Projects

Below you’ll find a list of projects our team members are involved in.

Tapinga ‘a Maama: Pacific life and death in advanced age. PI Ofa Dewes, AIs: Merryn Gott, Tess Moeke-Maxwell, Lisa Williams, Janine Wiles, Mervina Cash-Kaeo, Malia Hamani. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) National Science Challenge Ageing Well.

Phase 2 End of Life with Dementia Evaluation Research ELDER. PI, Michal Boyd, AIs: Merryn Gott, Jackie Robinson, Julia Slark, Rosemary Frey, Susan Foster, Deborah Balmer, Tess Moeke-Maxwell, Heather McLeod. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) National Science Challenge- Ageing Well.

Social connection, isolation and loneliness among Maori, Pacific, NZ European and Asian older people. PI: Merryn Gott, AIs: Louise Rees, Judith Davey, Tess Moeke-Maxwell, Janine Wiles, Richard Edlin, Robyn Dixon, Ofa Dewes, Hong-Jae Park, Lisa Williams, Juliana Mansvelt, Tessa Morgan, Hamish Jamieson, Clare Gardiner. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) National Science Challenge Ageing Well. In partnership with Age Concern New Zealand.

Dementia Pathways, PI, Michal Boyd, AIs: Merryn Gott, Jackie Robinson, Ngaire Kerse (School of Population Health) and Martin Connolly (School of Medicine)
Perpetual Guardian Trust.

Pae Herenga whanau caregiving pilot project. PI: Tess Moeke-Maxwell (Ngai Tai), AIs: Te Arai Kaumatua Advisory Roopu, Merryn Gott. Health Research Council of New Zealand, Nga Kanohi Kitea grant

A survey to pilot VOICEs-NZ. PI: Merryn Gott, AIs: Andrew Old, Jackie Robinson, Rosemary Frey, Tess Moeke-Maxwell. Academic Health Alliance.

Take care of yourself. Creating resources for whanau and family caring for relatives with a life-limiting illness. PI: Lisa Williams, AIs: Ofa Dewes, Stella Black, Tess Moeke-Maxwell, Ros Capper, Michal Boyd, Rosemary Frey, Merryn Gott. School of Nursing

Te Pakeketanga: living and dying in advanced old age. PI: Merryn Gott, AIs: Tess Moeke-Maxwell, Stella Black, Lisa Williams, Gabriella Trussardi, Janine Wiles, Ngaire Kerse, Anna Rolleston. Health Research Council of New Zealand

Exploring key factors in potentially avoidable admissions from aged residential care: Phase 2. PI: Rosemary Frey, AIs: Merryn Gott, Michal Boyd, Jackie Robinson, Sue Foster.  The University of Auckland

Potentially inappropriate interventions and admissions at end of life. PI: Merryn Gott. Health Research Council of New Zealand, in partnership with Auckland District Health Board.