Professor Merryn Gott

Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), University of Auckland

Merryn Gott is Professor of Health Sciences and Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) at the University of Auckland. She leads an international research programme focused on developing models of palliative and end of life care to meet the needs of ageing populations and other vulnerable groups. The academic and real world impact of her work was acknowledged in the award of a New Zealand Association of Science Research Medal in 2014. She directs the Te Arai Palliative Care and End of Life Research Group, a bi-cultural research group based in the School of Nursing.