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Postgraduate research opportunities

Applying human drug discovery approaches to kauri die back disease

Close date
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Supervisor
Professor Michelle Glass
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Molecular determinants of brain metastasis in breast cancer

Close date
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Supervisors
Dr Heather Cunliffe, Dr Sarah Diermeier
Level
Honours

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

Targeting energy metabolism in melanoma

Close date
Friday, 29 November 2019
Supervisors
Dr Euan Rodger, Professor Michael Eccles, Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Levels
Honours, Master’s, PhD

Childhood cancer: Risk factors and effects on families

Close date
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Supervisor
Associate Professor John Dockerty
Levels
Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral

Biofabrication of hybrid scaffolds for skeletal regenerative medicine

Close date
Saturday, 15 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Tim Woodfield, Dr Khoon Lim
Level
PhD

Biofabrication of 3D constructs for musculoskeletal regeneration

Close date
Saturday, 15 December 2018
Level
Postdoctoral

Self-regulation among older drivers

Close date
Sunday, 1 December 2019
Supervisors
Dr Rebecca Brookland, Professor Jennie Connor
Level
Master’s

Driving and transport practices among older Māori

Close date
Sunday, 1 December 2019
Supervisors
Dr Rebecca Brookland, Associate Professor Sue Crengle
Level
Master’s

The effects of oxidative stress on epigenetics in cancer

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Andrew Das, Professor Margreet Vissers, Professor Mark Hampton
Level
Honours

Identifying genetic causes of altered growth in NZ children

Close date
Thursday, 10 October 2019
Supervisor
Dr Louise Bicknell
Levels
Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Master’s

How do smokers become vapers: An analysis of identity transitions

Close date
Friday, 5 April 2019
Supervisor
Professor Janet Hoek
Level
PhD

Hydrogen sulfide in inflammation

Close date
Friday, 20 December 2019
Supervisor
Professor Madhav Bhatia
Levels
PhD, Honours

Identification and characterisation of protein-protein interactions in cell migration

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

The health and economic burden of musculoskeletal disorders

Close date
Tuesday, 6 August 2019
Supervisors
Professor Haxby Abbott, Professor Paul Hansen, Dr Ross Wilson
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Professor Madhav Bhatia, Professor Steve Chambers, Dr Sandy Slow, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
Honours

Epigenetics of early clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Close date
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Supervisors
Dr Ayesha Verrall, Dr Michelle Thunders
Level
PhD

Several projects in Public Health Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology are available

Close date
Tuesday, 2 July 2019
Supervisor
Dr Rachael McLean
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Characterising the relationship between Legionella longbeachae and their amoebal hosts: implications for Legionnaires’ disease prevention

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Sandy Slow, Professor Steve Chambers, Professor David Murdoch
Level
Honours

The Epigenetic Effects of Oxidative Stress

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Aaron Stevens, Professor Mark Hampton, Professor Martin Kennedy
Level
Honours

Regulation of cell migration in cancer

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

Is there a relationship between nutrition, microbiome and antenatal depression?

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Aaron Stevens, Professor Martin Kennedy
Level
Honours

Clinically focused spectral x-ray projects include research into cardiovascular disease, cancer, bone health and nano-particle drug delivery

Close date
Saturday, 15 June 2019
Supervisors
Professor Anthony Butler, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
PhD

A focus on identifying micro-organisms in situ with antibody directed contrast targeting

Close date
Friday, 14 June 2019
Supervisors
Professor Anthony Butler, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
PhD

Development of invasive aspergillosis mouse model for spectral CT imaging

Close date
Friday, 14 June 2019
Supervisors
Professor Anthony Butler, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
PhD

Unravelling DNA damage in 3D Bioprinted Living Tissues

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Khoon Lim, Professor Martin Kennedy, Associate Professor Tim Woodfield
Level
Honours

Suicide and mental health research opportunities

Close date
Friday, 14 June 2019
Supervisors
Professor Sunny Collings, Dr Gabrielle Jenkin
Level
PhD

Analysis of the pharmacogene CYP2D6 using nanopore DNA sequencing system

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Professor Martin Kennedy, Dr Simone Cree, Dr Simran Maggo
Level
Honours

