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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Division of Health Sciences

Ngā ara rangahau – tohu paerua – Te Wāhanga Matua Mātau Hauora

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Structure of fungal ABC membrane protein Cdr1 embedded in native lipids

Close date
Friday, 13 January 2023
Supervisors
Dr Erwin Lamping, Professor Richard Cannon, Associate Professor Mihnea Bostina, Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Level
PhD

Epistemic injustice in healthcare

Supervisor
Associate Professor Sara Filoche
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Evaluation of novel multitargeted therapeutic possibilities in ovarian cancer

Supervisors
Dr Sunali Mehta, Dr Mak Sarwar
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Building an earthquake resilient nation: the role of workplaces

Close date
Friday, 23 December 2022
Supervisors
Dr Rebbecca Lilley, Associate Professor Caroline Orchiston
Level
PhD

Modifying Biased Interpretations to reduce depression: Investigating efficacy and safety of Cognitive Bias Modification in the NZ Context

Supervisors
Dr Jerry Hsu, Mr Zaine Akuhata-Huntington
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

PhD – Gastric cancer biology and immunology

Supervisors
Dr Silke Neumann, Dr Sharon Pattison
Level
PhD

A phoenix from the ashes: Do dying cancer cells induce drug-tolerance in lung cancer?

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Cath Drummond, Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Honours, Master’s, Postgraduate Diploma

A role for untranslated p53 mRNA in drug resistance

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Cath Drummond, Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

New nucleic acid-based drugs for cancer therapy

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisor
Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Modelling a cancer-associated human checkpoint protein variation in animal cells

Close date
Sunday, 31 December 2023
Supervisor
Dr Nicholas Fleming
Level
Honours

Manipulating microRNAs to manage mesothelioma

Close date
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Glen Reid, Dr Cath Drummond
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

The role of KRAS in the emergence of drug tolerance in lung cancer

Supervisors
Dr Glen Reid, Dr Cath Drummond
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

Health informatics in primary care

Supervisor
Dr Sharon Leitch
Levels
Master’s, PhD

New nucleic acid-based drugs for cancer therapy

Supervisor
Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Modelling a human checkpoint protein variation in animal cells

Close date
Sunday, 31 December 2023
Supervisor
Dr Nicholas Fleming
Levels
Honours, Master’s

How neutrophil-microbiome interactions fuel inflammation in colorectal cancer

Supervisors
Dr Annika Seddon, Dr Rachel Purcell
Level
Honours

Delta-133p53 and Cancer Migration

Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
Honours, Master’s



Women's Mental Health

Supervisor
Dr Katie Douglas
Level
PhD

Injury prevention research opportunities

Supervisor
Dr Rebbecca Lilley
Levels
Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral

The Last Straw! to Whāriki

Supervisor
Dr Robin Quigg
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral

Oxidative stress and human ageing

Close date
Saturday, 25 February 2023
Supervisor
Professor Mark Hampton
Level
Honours

Adipocyte markers as predictors of progression in men with prostate cancer

Supervisors
Dr Elisabeth Phillips, Associate Professor Margaret Currie
Level
Honours

Investigating the impact of epigenetics on immune cell function

Supervisor
Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
Honours

Establishing a novel 3D breast cancer-adipocyte co-culture model

Close date
Saturday, 25 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Elisabeth Phillips, Associate Professor Margaret Currie
Level
Honours

Investigating immune cell death processes using live cell microscopy

Supervisor
Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
Honours

Seeking motivated students who have an interest in Pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain

Supervisor
Dr Daniela Aldabe
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral

Using implementation Science tools to support the equitable implementation of health interventions

Close date
Friday, 30 June 2023
Supervisor
Professor Sue Crengle
Level
Master’s

Can we attenuate inflammation and oxidative stress in people with metabolic syndrome?

