Graduate Research Topics

Masters thesis topics

  • Telemedicine in the South Pacific
  • Analysis of decision making in induction of labour using artificial scenarios
  • Developing security policy for electronic health records
  • Fine needle aspiration cytology: Reporting via telecytology
  • Dental IT in New Zealand
  • E-nutrition - computer based screening tool
  • The provision of new methods for the electronic distribution of patient results
  • The evolution of best practice guidelines for documentation
  • Acute oral and maxillofacial services in New Zealand
  • Security of Health Information in New Zealand
  • Evaluation study of students in a web-based Intensive Care Course
  • To identify clinical leaders' views in the area of decision support/tools/guidelines
  • Repeat pathology laboratory testing - a significant problem
  • Consumer views in electronic health records and issues with respect to security
  • HISA, or reducing clinical errors
  • Health information systems utilisation in Tongan Ministry of Health
  • Health informatics in medical technology laboratories
  • A descriptive and spatial analysis of the distribution of practicing general dentists and specialists in New Zealand.
  • Using CAL and on-line technologies for teaching obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Health information systems for medical technologists
  • Training radiologists for pregnancy ultra sound using CAL

PhD thesis topics

  • Scoring systems for intensive care unit use in New Zealand
  • A java spatio-temporal information system for rural health: South Island New Zealand
  • Automated Internet and mapping systems for on line collection, management, analysis and presentation of epidemiological data (including: water borne diseases)
  • Convergence of communications: consumer empowerment in an E-health scenario.
  • Designing clinical decision support/tools/guidelines
  • To examine different mediums (PC, PDA, Cell phone) and already existing software for weight loss and obesity control.
  • E-governance, E-heath framework: a Pacific peoples approach
  • Evaluation of benefits of self-management of juvenile diabetes mellitus in paediatric patients
  • Maximising advanced medical imaging; translating DICOM to 4D precision modelling
  • Using H.I. techniques to capture and store endoscopic information that might be compatible with e-learning methodologies
  • Critical analysis of WHO research reporting systems
  • Health informatics: A socio-technical perspective