School of Population Health


Emerging Pacific researchers scholarships

The Pacific Health Section is administering the Emerging Researcher scholarships on behalf of the Ministry of Health (MoH) Pacific Innovations team. This project aims to:

  • encourage young Pacific researchers into Pacific health research 
  • establish career pathways for Pacific health researchers
  • develop Pacific researchers with specialist expertise in priority areas for Pacific health
  • increase quality research, evaluation and information that is relevant to Pacific health and other Pacific Provider Development Fund initiatives.

Four postgraduate students undertaking research which supported MoH targets were awarded scholarships in 2009 and received mentoring from the Pacific Manager - Emerging Researchers.

Contract term: 12 months (January 2009-January 2010)

Project funding: Ministry of Health - Pacific Provider Development Fund

Project Manager: Analosa Ulugia-Veukiso (Sep 2009- Feb 2010), Catherine Poutasi (Apr- Aug 2009)

Project team: Analosa Ulugia-Veukiso, Dr Teuila Percival, Shireen Nanayakkara-McDonald, Catherine Poutasii

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