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Isabella Lenihan-Ikin

DPhil Student of Clinical Medicine


  • MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, 2023
  • Bachelor of Laws, Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington, 2022
  • Bachelor of Science (with Honours), Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington, 2020


  • Political Strategy and Engagement for NZEI Te Riu Roa (education union), 2021 – 2020
  • National President, New Zealand Student Union, 2020
  • Tutor (Bachelor or Laws and Bachelor of Health) Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington, 2020


  • My DPhil thesis focuses on the health impacts of climate change on workers in Aotearoa New Zealand, through a just transition lens. My research uses qualitative research methods to understand the structural tools that we have available to prevent and mitigate potential health risks induced by climate change.


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