Close date
Saturday, 28 January 2023
Supervisors
Associate Professor Anitra Carr, Dr Emma Vlasiuk
Level
Honours

Investigating novel protein modifications in cancer

Close date
Saturday, 25 February 2023
Supervisor
Dr Christoph Goebl
Level
Honours

Crippling the antioxidant defenses of Streptococcus pneumoniae

Close date
Saturday, 25 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Nina Dickerhof, Dr Christoph Goebl
Level
Honours

Detection of Kingella kingae and Staphylococcus aureus infections in children using cell-free DNA

Close date
Saturday, 25 February 2023
Supervisors
Dr Amy Scott-Thomas, Professor Steve Chambers, Associate Professor Tony Walls
Level
Honours

Investigating the roles of p53 isoforms in regulation of long noncoding RNAs in cancer

Close date
Wednesday, 1 March 2023
Supervisors
Dr Marina Kazantseva, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Identification of transposable elements contributing to cancer specific expression and function of long noncoding RNAs

Close date
Wednesday, 1 March 2023
Supervisors
Dr Marina Kazantseva, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Understanding the health and wellbeing impacts of housing quality and energy use

Supervisor
Dr Kimberley O'Sullivan
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Finding function in the non-coding genome

Supervisors
Associate Professor Paul Gardner, Associate Professor Alex Gavryushkin
Level
PhD

Methods for trial-based cost-effectiveness analysis

Supervisors
Dr Ross Wilson, Professor Haxby Abbott
Level
PhD


Deciphering translation of the ‘untranslated’ regions of messenger RNAs

Supervisors
Dr Chun Shen Lim, Associate Professor Chris M Brown
Level
PhD

Māori Masters Scholarship

Supervisors
Cristina Cleghorn, Christina McKerchar
Level
Master’s

How does the primary care nurse delivered Prediabetes Intervention Package (PIP) influence health-related quality of life?

Supervisors
Dr Trudy Sullivan, Associate Professor Kirsten Coppell
Level
Master’s

Circulating bacterial DNA as a prognostic marker for myocardial infarction

Supervisors
Dr Sarah Appleby, Dr Rachel Purcell, Associate Professor John Pearson, Professor Chris Pemberton
Level
PhD

Regulatory role of the oncoprotein YB-1 in microtentacle formation and metastasis

Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Oocyte quality and fertility

Supervisor
Dr Karen Reader
Level
PhD

Defining mechanisms controlling aberrant Fn14 regulation in cancer progression

Close date
Tuesday, 28 February 2023
Supervisor
Dr Heather Cunliffe
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Formulation approaches for boosting efficacy of mRNA vaccines

Supervisors
Sarah Hook, Dr Allan Gamble, Associate Professor Joanna Kirman
Level
PhD


Understanding drug tolerance. How do tumours survive targeted therapy?

Supervisors
Dr Cath Drummond, Dr Glen Reid
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

Quantitative epidemiological research using big data

Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Williman
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Clinical Trials in Health Sciences

Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Williman
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Measuring the health state preferences of New Zealanders

Supervisors
Professor Haxby Abbott, Dr Ross Wilson
Level
PhD

NeuroTech Research

Supervisors
Professor Richard Jones, Dr Reza Shoorangiz
Level
PhD

Repeat flowering in blueberries

Supervisors
Dr Lynette Brownfield, Dr Sara Montanari, Dr Susan Thomson
Level
PhD

Comprehensive characterization of uncommon TP53 mutations in cancer

Supervisor
Dr Sunali Mehta
Levels
Honours, Master’s


Public Housing Research Opportunity

Supervisor
Associate Professor Nevil Pierse
Level
Master’s

Vitamin C in cancer cell biology, immune health and epigenetics

Supervisor
Professor Margreet Vissers
Level
PhD

Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Supervisor
Associate Professor Tony Walls
Levels
PhD, Master’s

MARS Spectral CT Group PhD Positions

Supervisor
Professor Anthony Butler
Level
PhD

Cell biology/biochemistry

Supervisor
Professor Mark Hampton
Levels
PhD, Honours

Rheumatology Research

Supervisor
Professor Lisa Stamp
Level
PhD

Public health aspects of drug and alcohol misuse

Supervisor
Dr Rose Crossin
Levels
Master’s, PhD

What is a good life for animals in te ao Māori?

