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Postgraduate research opportunities at the University of Otago, Wellington

Ngā ara rangahau - tohu paerua

How do smokers become vapers: An analysis of identity transitions

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

Epigenetics of early clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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

Suicide and mental health research opportunities

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

Public perceptions of genomic medicine

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Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

Family health history as a public health tool

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Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

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

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Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Supervisor
Dr Sara Filoche
Level
PhD

Drug and radiation resistance of aggressive cancers

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

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

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

Dual energy X-ray analysis and spectral X-ray CT imaging

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Nanette Schleich
Level
PhD

Neo-adjuvant radiotherapy in surgical cancer

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisors
Dr Elizabeth Dennett, Dr Kirsty Danielson
Level
PhD

Markers of prognosis in colorectal cancer

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisors
Dr Elizabeth Dennett, Dr Kirsty Danielson
Level
PhD

Outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisors
Dr Elizabeth Dennett, Dr Kirsty Danielson
Level
PhD

Management of acute surgical presentations

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisors
Dr Elizabeth Dennett, Dr Kirsty Danielson
Level
PhD

Characterisation of ventricular repolarisation abnormalities in cardiovascular disease

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Level
PhD

Improving risk stratification for sudden cardiac death in patients with left ventricular impairment

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Level
PhD

Genetic risk scores and outcomes following acute myocardial infarction

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Level
PhD

Platelet dysfunction in acute coronary disease

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Level
PhD

Management of acute coronary syndromes

Close date
Friday, 7 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Level
PhD

Kaupapa Māori women’s health

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Tony Dowell
Level
PhD

Avoidable maternal and infant morbidity

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Tony Dowell
Level
PhD

HPV

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Tony Dowell
Level
PhD

Hypertensive disease in pregnancy

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Tony Dowell
Level
PhD

Action research, mixed methods and service evaluation

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Fiona Graham
Level
PhD

Therapist-family relationships in paediatric rehabilitation

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Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Fiona Graham
Level
PhD

Enabling participation for children with disabilities and their families

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Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Fiona Graham
Level
PhD

Neonatal oximetry – long-term follow up

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Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Cerebral blood flow in Cheyne–Stokes respiration / central sleep apnoea

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Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Energy expenditure in obstructive sleep apnoea before and after treatment with CPAP

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Technological advances in sleep monitoring

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Alister Neill, Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Familial relationships in obstructive sleep apnoea

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Alister Neill, Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Monitoring of drowsiness

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Alister Neill, Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Cardiovascular outcomes in sleep apnoea

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Alister Neill, Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Clinical trials of sleep products / devices

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Alister Neill, Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD

Energy balance in obstructive sleep apnoea - effects of treatment

Close date
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Supervisors
Associate Professor Alister Neill, Dr Angela Campbell
Level
PhD


The late cardio-metabolic consequences of preterm birth

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Max Berry
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Cerebral perfusion stability in extremely preterm infants

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Max Berry
Levels
Master’s, Honours

The use of the amplitude integrated EEG

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Infant neurology

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Common infectious diseases

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Exhaled nitric oxide

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Desensitisation

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Food allergies

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Childhood and infant wheeze

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Infant eczema and atopy prevention

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Probiotics

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Dr Thorsten Stanley
Levels
Master’s, Honours

Research literacy: How can we improve the patient understanding of the quality of drug trial research (e.g. medicinal marijuana)

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Relaying complex information in an understandable way – improving genetic literacy

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Epilepsy undergraduate education: what do they need to know and how should it be taught?

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Epilepsy: How can we come out of the shadows in the New Zealand Health system – measuring, resourcing and accountability

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Epilepsy management in New Zealand: The impact of the introduction of paediatric epilepsy guidelines into New Zealand

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Understanding Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Patients (SUDEP) in New Zealand – incidence and preventability

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

EEG activation procedures – what is necessary?

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Honours, Master’s

Sedation for paediatric EEG – what medication sedates without eliminating epileptiform abnormalities?

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Investigating the epidemiology and natural history of Febrile Seizures Plus

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Defining the phenotype of newly identified genetic encephalopathies

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Epileptic encephalopathies; moving towards precision medicine – identifying genetic aetiology and potential therapeutic options

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Clinical genetic family studies: Defining new and refining emerging epilepsy syndromes

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Implementing the results of the DCCT (Diabetes Control and Complications Trial) in routine clinical practice - how can we best achieve this?

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Esko Wiltshire
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Transition from adolescent to adult services… enhancing self-autonomy and factors that make transition successful in diabetes (and other chronic disease?)

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Esko Wiltshire
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours


Investigating endothelial progenitor cells in type 1 diabetes – their association with endothelial function and role in diabetes complications

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Associate Professor Esko Wiltshire
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Heart variability: differences related to ethnicity and disadvantage in a NZ paediatric population

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Dawn Elder
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Exploration of cardioventilatory coupling in children with Prader Willi and Down syndrome

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Dawn Elder
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours

Measurement of heart rate variability and other cardiorespiratory interactions in preterm and term infants

Close date
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Supervisor
Professor Dawn Elder
Levels
PhD, Master’s, Honours