EpiCentre Students

Postgraduate Supervision - PhD


Chris Compton

Chris Compton

Project name: Productive lifetime and causes of dairy cow wastage
Country of origin: New Zealand
Funding agency: New Zealand dairy farmers through DairyNZ Incorporated and the New Zealand Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)



Alicia Coupe

Project name: Toxoplasma gondii in the marine environment
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Funding agency: School of Veterinary Science Doctoral Scholarship + DOC Funding


Milan Gautam

Project name: Epidemiology, economics and control of ovine Johne’ s disease in New Zealand
Country of origin: Nepal
Funding agency: New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship 


Arata Hidano

Project name: Development a cost-effective approach to the elimination of bovine tuberculosis among livestock in New Zealand.
Country of origin: Japan
Funding agency: JASSO (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan) .


Jun Hee Han

Project name: Establishment of eradication scheme of Bovine Viral Diarrheoa in New Zealand
Country of origin: Republic of Korea 
Funding agency: Massey Doctoral Scholarship


Katja Isaksen

Project name: What makes a working farm dog excellent?
Country of origin: Norway
Funding agency: Massey University 



Nellie Marquetoux

Project name: Transmission Dynamics of Paratuberculosis in Mixed Spedies Farms in NZ and Evaluation of Economical Effects.
Country of origin: France
Funding agency: Massey University 



Kandarp Patel

Project name: Epidemiological evaluation of infectious causes of abortion in farmed red deer in New Zealand.
Country of origin: India
Funding agency: Massey University Doctoral Scholarship


Sabrina Greening


Project name: Epidemiology and evolution of pathogens in livestock networks.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Funding agency: .The New Zealand Biological Heritage National Science Challenge.


Mary van Andel

Mary van Andel

Project name: Novel applications of new animal demographic and animal movement data sources for enhancing investigation and management of exotic disease outbreaks.
Country of origin: South Africa
Funding agency: Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand and CEBRA (Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis)


Aaron Yang

Project name: Veterinary Studies of Bovine Digital Dermatitis in Pasture-based Dairy System in New Zealand.
Country of origin: People’s Republic of China.
Funding agency: MPI, DairyNZ. 


Yuni Yupianai

Yuni Yupiana

Project name: A Study of Leptospirosis Vaccination in Dairy Cattle.
Country of origin: Indonesia.
Funding agency: Sustainable farming fund, Agmardt, NZVA, Massey University, Wairarapa Veterinary Club, NZAID, ZOETIS, MSD and Virbac .

Postgraduate Supervision - MVS

EpiCentre Personal


Project name: Canine mastitis in breeding dogs.
Country of origin: Malaysia.
Funding agency: Working Dog Centre (Massey University).


Tapendra Bohara

Tapendra Prasad Bohara

Country of origin: Nepal. 
Funding agency: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), New Zealand.


Samwell Mngumi

Samwell MNgumi

Project name: Evaluation of the field efficacy of Endogard™ and Drontal™ for the control of internal parasites in farm working dogs.
Country of origin: Tanzania.
Funding agency: New Zealand Development Scholarship Aid Programme.


Anna Palmer


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Ammie Sagarasaeranee


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Shekhar Pokhrel

Shekhar Pokhrel

Project name:  Veterinary Public Health.
Country of origin: Nepal.


Rupesh Shrestha

Rupesh Shrestha

Project name:  Epidemiological study of zoonotic risk for human leptospirosis in Nepal.
Country of origin: Nepal.

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