Supervisor
Dr Mike King
Level
Master’s

Epidemiology, patient safety and quality improvement

Supervisor
Associate Professor Phil Hider
Levels
Master’s, PhD


Longitudinal health and social outcomes

Supervisor
Professor Joseph Boden
Level
PhD

Neonatal Paediactrics

Supervisor
Dr Sarah Harris
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Paediatric Gastroenterology

Supervisor
Professor Andrew Day
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Paediatric Respiratory Diseases

Supervisor
Associate Professor Philip Pattemore
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Supervisor
Dr Martin de Bock
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Christchurch Heart Institute – Translational Biodiscovery Lab

Supervisors
Associate Professor Chris Pemberton, Dr Janice Chew-Harris, Professor Mark Richards
Level
PhD

Nutrition in Medicine: Clinical trial research

Supervisor
Associate Professor Anitra Carr
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Christchurch Heart Institute – Physiology

Supervisor
Professor Chris Charles
Level
PhD

Gastroenterology: Hepatology and Nutrition

Supervisors
Professor Richard Gearry, Professor Andrew Day, Associate Professor Catherine Stedman
Level
PhD

Christchurch Heart Institute – The Omics Lab

Supervisors
Professor Vicky Cameron, Dr Anna Pilbrow, Dr Allamanda Faatoese
Level
PhD

Gynaecological Cancer Research

Supervisors
Associate Professor Peter Sykes, Dr Kenny Chitcholtan
Level
PhD

Respiratory medicine research

Supervisor
Professor Lutz Beckert
Level
PhD

Clinical Pharmacology

Supervisors
Associate Professor Matt Doogue, Dr Paul Chin
Level
PhD

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

Genetic and genomic analysis of diseases and their treatments

Supervisor
Professor Martin Kennedy
Levels
PhD, Honours

A High Quality Aotearoa New Zealand Diet for Metabolic Health and Whānau Wellbeing - He Rourou Whai Painga (HRWP)

Supervisors
Professor Jeremy Krebs, Dr Meika Foster
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Doctor, my heel has a spike! What does that mean?

Supervisor
Dr Johann Zwirner
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Gunshots, falls and helmets – Improving human head models

Supervisor
Dr Johann Zwirner
Levels
Master’s, PhD

From remission to relapse: How do tumour resistance is driven under the pressure of immune responses?

Supervisors
Dr Kunyu Li, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

Determine the contribution of the p53 isoform, Δ133p53, in the development of bowel inflammation and IBD

Supervisors
Dr Kunyu Li, Professor Antony Braithwaite
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s


Characterisation of YB-1 interactions with the cytoskeleton using live cell imaging

Supervisor
Dr Adele Woolley
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Predicting risk of diabetes complications and costs using machine learning with equity analysis

Supervisors
Dr Nhung Nghiem, Professor Nick Wilson, a computer scientist (TBC)
Level
Master’s

Molecular mechanisms, genomics and role of the microbiome in response to therapy in rectal cancer

Supervisors
Dr Rachel Purcell, Associate Professor John Pearson, Professor Frank Frizelle
Level
PhD

Sexual behaviour in rodents

Supervisor
Dr Erik Wibowo
Levels
Master’s, PhD


Vasopressin in hypertension

Supervisors
Professor Colin Brown, Dr Martin Fronius
Levels
Master’s, PhD


Neuroendocrine pathology in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Supervisor
Associate Professor Rebecca Campbell
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Novel approaches for treating cardiovascular disease

Supervisor
Dr Jeff Erickson
Levels
Master’s, PhD


The role of recycling complexes in trafficking of ion channels in polarised epithelia

Supervisors
Associate Professor Kirk Hamilton, Professor Fiona McDonald
Levels
Master’s, PhD

ENaC’s contribution in COVID-19

Supervisor
Dr Martin Fronius
Levels
Master’s, PhD

ENaC in the vasculature and its role in hypertension

Supervisor
Dr Martin Fronius
Levels
Master’s, PhD

How do drugs used to treat mood disorders affect brain networks?