Antibiotic failure in tuberculosis due to interactions with myeloperoxidase, an enzyme released by immune cells

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Louisa Ashby, Dr Heather Parker, Dr Nina Dickerhof
Level
Honours

Search for novel biomarkers for sepsis in the cat

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisors
Professor Madhav Bhatia, Dr Preet Singh, Dr Stefan Smith
Level
Honours

Gene-modification of breast cancer cells for cancer imaging

Close date
Friday, 22 February 2019
Supervisor
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs
Level
Honours

Public perceptions of genomic medicine

Close date
Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

Family health history as a public health tool

Close date
Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

Informed choice in prenatal screening: How (well) do we do it?

Close date
Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

Drug and radiation resistance of aggressive cancers

Close date
Saturday, 27 April 2019
Supervisor
Associate Professor Patries Herst
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Cancer genomics and inherited risk

Close date
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Supervisor
Dr Logan Walker
Level
PhD

Does bench-marking outcomes deliver better outcomes for patients?

Close date
Saturday, 20 April 2019
Supervisor
Associate Professor William Taylor
Level
PhD

Self-efficacy for long-term pelvic floor muscle training for pelvic floor disorders in women

Close date
Friday, 19 April 2019
Supervisor
Associate Professor Jean Hay-Smith
Level
PhD

Single cell epigenomics to investigate circulating tumour cells

Close date
Friday, 19 April 2019
Supervisor
Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

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

Close date
Friday, 19 April 2019
Supervisor
Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Levels
PhD, Master’s

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

Close date
Saturday, 13 April 2019
Supervisor
Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Multiple projects are available to extend our understanding of Māori health and health inequities

Close date
Tuesday, 31 December 2019
Supervisor
Dr Emma Wyeth
Levels
PhD, Master’s

Genomics of disease and drug responses

Close date
Friday, 21 February 2020
Supervisors
Professor Martin Kennedy, Dr Simone Cree, Dr Simran Maggo, Associate Professor John Pearson
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Managing diabetes in a Flash: Exploring a novel glucose monitoring system among adolescents with poorly-controlled type 1 diabetes

Close date
Saturday, 16 February 2019
Supervisor
Dr Ben Wheeler
Levels
PhD, Master’s

The role of sleep in health and wellbeing in children and adolescents

Close date
Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Supervisors
Professor Rachael Taylor, Associate Professor Barbara Galland
Level
PhD

Mental health: Psychosocial interventions in an inpatient setting

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Dr Philippa Seaton, Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Family-centred care: Families with children with intellectual or physical disability

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Virginia Jones, Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Emergency medicine and acute care nursing practice: High acuity nursing

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Health leadership: Socio-political aspects of nursing

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Dr Philippa Seaton, Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Family-centred care: Supportive care

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Virginia Jones, Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Mental health: Translating research into practice

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Professor Marie Crowe
Level
PhD

Health service leadership and management

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Dr Philippa Seaton, Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Emergency medicine and acture care nursing practice: Hospital–community interface

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Mental health: Interventions for mood disorders

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Professor Marie Crowe
Level
PhD

Family-centred care: Chronic respiratory disease

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Virginia Jones, Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Mental Health: Psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Professor Marie Crowe
Level
PhD

Natural disasters impact on health and nursing practice

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Implementation of family-centred care within health care settings

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Virginia Jones, Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Health leadership: Risk management

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Dr Philippa Seaton, Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Mental health: Improving clinical outcomes

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Professor Marie Crowe
Level
PhD

Family-centred care within paediatrics

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Virginia Jones, Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, Dr Jenny Conder, Dr Henrietta Trip
Level
PhD

Health leadership: Quality systems and management

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisors
Dr Beverley Burrell, Dr Philippa Seaton, Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

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

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

Emergency department nursing

Close date
Friday, 8 February 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sandra Richardson
Level
PhD

Investigating the role of cohesin mutation in myeloid malignancies

Close date
Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Julia Horsfield, Dr Jisha Antony
Levels
Honours, Master’s

Tracking tumour response using MARS imaging

Close date
Friday, 21 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Dr Aamir Raja
Level
PhD

Cancer genomics and inherited risk

Close date
Monday, 31 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Logan Walker
Levels
Honours, PhD