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  Aotearoa New Zealand diet intervention for metabolic health

   Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

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  Dr Troy Merry  No more applications being accepted  Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

***apply now, position closes 31st Match***

The high-value nutrition He Rourou Whai Painga (HRWP) challenge is seeking expressions of interest in a fully  funded PhD position. As part of this project you will be involved in the design and implementation of a long-term multi-centre dietary whānu orientated intervention study that will explore the impact of consuming a high-quality New Zealand food and beverage products on metabolic health. Your project could focus on analysis of dietary intake as it relates to metabolic disease outcomes and risk, or understanding the molecular mechanism through which adopting a of high-quality Aotearoa New Zealand diet impacts food intake regulation and metabolic health. You may also have given the opportunity to work with food and beverage products industry partners. 

The ideal applicant will have a masters or honours degree in physiology, nutrition, dietetics or a highly related field. This position will be based at the University of Auckland, with the potential for internal and external supervisory team.      

To apply and for more information please contact Troy Merry ([Email Address Removed]) or Andrea Braakhuis ([Email Address Removed]). 

**** permanent residents or citizens of New Zealand or Australia ONLY (must currently reside in New Zealand or Australia)****

Biological Sciences (4) Food Sciences (15) Medicine (26)

Funding Notes

This is a fully funded PhD position for students that are permanent residents or citizens of New Zealand or Australia ONLY (or those who have a visa for studying in New Zealand). Must currently reside in New Zealand or Australia