Supervisor
Dr Phil Heyward
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Control of stress circuit excitability

Supervisor
Dr Karl Iremonger
Levels
Master’s, PhD

The fat surrounding the human heart in obesity and arrhythmias

Supervisor
Associate Professor Regis Lamberts
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Central regulation of the diabetic heart

Supervisors
Associate Professor Regis Lamberts, Professor Colin Brown, Associate Professor Daryl Schwenke
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Loss of irreplaceable cells as a driver for cardiac dysfunction in old age?

Supervisors
Associate Professor Regis Lamberts, Associate Professor Phil Sheard
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Epithelial sodium channel as a target in breast cancer

Supervisor
Professor Fiona McDonald
Levels
Master’s, PhD

The role of ultrastructural changes in cardiac dysfunction

Supervisor
Dr Michelle Munro
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Neuroendocrine control of obesity and diabetes

Supervisor
Associate Professor Alexander Tups
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Biomarkers of response to radiotherapy in rectal cancer

Supervisor
Dr Rachel Purcell
Level
PhD


The microbiome in colorectal cancer metastasis

Supervisor
Dr Rachel Purcell
Level
PhD

Molecular mechanisms of colorectal cancer

Supervisor
Dr Rachel Purcell
Level
PhD

The microbiome and diverticular disease

Supervisor
Dr Rachel Purcell
Level
PhD

Epidemiological and outcome study of anal cancer

Supervisor
Professor Frank Frizelle
Level
PhD

Epidemiological studies of colorectal cancer in New Zealand

Supervisor
Professor Frank Frizelle
Level
PhD

Outcomes of Colorectal cancer in New Zealand

Supervisor
Professor Frank Frizelle
Level
PhD


Early onset colorectal cancer

Supervisor
Dr Jacqui Keenan
Level
PhD

Biomarkers and gastrointestinal disease

Supervisor
Dr Jacqui Keenan
Level
PhD

Host iron status and gastrointestinal disease

Supervisor
Dr Jacqui Keenan
Level
PhD

Gut bacteria and colorectal cancer

Supervisor
Dr Jacqui Keenan
Level
PhD

Surgical management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Supervisor
Associate Professor Tim Eglinton
Level
PhD

Genetics of colorectal cancer

Supervisor
Associate Professor Tim Eglinton
Level
PhD

Diverticular disease

Supervisor
Associate Professor Tim Eglinton
Level
PhD



Investigation of a Wnt/cohesin cause for AML

Supervisors
Professor Julia Horsfield, Dr Jisha Antony
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Reversal of enhancer dysregulation to combat cohesin-mutant leukemia

Supervisors
Dr Jisha Antony, Professor Julia Horsfield
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Mental health services: experiences and outcomes

Supervisors
Professor Sarah Derrett, Associate Professor Emma Wyeth
Level
Master’s

Post-injury Health, Disability and Well-being Outcomes: Multiple projects available

Supervisors
Professor Sarah Derrett, Associate Professor Emma Wyeth, Dr Helen Harcombe
Levels
Master’s, PhD

The role of extracellular vesicles in immune regulation by cancer-causing human papillomaviruses

Supervisor
Professor Merilyn Hibma
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Neurodegenerative and Lysosomal Disease

