify epigenetic signature of tumour metastasis

Supervisors
Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee,
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s, PhD

Investigation of genetic and epigenetic signatures of primary and metastatic cancer (melanoma and colorectal cancer)

Supervisors
Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee, Dr Euan Rodger
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s, PhD

A range of injury-related projects are available

Close date
Saturday, 21 March 2020
Supervisors
Dr Helen Harcombe, Professor Sarah Derrett
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Intra-cranial injuries and quality of life/disability outcomes

Close date
Saturday, 21 March 2020
Supervisors
Dr Helen Harcombe, Professor Sarah Derrett
Level
Master’s

Molecular characterisation of the Fn14 gene promoter in neoplastic disease

Close date
Thursday, 30 April 2020
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Investigating biomarkers of Phase II endocrine resistance in breast cancer

Close date
Thursday, 30 April 2020
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Level
Master’s

Identification and characterisation of protein-protein interactions in cell migration

Close date
Sunday, 16 August 2020
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Level
PhD

Regulation of cell migration in cancer

Close date
Monday, 15 June 2020
Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Cancer cell invasion: Defining mechanisms underpinning deregulation of the Fn14 signalling axis

Close date
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Level
PhD