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Childhood cancer: Risk factors and effects on families

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Academic background
Health Sciences
Host campus
Dunedin
Qualifications
Master’s, PhD, Postdoctoral
Department
Preventive and Social Medicine (DSM)
Supervisor
Associate Professor John Dockerty

Overview

This is an opportunity to look into the following research questions:

  • What are the causes of leukaemia and other cancers in childhood;
  • How does having a child with cancer affect families?

This may involve working with national and international data.

Other cancer-related projects may also be available: please ask if you are interested!

Contact

Associate Professor John Dockerty
Email   john.dockerty@otago.ac.nz