Supervisor
Associate Professor Stephanie Hughes
Level
PhD

The historical role of parks in representing colonial Aotearoa

Supervisor
Dr Robin Quigg
Level
Master’s


Footwear, foot function, falls risk, and ageing

Supervisors
Dr Xaviour Walker, Professor Debra Waters, Dr Chris Sole
Levels
PhD, Postdoctoral

Patient education and self-management for patients with persistent rotator cuff related shoulder pain

Supervisor
Associate Professor Gisela Sole
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Predictors for confidence and self-efficacy following ACL reconstruction

Supervisor
Associate Professor Gisela Sole
Levels
PhD, Postdoctoral


RNA biology, genome variation, and bioinformatics

Supervisor
Associate Professor Paul Gardner
Level
PhD

Health and disability discordance

Supervisor
Dr Meredith Perry
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Respiratory service provision for people with Neuromuscular disease

Supervisor
Dr Meredith Perry
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Parks for Activity and Recreation in the Community (PARCs)

Supervisor
Dr Meredith Perry
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Implementing STarT Back in New Zealand for people with low back pain

Supervisor
Dr Cathy Chapple
Levels
Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral

Dose of manual therapy for people with knee osteoarthritis

Supervisor
Dr Cathy Chapple
Levels
Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral

Complex (combined) interventions for the management of people with osteoarthritis

Supervisor
Dr Cathy Chapple
Levels
Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral


Smoking and occupation in Aotearoa: A census-based analysis

Supervisors
Professor Richard Edwards, Associate Professor James Stanley
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Ethics and social license of antimicrobials developed for animal-only use

Supervisors
Dr Mike King, Associate Professor Lynley Anderson
Level
PhD

Humanities and arts in health

Supervisor
Dr Katherine Hall
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Small beginnings, significant outcomes: A new life-course approach to understanding the impacts of social inequality on human health in ancient China

Supervisors
Associate Professor Sian Halcrow, Dr Melanie Miller, Professor Kate Pechenkina, Associate Professor Dong Yu
Levels
Honours, PhD, Postdoctoral

Research in Pharmacy Practice

Supervisor
Dr Mudassir Anwar
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, PhD

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

Supervisor
Elizabeth Fenton
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Clinical research in concussion recovery

Supervisor
Dr Ewan Kennedy
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Principlism and medical ethics

Supervisors
Associate Professor Giles Newton-Howes, Professor John McMillan, Professor Sharon Lawn
Level
PhD

Transport accessibility and relation to health and social outcomes

Supervisor
Dr Angela Curl
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Socio-spatial equity and shared micromobility

Supervisor
Dr Angela Curl
Levels
Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral

Social and distributional impacts of transport

Supervisor
Dr Angela Curl
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Older adults experiences of the pedestrian environment

Supervisor
Dr Angela Curl
Levels
Master’s, PhD

Transport and ageing

Supervisor
Dr Angela Curl
Levels
Master’s, PhD

The NEEDN’T Food Study

Supervisor
Associate Professor Simon Adamson
Level
PhD

Mental health nursing

Supervisor
Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

Improving functioning in mood disorders – includes psychotherapy, neurocognitive interventions, and family interventions in mood disorders

Supervisors
Professor Richard Porter, Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Katie Douglas, Dr Maree Inder, Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

The experience of and recovery from psychiatric disorders

Supervisors
Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

Psychological consequences of psychiatric disorders

Supervisors
Dr Caroline Bell, Professor Richard Porter
Level
PhD


Investigating the mechanisms underlying anxiety and its treatment

Supervisors
Dr Olivia Harrison, Associate Professor Bruce Russell
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s, PhD

Understanding the intersection between endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Supervisors
Dr Jane Girling, Associate Professor Rebecca Campbell
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Molecular mechanisms of developmental disorders

Supervisor
Associate Professor Louise Bicknell
Level
PhD

Inflammation research

Supervisor
Professor Madhav Bhatia
Level
PhD

Transport and Health: Multiple projects available

Supervisor
Dr Rebecca McLean
Levels
Master’s, PhD



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

Supervisor
Dr Taryn Knox
Levels
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, 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

