Thursday, 9 August 2018 7:20am
The Division of Health Sciences is a large division with diverse research interests across three major campuses. We host world-leading fundamental research scientists and outstanding translational programmes with impacts on public health, clinical practice, health policy, agriculture, food, and health innovation.
Divisional researchers collaborate internationally and contribute to, and lead, national and international centres of research excellence. We are committed to a long-term future of research excellence, and improving global health and productivity through the translation of our research.
2018 Otago Spotlight Series: Infectious Disease Research, Tuesday 11 September, Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Wellington campus
Health Sciences research activities
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the highest degree offered by the University of Otago. It is awarded on the submission of a thesis which must meet rigorous standards. The following link give prospective candidates, current candidates and staff involved in the PhD process, an in-depth look at Otago’s PhD programme.
We take great pleasure in acknowledging Health Sciences PhD candidates who have presented a thesis of exceptional quality.
Postgraduate research opportunities database
A new tool is available to assist postgraduates to search for research opportunities in Health Sciences. You can view opportunities available across our campuses in Dunedin, Wellington and Christchurch, and select on fields to tailor your search.
If you have an opportunity to list, register it via our online form:
Further research opportunities
Professional development opportunities
Ministry of Health
Have you thought about contributing your expertise to shape health policy and practice in New Zealand?
The Ministry of Health is regularly seeking health expertise, check on the latest vacancies:
Vacancies on health statutory bodies (MOH website)
Chaffer Visiting Fellowship
The aim of the fellowship is to encourage visits to the Otago Medical School by distinguished overseas scientists or clinicians.
The current round of applications close 31 July 2018.