Go back

Pacific fellowship for three-year study of Niuean community health

Image: Dyt10 [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


One of first studies to look at cultural concepts of happiness for Niueans

 A University of Waikato research project that will study the mental health and wellbeing of Niuean people living in New Zealand has received a $359,179 government health grant for Pacific career development.

Jessica Pasisi, a PhD student at the university, has been awarded a Pacific health research fellowship by the NZ Health Research Council for a three-year study of Niuean health. It will be one of the first significant research projects to look at health and culture for NZ migrants from the small Pacific Island nation

This article is only available to Research Professional News subscribers. If you are a subscriber you can read the article in full on researchprofessional.com

Pivot-RP users can log in and view the article via this link.