Centre for Brain Research


CBR postgraduate student opportunities

The CBR brings together researchers from across the University, working with many different Departments, Schools and Faculties. Postgraduate student projects are the lifeblood of the Centre for Brain Research.

Students

Potential post-doctoral applicants

  • Department of Sport and Exercise Science, Faculty of Science - This Research Fellow position is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who has completed a PhD or equivalent postgraduate research degree within the last 6 years and who has already shown the potential to be an independent research leader of the highest international calibre. The role has two key components – contributing to a Health Research Council funded project and development of the Movement Neuroscience Laboratory’s capabilities in the use of TMS and EEG.The position is for 3 years and commences after 1 October 2013.
  • This is a full time,  3-year fixed term appointment. Applications close: Sunday, 26 October 2014. For more information, go to the University of Auckland's careers page.

CBR Masters project topics


You can find more information on the projects available on the FMHS postgraduate projects page

Title School Department Supervisor
Time to CT and appropriateness of CT scanning among people presenting to the ED setting with an acute traumatic brain injury (TBI)  School of Population Health Epidemiology & Biostatistics Dr Bridget Kool

CBR PhD project topics


You can find more information on the projects available on the FMHS postgraduate projects page.

Title School Department Supervisor
Developing better ligands for cannabinoid CB1 receptors School of Medical Sciences Pharmacology & Cinical Pharmacology Associate Professor Michelle Glass
Excitatory glutamate receptor localisation in the human basal ganglia. School of Medical Sciences Anatomy with Radiology Dr Henry Waldvogel
Receptor and cell changes in a Transgenic Sheep Model of Huntington’s Disease School of Medical Sciences Anatomy with Radiology Dr Henry Waldvogel