9th March, 2017
Anatomy and Physiology at Otago now in the World University Rankings!
Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Otago have ranked 24th in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings.
8th March, 2017
Key finding promises early detection of cardiovascular disease in diabetics
While in India to deliver the keynote address at JIPMER’s Karaikal's campus last week, Assoc Prof Rajesh Katare was interviewed by one of India’s leading newspapers, The Hindu.
3rd March, 2017
Physiology researcher awarded Lottery Health Research Project Grant
Congratulations to Associate Professor Rajesh Katare who was awarded a research project grant of $88,246 over two years.
23rd February, 2017
Cycling event raises funds for heart research
The Department of Physiology has once again raised significant funds for a charity to its heart.
20th December, 2016
Physiology staff recognised in School of Biomedical Sciences Awards 2016
Three staff from the Department of Physiology received awards at the ceremony on 14th December.
27th March, 2017
Luke Worthington (Department of Physiology, Final MSc presentation)
An MSc in Physiology is an exciting and rewarding experience. In the Department of Physiology, the usual route is a PGDipSci (instead of 1st year MSc) followed by 2nd year MSc where you are engaged in full-time research for 12 months (or part-time research for 24 months).
Once your 400-level marks are known, all prospective Masters thesis students must submit the following documentation to the Departmental Administrator for vetting by the Head of Department and the departmental Research Committee:
Applications will be assessed by the Departmental Research Committee. A decision on acceptability for admission will be made as soon as possible. If admission is granted, apply formally using the University of Otago application form.
For details on Masters Thesis Scholarship Funding, please download our Graduate Handbook 2016.
Click here for our Postgraduate Handbook for Prospective Thesis students for details on how to apply.
A summer research project is an excellent way to get a taste for what scientific research is like. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in carrying on with science beyond undergraduate level.