Meet our doctoral candidates

Meet doctoral candidates from across the University and find out what it is like to undertake graduate research at our world-leading institution.

2019 Three Minute Thesis champion Yi-Han Wu is an Auckland Bioengineering Institute PhD candidate researching traumatic brain injury.

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Nona sitting no the steps of his marae.

Nona's PhD focuses on more efficient collaboration between Māori communities and non-Māori parties to utilise and develop geothermal resources.

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Daniel Lovatt stands smiling against a grey wall.

Doctor of Education graduate Maia works as a lecturer in Te Puna Wānanga The School of Māori and Indigenous Education.

Meet Maia
Mina headshot.

Mina is an international doctoral candidate researching how very young children demonstrate agency and competency in decision-making.

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Liza Bolton is a Science PhD candidate researching mortality inequality in New Zealand.

Liza's story