Investigating the mechanisms underlying exercise as a treatment for anxiety

Supervisors
Dr Olivia Harrison, Professor Jim Cotter, Associate Professor Elaine Hargreaves
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Making it work – understanding and assessing residential rehabilitation in the Salvation Army context

Supervisors
Dr Elliot Bell, Associate Professor Giles Newton-Howes
Level
PhD

Living well with patellofemoral pain

Supervisor
Associate Professor Gisela Sole
Level
PhD

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

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

Mobile apps in healthcare

Supervisor
Associate Professor Rebecca Grainger
Level
PhD

Technology adoption in medical education

Supervisor
Associate Professor Rebecca Grainger
Level
PhD

Medical Education: Translating theory to practice

Supervisors
Associate Professor Diane Kenwright, Associate Professor Rebecca Grainger
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Towards a new penicillin for rheumatic fever prevention

Supervisor
Dr Dianne Sika-Paotonu
Level
Master’s

Implementation of genomic medicine in Aotearoa

Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

The applicability of ctDNA for early cancer detection

Supervisor
Dr Dianne Sika-Paotonu
Level
Master’s

The role of inflammation shaping the response to acute myocardial infarction

Supervisors
Associate Professor Peter Larsen, Dr Ana Holley
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Molecular biomarkers in colorectal cancer

Supervisors
Dr Kirsty Danielson, Associate Professor Elizabeth Dennett
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Intellectual or learning disability

Supervisors
Associate Professor Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Endometrial cancer: projects available in genomic, cell biology, clinical and public health areas

Supervisors
Dr Claire Henry, Professor Alec Ekeroma
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Psychotherapy for mood disorders

Supervisors
Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Jenny Jordan, Dr Maree Inder, Associate Professor Sue Luty, Dr Katie Douglas
Level
PhD

Psychological adaptation to medical illness

Supervisor
Professor Lois Surgenor
Level
PhD

Personality disorders and treatment

Supervisors
Professor Roger Mulder, Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

Māori mental health

Supervisor
Dr Cameron Lacey
Level
PhD

Obesity

Supervisors
Associate Professor Lois Surgenor, Dr Jenny Jordan
Level
PhD

Eating disorders

Supervisors
Associate Professor Lois Surgenor, Dr Jenny Jordan
Level
PhD

Neurocognitive interventions

Supervisors
Professor Richard Porter, Dr Katie Douglas
Level
PhD

Anxiety disorders and treatment

Supervisor
Associate Professor Caroline Bell
Level
PhD

Addiction and co-existing disorders

Supervisors
Associate Professor Simon Adamson, Dr James Foulds, Professor Doug Sellman
Level
PhD

Nursing practice

Supervisors
Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Beverley Burrell, Dr Virginia Jones, Associate Professor Philippa Seaton, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Health professional education

Supervisors
Associate Professor Philippa Seaton, Dr Jenny Conder
Level
PhD

Health services delivery

Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Associate Professor Philippa Seaton, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Health leadership

Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Associate Professor Philippa Seaton
Level
PhD

Mental health

Supervisor
Professor Marie Crowe
Level
PhD

Family-centred care

Supervisors
Dr Virginia Jones, Associate Professor Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Women’s health

Supervisor
Dr Beverley Burrell
Level
PhD

Management of long-term conditions

Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Dr Virginia Jones, Associate Professor Philippa Seaton, Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Parkinson’s and related disorders

Supervisors
Professor Tim Anderson (clinical neurology), Dr Michael MacASkill (movement), Dr Tracy Melzer (brain imaging), Dr Toni Pitcher (PD imaging and epidemiology)
Level
PhD

Public perceptions of genomic medicine

Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

Christchurch Heart Institute clinical research

Supervisors
Professor Mark Richards, Professor Richard Troughton
Level
PhD