PhD Supervision at the SHORE & Whariki Research Centre  

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The SHORE & Whariki Research Centre hosts postgraduate students. They are an important part of the Centre and the broad social and health-related research undertaken by the staff of the Centre. PhD students should expect to have daily contact with a range of other students and research staff within a multi-disciplinary environment using Te Tiriti o Waitangi as a framework for relationship processes. Students have a chance to be exposed to diverse methodologies and approaches, as well as funders and end users. The Centre's collegial and convivial atmosphere provides a supportive and stimulating research environment for doctoral students.

If you are interested in doctoral studies at the SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, the next step after viewing the website is to call the Centre on +64 9 366 6136 or email Jan Sheeran at

Doctor of Philosophy (College of Health)

Further information regarding the Doctor of Philosophy can be found here.

This includes details regarding entry requirements, as well as planning and structure of the degree. 


Below is a list of our experienced Supervisors and Co-Supervisors that are based at the Centre:  

Fees, scholarships and costs

Please see here for information regarding fees, scholarships etc. The Centre may offer assistance with funding and expenses. For instance:

  • Centre staff can help students to identify and apply for doctoral scholarships.   

  • Doctoral working expenses and conference related costs may be available   on application.     

  • From time to time we offer University or externally funded stipends that may cover fees and other study related expenses. 


The SHORE & Whariki Research Centre is based at Massey University House on Symonds Street, Auckland Central. The office has dedicated space for Doctoral students where they are able to base themselves. There is Library and IT support on site and our offices have the advantage of being close to local government agencies and the CBD.

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