Our researchers contribute to the education of students, other staff, the community and the health and social practice industry through research into a range of subjects. Research outputs include written papers and publications, programme plans and conference presentations.
Dr Angela Beaton recently collaborated with researchers around New Zealand on a project exploring Māori engagement in genomic research and biobanking.
Funded by the Health Research Council and led by University of Waikato associate professor Maui Hudson, the project team consulted with iwi groups and scientists, with support from an international indigenous advisory group, to develop culturally-informed guidelines for researchers working with Māori.
Wintec academic staff member Jenny Song is working towards establishing training programmes for international nurses, including guest speakers, lectures and clinic visits.
Two delegations of Chinese nurses participated in workshops earlier this year, with another three groups arriving for a programme in November focusing on community healthcare. These groups include nursing managers, specialists and directors of nursing with a variety of specialties, selected by the Chinese government.