Aviation Doctoral Students

The Massey University Doctor of Philosophy is a research programme usually completed by thesis over three years' full-time study or up to six years' part-time study. Doctoral student research makes a significant contribution to aviation management and aviation studies, as well as other related business fields and the wider aviation community.

See below for more information on students who are undertaking research at doctoral level. 

Lin BoLin Bo

Thesis Title/Research Area

The effects of joining a strategic alliance on efficiency, productivity and profitability: the case of the airline industry.

Tahlia FisherTahlia Fisher

Thesis Title/Research Area

Cleared to Disconnect? An Exploratory Study of the Interaction between Airline Pilots and Maintenance Engineers.

John DuskeJohn Duske

Thesis Title/Research Area

The management of changing knowledge: Forgetting To-Be-Forgotten Information.

Stephen Walmsley

Thesis Title/Research Area

Cognitive biases in weather related decision making: VFR flights in IMC conditions.

Prospective doctoral students should contact:


Senior Lecturer
School of Aviation
Phone: +64 6 356 9099 ext 4767
Email A.P.Gilbey@massey.ac.nz

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