Research Studentships

1. Title: An ultrasound investigation of the muscle characteristics of abductor hallucis in different stages of hallux valgus
Student (funding):  Sarah Stewart (AUT University)
Supervisors: Keith Rome, Richard Ellis

2. Title: Evaluation of the Achilles tendon in gout using ultrasound and three-dimensional gait analysis.
Student (funding): Matt Carroll (AUT University)
Supervisors: Keith Rome, Nicola Dalbeth, Mark Boocock

3. Title: An evaluation of a three-dimensional foot model for studying children with flatfeet.
Student (funding): Angela McKenzie (AUT University)
Supervisors: Keith Rome, Mark Boocock

4. Title: Foot and ankle characteristics associated with falls and falls risk in people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Student (funding): Arthritis NZ
Supervisors: Angela Brenton-Rule, Keith Rome, Nicola Dalbeth, Hylton Menz, Sandra Bassett

5. Title: The clinical and cost effectiveness of foot orthoses in the management of established rheumatoid arthritis
Student (funding): Heidi Clark (University of Teesside, Arthritis Research Campaign)
Supervisors: John Dixon, Michael Plant, Keith Rome

6. Title: A comparison between Maori and non-Maori with diabetes of the anatomical and biomechanical parameters of the foot.
Student (funding): Belinda Ihaka (Podiatry NZ)
Supervisors: Keith Rome, Wayne Hing

7. Title:
foot and ankle characteristics of patients with systemic sclerosis.
Student (funding): Martin Kane, Nicola Dalbeth (Podiatry NZ)
Supervisors: Keith Rome, Wayne Hing