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A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.


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Health Sciences, Sciences
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Master's, PhD
Population Health (Christchurch)
Dr Jonathan Williman


PhD candidates are being recruited to join the Department of Population Health, University of Otago, Christchurch.

Dr Jonathan Williman is a biostatictian with expertise in clinical trials. He can provide co‐supervision for candidates wishing to undertake one or more clinical trials as part of their research project. Potential topics may be cross-disciplinary and applicants may enrol with any of the Departments at the University of Otago, Christchurch campus.

Applicants must be eligible for admission to the PhD programme at the University of Otago.

PhD programme entry requirements

Funding notes

Whether you are a domestic or an international student, the University of Otago has a range of Doctoral Scholarships available to you.

If you are a straight A student (GPA of 8 - 'A' grade) or higher, who has completed an Honours or Master's degree with an appropriate research component from a New Zealand university then you are likely to be guaranteed a University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship.

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship

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In the first instance, applicants should contact Dr Jonathan Williman by email to discuss a project. Further information may be sought from suitable candidates that will include:

  • a copy of your CV
  • a copy of your academic transcript
  • a PDF copy of your research thesis

Further information

The Department of Population Health has a number of potential topics and projects on offer, including PhD and Master of Public Health (MPH).

We welcome enquiries and encourage all prospective students to directly contact potential supervisors in their field of interest.


Jonathan Williman

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