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Summer Studentships


NZSSD is pleased to announce that in collaboration with the New Zealand Diabetes Research Foundation it will support studentships for $6000 (incl. GST) for the 2023/2024 summer.

Projects must be diabetes related and appropriate supervision needs to be provided by the host institution.

The supervisor must have been a member of NZSSD since at least 01 January 2022 and employed by a university, public hospital or other institution in New Zealand.

Supervisors are expected to find their own student if awarded the studentship. As such, supervisors should consider this before applying.

Summer Studentship 2023/24

Award value: $6,000 Max.

Applications open: 18 Aug 2023

Applications close: 15 Sep 2023

NZSSD is pleased to announce that in collaboration with  Diabetes New Zealand Research Foundation  six studentships have been awarded of up to  $6000 (incl. GST) for the 2023/2024 summer. 

These are:

University of Otago

Asessment of dietary intake in individuals at risk of cardiometabolic disease and their whanau in response to an intervention using a Mediterranean dietary pattern and behaviour change support.

Te Whatu Ora - Te Toka Tumai Auckland

Incidence, prevalence, and management of youth with Type 2 Diabetes, attending the Starship clinics, Auckland NZ

University of Otago

Relationship between carbohydrate counting and carbohydrate announcement to glycaemic control and BMI in young people using advanced hybrid closed loop insulin delivery.

The University of Waikato

Evaluating the role of an extended primary care team to support improved outcomes for Maori living with type 2 diabetes in the Hauraki region.

University of Otago

Role of miRNA-1 in Diabetes

University of Auckland

Diabetes, cardiovascular disease and risk in Peoples of Fiji.  Systematic review and meta-analysis

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