Meet our doctoral candidates

Emma's career in industry prepared her well for a PhD in Chemicals and Materials Engineering.

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Ghazaleh's close-up.

Iranian-Kiwi Ghazaleh's experiences of being an immigrant child in 80s New Zealand have shaped her PhD by creative practice in Media, Film and Television.

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Tayaza Fadason is studying for a PhD in Biomedical Sciences as part of the High Value Nutrition project.

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Hui Yu is a Chinese Scholarship Council awardee pursuing a PhD in History.

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Liza is researching mortality inequality predictors in NZ ethnic groups for her PhD in Statistics.

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Luan Pham is pursuing a PhD in Applied Linguistics thanks to a University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship.

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Teuila Hughes is researching Samoan dance practices as part of her PhD in Dance.

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Kieran Brennan sitting on a bench, smiling.

Kieran Brennan is researching needle-free injection as part of his PhD in Bioengineering

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Daniel Lovatt left a career in engineering to pursue his passion through a PhD in Education.

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Jamie-Lee is a recipient of a HRC Māori PhD Scholarship and is working towards a PhD in Surgery.

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Renoh smiling to camera.

Read about some of our international PhD candidates from India, China, Colombia and Mexico.

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