Our postgraduate students

Meet some of our postgraduate students and hear what they say about studying at a comprehensive, internationally recognised health sciences faculty.

40 under 40: Graeme completed his PhD in molecular medicine and now works in Corporate Development for Audentes Therapeutics.

Graeme's story

40 under 40: Doctoral graduate Avinash is the inaugural Global Cancer Disparities Fellow and is working clinically as a surgeon in oncology.

Avinash's story

Jamie-Lee's PhD research in surgery looks at Māori experiences of healthcare and inequality using a people-centred approach to data.

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PhD candidate Ernest Cheah enjoys the independence of self-conducted research while still having support and supervision from the School of Pharmacy.

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Carrie Bryer's (Ngā Puhi) Master of Public Health thesis examines current perspectives and practices of the Whakapiki Ake Project.

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Optometry PhD student Wilson Pan received a fellowship to present his research at Stony Brook University.

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After nearly 25 years as a health journalist, Rajesh Kumar retrained as a public health researcher.

Follow Rejash's journey

Judith's BBiomedSci(Hons) investigated using material from a fish eye lens to make a film for growing cornea-repairing cells.

Judith's graduation story

Jo Hikaka is pursuing her PhD in pharmacy with the goal of improving medicines use for older Māori adults their access to clinical pharmacist services.

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Murphy's desire to affect change is what led her to choose the Master of Health Leadership.

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Lydia Lee works with a diverse lab group as part of her Masters in Biomedical Science.

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The Master of Nursing helps nurse educator Fai’ana Moala Tu’ipulotu Armitage keep up to date with evidence-based practice.

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With the support of her supervisors and University services, orthopist and mother Jay South is able to study her PhD in Optometry.

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Manusiu he-Naua Esther Latu chose to study Pacific Primary Health Care to address health inequities for Pacific people in New Zealand.

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Aung Mon Myat came to Auckland from Mynamar to study a Master of Health Leadership in a supportive learning environment and a beautiful city.

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