Associate Professor Janine Lindsay Wiles

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Ageing in Place
  • Geography
  • Social Gerontology
  • Care

Principal Investigator, Managing co-morbidity from both sides of the fence: a qualitative study with older people and primary care practitioners FRDF (2014-16)

Co-Investigator, Pakeketanga: Living and dying in advanced old age Principal Investigator Professor Merryn Gott, HRC (2013-16)

Investigator, Life and Living in Advanced Age: A cohort study in New Zealand; Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ Principal Investigator Professor Ngaire Kerse, HRC, MoH (2010-2016)

Co-Investigator, Social isolation & loneliness amongst older people in the multicultural NZ context Principal Investigator Professor Merryn Gott, National Science Challenge: Ageing Well (2016-17)

Co-Investigator, The effect of a 12 week exercise and lifestyle management programme on cardiac risk reduction: using a kaupapa Māori philosophy. Principal Investigator Dr Anna Rolleston, National Heart Foundation  (2015-17)

Team member, Ageing, housing and health: A collaborative study Principal Investigator Professor Christine StephensMBIE Catalyst grant (2016-17)

Co-Investigator, Tāpinga ‘a MaamaPacific life and death in advanced age Principal Investigator Dr Ofa Dewes, National Science Challenge: Ageing Well (2017-19)

Co-Investigator, Towards streetscapes promoting inclusive mobility, health and wellbeing for all Principal Investigator Professor Shanthi Ameratunga, HRC (2017-19)

Teaching | Current

  • POPLHLTH 704 Undertaking Qualitative Health Research (Masters of Public Health/Postgraduate course)

  • POPLHLTH 762 Advanced Qualitative Research (PhD, MPH, MHSc course) 

  • POPLHLTH 207 Community and Cultural Development (Bachelor of Health Sciences)

Postgraduate supervision

  • Jacqueline Schmidt-Busby: Critical points of engagement for Pacific people with diabetic nephropathy
  • Anne Turner: Phenomenological study of participation in RCT
  • Lori Nielson: Social inclusion in a retirement village community: An ethnographic investigation
  • Myint Htut: Asian children diagnosed with ASD in Auckland: An estimation


Australasian Regional Editor, Health and Social Care in the Community, (Impact Factor: 1.557, ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 5/41 (Social Work))

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

Contact details

Primary office location

TAMAKI BUILDING 730 - Bldg 730
Level 3, Room 344
New Zealand