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CURRENT PROJECTS

COVID-19 IMPACT ON OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY RATES IN AOTEAROA | NEW ZEALAND 4-YEAR OLD CHILDREN

Dr Mohammed is part of a team led by Professor Philip Schulter investigating the impact of COVID-19 impact on overwieght and obesity rates in New Zealand's 4-year old population group.

This study estimated overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity rates in 4-year-old children over pre- and post-COVID-19 periods, and investigated differential changes between sex, ethnic and deprivation groups.

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INVESTIGATING  SPATIAL AND SPATIO-TEMPORAL VARIATION OF VAPE RETAILER PROVISION IN NEW ZEALAND: A CROSS-SECTIONAL AND NATIONWIDE STUDY

Dr Jalal Mohammed is part of a team of University of Canterbury researchers investigating spatial and spatio-temporal variation of vape retailer provision in New Zealand: a cross-sectional and nationwide study. Please get in touch with Dr Mohammed for further information about this research project.

THE NZ PUBLICLY FUNDED HEALTH SYSTEM: RUNNING THE SAME RACE FASTER OR RUNNING A NEW RACE - A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF HEALTH WORKFORCE WORKLOADS AND PRODUCTIVITY OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD (2011 - 2021)

In a complementary study, Dr Jalal Mohammed and Professor Lester Levy are undertaking an examination of the NZ health system to examine health workforce workloads and productivity over a ten year period (2011 - 2021). Please get in touch with Dr Mohammed for further information about this research project.

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THE NZ PUBLIC FUNDED HEALTH SYSTEM: MORE FOR LESS, LESS FOR MORE

Dr Jalal Mohammed and Professor Lester Levy are undertaking an examination of the NZ health system to determine whether the New Zealand publicly funded health system delivered value for money in the ten year period between 2011 and 2021. Please get in touch with Dr Mohammed for further information about this research project.

LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE IN THE FIJIAN HEALTH SYSTEM

Dr Mohammed is undertaking a review of leadership and governance in the Fijian Health System. Please get in touch with Dr Mohammed for further information about this research project.

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A FRAMEWORK FOR DESIGNING TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

Dr Mohammed has designed an award-winning Framework for Designing Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments. The Framework is translated into practice through a Template. Dr Mohammed has presented this Framework in a number of international forums and universities. Please get in touch with Dr Mohammed to discuss his Framework.

E-LEARNING & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ADVISOR

Dr Mohammed advises the UNDP Effective Governance Programme on designing, customising and implementing online learning approaches and tools for training programmes for the Pacific. He understands how Pacific learners learn, and evidences this understanding through a  training needs anlaysis carried out across the Pacific. As part of the project Dr Mohammed oversaw the design of a regional virtual resource and training centre using Moodle learning management system. You are welcome to get in touch with Dr Mohamed to discuss consultancy work.

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PACIFIC ONLINE LEARNING & TEACHING NETWORK

Dr Mohammed is the Founder and Convenor of the Pacific Online Learning and Teaching Network, a community of practitioners across the Pacific committed to supporting the online learning and teaching community. The Network meets monthly. Click on the button below to view information, resources and past webinars of the Network.

EXPLORING FOOD RELATED HEALTH AND WELLNESS ISSUES AMONG MIGRANT PASIFIKA AND INDIAN POPULATION GROUPS IN NEW ZEALAND.

Dr Mohammed and Dr Rai are leading a research project on exploring dietary practices, changes therein, of recent Pasifika and Indian migrants and the impact this has on health outcomes. Please get in touch with Dr Mohammed for further information about this research project.

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AOTEAROA FIJI RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Dr Mohammed is Co-Secretary of the Aoteaora Fiji Research Collective (AFRC). The AFRC is an inter-institutional, interdisciplinary and intercultural network of scholars, students, professionals and community members who call Fiji home and whose vision is to promote, enrich, support and expand Aotearoa Fiji research expertise, knowledge development and impact in Aotearoa, Fiji, in the Pacific and globally. It aims to engage with our Aotearoa Fiji communities and use research to address key issues they are facing. Get in touch with Dr Mohammed to find out more about the Aotearoa Fiji Research Collective.

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PAST PROJECTS

PRIMARY DISTRIBUTION OF LMS IN THE PACIFIC

Dr Mohammed mapped the learning management systems (LMS) used by Universities across the Pacific and depicted these in a series of maps. In addition to the mapping LMS used in Pacific as a region, Dr Mohammed also mapped the LMS used by Fijian universities, with Fiji being a major hub in the Pacific. Scroll through the images on the left to see the maps.

PUBLIC HEALTH PROTOCOLS /GUIDELINES FOR MASJIDS AND ISLAMIC CENTRES

Dr Mohammed is part of the Aotearoa New Zealand Islamic Think Tank (ANZITT), which is part of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ).

In this capacity, he was part of the  Technical and Advisory Team helping inform and shape FIANZ protocols and guidelines for All Mosques and Islamic Centres based on the CVOID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Light System) for Aotearoa New Zealand.

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AOTEAROA FIJI RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2021

Dr Mohammed was part of the organising Committee for the Fiji Aotearoa Research Symposium 2021. This interdisciplinary symposium covered a broad range of topics that contributed collectively to theoretical discourses, applied knowledge and policy issues, as well as the challenges and opportunities faced by the Fiji community in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond. The Symposium was held virtually on the 7th and 8th of October 2021.

CONNECT WITH DR MOHAMMED

for consultancies, research and project collaborations, grant applications and presentations and guest lectures on:

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