Social Networking Interactions and Suicide for Youth from Ethnic Minority Backgrounds

Project code:  MHS056

Department

Pacific Health

Location

Auckland

To undertake a literature review of evidence within the last five years around safe reporting, help seeking behaviour and social networking interaction for ethnic minority youth.

Objectives

  1. To explore issues around online reporting and help seeking behaviours both Internationally and locally
  2. To examine the literature around ethnic minorities, cultural beliefs and social networking

Skills

  • Refining search engine and database searches
  • Report writing
  • Development of a peer reviewed article/commentary
  • Development of a research proposal

A systematic review of Pacific people and respiratory diseases.

Project code:  MHS103

Department

Pacific Health

Location

Auckland

Supervisor

Dr Vili Nosa

  • To identify the Pacific health issues for respiratory diseases in the Pacific region.
  • To identify the Pacific health issues for respiratory diseases in New Zealand.
  • To explore if there are any respiratory diseases for different ethnic groups amongst Pacific populations.

Skills

  • Developing a research proposal.
  • Searching data bases and research articles.
  • Analysing relevant literature.
  • Report writing.
  • Developing a peer reviewed article for publication.