A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.
- Academic background
- Sciences, Health Sciences
- Host campus
- Medicine (Christchurch)
- Professor Richard Jones, Dr Reza Shoorangiz
PhD candidates are being recruited to join the NZBRI's Neurotech Research Team.
The Christchurch Neurotechnology Research Programme – NeuroTech™ – is primarily based in the New Zealand Brain Research Institute and is a joint venture between:
- New Zealand Brain Research Institute
- University of Canterbury (Electrical & Computer Engineering and Psychology, Speech and Hearing)
- University of Otago, Christchurch (Medicine)
- Canterbury District Health Board (Medical Physics & Bioengineering and Sleep Unit)
- Auckland University of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)
We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated students to do their PhD. Potential topics include:
- i. The phenomena of microsleeps and lapses in sustained attention
- ii. Detection and prediction of microsleeps and attention lapses from electrophysiological signals
Applicants must be eligible for admission to the PhD programme at the University of Otago.
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.
In the first instance, applicants should contact Professor Richard Jones 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
The Department of Medicine has a number of potential topics and projects on offer for a range of postgraduate qualifications, including PhD and Master’s degrees.
We welcome enquiries and encourage all prospective students to directly contact potential supervisors in their field of interest.