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Expressions of interest sought:
The Design Factory, New Zealand – Wintec have been approached to undertake a funded project to investigate the following “wicked problem”
‘ How might we provide expert nurse care to our aging and changing population in New Zealand ?
In partnership with the Design Factory, New Zealand the Centre for Health and Social Practice, Master of Professional Practice – Industry Based Project option we are seeking suitable post graduate students from across the health disciplines to complete this project.
Wintec students who meet the criteria for entry for the Master of Professional Practice are invite to consider being part of the team to complete the project. - ‘ How might we provide expert nurse care to our aging and changing population in New Zealand ?
Opportunity: the project and the postgraduate academic study will be co-facilitated by staff from Wintec’s Design Factory NZ and the Centre for Health and Social Practice. Design Factory NZ are experts in industry or community based problem solving and challenge based innovation and have a wealth of experience in design thinking and human–centred design. The Centre for Health and Social Practice , will provide four student scholarships which will cover the cost of the module fees. This is total scholarship of $5700 per student
What is involved:
To complete the project students are required to completed the Industry – based Project pathway in the Master of Professional Practice,.
These modules are HSIP806 Designing Practice (30 credits) and HSIP901 Industry – based Project (60 credits)
Time frame for completion of the project is late February 2020 till end of May 2021. Three semesters.
Team members need to be available to work collaboratively with the group both in person at the Design Factory New Zealand , Wintec in Hamilton approximately two days per month and remotely via Zoom with teaching staff and student colleagues to ensure all deadlines for the projects are met. These dates will be negotiated with the established team.
As an opportunity for developing professional practice, career advancement, design thinking and human–centred design please share this information with appropriate staff. Expressions of interest should be emailed to Margi Moore, Director of Design Factory New Zealand and Helen Nielsen, Postgraduate Team Manager Centre for Health and Social Practice for further discussion.
Close date 7 February 2020.
Postgraduate Team Manager
Centre for Health and Social Practice
Director of Design Factory New Zealand