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Research project opportunities


If you're considering postgraduate study in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, one of the first things to consider is the type of research you're interested in doing. All our courses at 400-level and above include a significant research component, particularly the PhD (which is research-only).

What will you study?

Do you know which areas you're most interested in? Which of our researchers is doing the work that's most closely aligned with your areas of interest?

Visit the Research page to see our broad research areas, and view the lab pages to get an idea of the sort of research that's currently happening. We'll also list specific research opportunities here as they become available.

Which lab will you study with?

The following researchers are currently looking to take on new postgraduate students:

Professor Greg Cook

Associate Professor Peter Fineran

Dr Stephen Fleming

Dr Matloob Husain

Associate Professor Keith Ireton

Dr Roslyn Kemp

Dr Joanna Kirman

Dr Michelle McConnell

Associate Professor Alexander McLellan

Professor Andrew Mercer

Dr Sergio Morales

Dr Xochitl Morgan

Professor Clive Ronson

Dr Robin Simmonds

Professor Gerald Tannock

Dr James Ussher

Dr Lyn Wise

Professor Vernon Ward