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Occupational Therapy research submissions

Our Master of Occupational Therapy students develop advanced skills through independent research that is both practice both focused and relevant. Online learning options enable them to study from home while in work, and are tailored to meet their individual needs while contributing to the profession’s research base and focusing on occupation as the domain of concern. 

Enhancing practice through enquiry

I k¯a whet¯u, ka whakatere te waka

Master of Occupational Therapy theses

Understanding the implementation of individual placement and support evidence-based practices from Māori perspectives 

Priest, Becki 2020-02-21

Valuing support workers

Holland, Michelle


The current perception of the Occupational Therapy profession in New Zealand

Armitage, Nadja


The perspectives of NASC service coordinators on the use of self-assessment

Esteves, Mark


Engaging with poverty: A New Zealand occupational therapy perspective

Cathcart, Heidi


You have to get into their world: Exploring parents' experiences of missed therapy appointments

Underwood, Marcia


Should I stay or should I go? Factors influencing retention of occupational therapists working in mental health services in New Zealand

Webster,  Jayne S.


Self-regulation, scooters and low vision: The practice of self-regulation by older adults with low vision when they use a mobility scooter

McMullan, Keri


Social Media and Mental Health: A Narrative Literature Review

Laban, Deidre


Just Another Approach: New Zealand Occupational Therapists' Use of Adventure Therapy

Jeffery, Helen


The Taieri Blokes Shed: An Ethnographic Study

Sunderland, James


Adult perspectives and experiences using multifunction power wheelchairs in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Whitcombe-Shingler, Maria


Exploring connectedness: The meaning of transition experiences for patients within a forensic psychiatric service 

Kinney, Penelope Jane


Teaching handwriting - more than writing the alphabet 

Robinson, Rita