Co-Search people lists members of our research collaboration who are guiding an effective and fair COVID-19 pandemic response in Aotearoa New Zesaland.
Michael is a leading infectious diseases and pandemic expert. He is the Director of Co-Search and leads the epidemiology arm of the programme.
Amanda is a public health epidemiologist and is the lead researcher on Co-Search, with a particular focus on impacts and inequities of the pandemic and the response.
Nick is a medical doctor who subsequently specialised as a public health physician and then moved into university-based research. Nick is actively involved in advising on the Covid-19 response.
Virginia is a public health researcher and is the programme manager for Co-Search.
Fiona is the Research Programme Administrator for Co-Search.
Andy is an epidemiologist who is undertaking an epidemiology-focused description of the pandemic response.
Abbey is a medical student researcher who is investigating the lived experience of the pandemic and lockdown.
Tim is a public health researcher who will investigate opportunities arising from a well-designed recovery.
Kimberley is a medical student researcher who is investigating the lived experience of the pandemic and lockdown.
Susanna is an academic psychiatrist who is investigating impacts of the pandemic and its response on mental health and well-being.
Namratha is a medical student researcher who is investigating the lived experience of the pandemic and lockdown.
Lesley is a public health risk communication expert. She is leading an HRC project that focuses on physical distancing.
Luke is a videographer / photographer who is provide a visual description of the COVID-19 pandemic and response.
Viliami is a Pacific Health expert who is leading research on pandemic management in the Pacific region.
Louise is a public health expert who is leading the lived experience stream and supporting the Co-Search’s student researchers.
Jeannine is a public health researcher who is evaluating a recent major Marae-based pandemic response.
James is a public health biostatistician who is supporting the analyses of COVID-19 survey data.
Jennifer is a public health researcher with an interest in current and historical pandemics.
Lucy is a public health researcher; her focus is on pandemic management at the borders and in the Pacific region.
Carmen is a nurse researcher who is evaluating a recent major Marae-based pandemic response.
Jane is a data analyst who is supporting the Co-Search quantitative analyses.
Mat is leading a project that takes a systems approach to understanding the pandemic response.
Sudesh is investigating the pandemic response using a systems approach.
Julia is a disaster management expert who is investigating the pandemic response.
David is leading research to assess key aspects of the pandemic response in NZ, drawing on public health, social science, emergency response management and leadership, governance and policy research.
John is a public lawyer specialising in disaster law who is investigating the pandemic response.
Cheryl is leading research on Māori-led pandemic responses with a particular focus on evaluating a recent major Marae-based pandemic response.
Emily is working with Shaun and Dion on the network modelling and analysis.
Shaun is Director of Te Pūnaha Matatini and is leading network modelling work to simulate the effects of interventions and big data to visualise the effects of the pandemic.
Fraser is working with Shaun and Dion on the network modelling and analysis.
Dion is a principal investigator at Te Pūnaha Matatini who is using a network model to investigate the pandemic response and simulate the effects of different interventions.