Nicola Kayes

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Nicola Kayes
Other namesNicola M. Kayes
EducationUniversity of Auckland
Alma materAuckland University of Technology
Scientific career
Fieldshealth psychology
InstitutionsAuckland University of Technology
Doctoral advisorKathryn McPherson

Nicola M. Kayes is a New Zealand health psychologist, director of the Centre for Person Centred Research and professor of rehabilitation at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).

Academic career[]

Kayes graduated from the University of Auckland with a BSc in 1997 and MSc in 1999 for her thesis titled "The Role that Illness Perceptions Play in the Adjustment to Multiple Sclerosis".[1] She completed a PhD at AUT titled "Physical activity engagement in people with Multiple Sclerosis" in March 2011.[2]

In November 2019 Kayes was promoted to full professor at AUT.[3] As of 2021 she is immediate past president of the New Zealand Rehabilitation Association[4] and a principal investigator with Brain Research New Zealand.[5]

Selected publications[]

  • Tiago Silva Jesus; Felicity A S Bright; Cátia S Pinho; Christina Papadimitriou; Nicola Kayes; Cheryl Cott (25 September 2019). "Scoping review of the person-centered literature in adult physical rehabilitation". Disability and Rehabilitation: 1–11. doi:10.1080/09638288.2019.1668483. ISSN 0963-8288. PMID 31553633. Wikidata Q90279366.
  • Karol J Czuba; Nicola Kayes; Kathryn McPherson (1 December 2019). "Support workers' experiences of work stress in long-term care settings: a qualitative study". International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 14 (1): 1622356. doi:10.1080/17482631.2019.1622356. ISSN 1748-2623. PMC 6566720. PMID 31156047. Wikidata Q64890862.
  • Suzie Mudge; Ann Sezier; Deborah Payne; Greta Smith; Nicola Kayes (30 January 2020). "Pilot trial of The Living Well Toolkit: qualitative analysis and implications for refinement and future implementation". BMC Health Services Research. 20 (1): 69. doi:10.1186/S12913-020-4920-5. ISSN 1472-6963. PMC 6993322. PMID 32000768. Wikidata Q89450002.


  1. ^ "Publications". Auckland University of Technology. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  2. ^ Kayes, Nicola M. (2010). Physical activity engagement in people with Multiple Sclerosis (PhD thesis). Auckland University of Technology.
  3. ^ "New Professors and Associate Professors". Auckland University of Technology. 7 November 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Meet the NZRA Exec". New Zealand Rehabilitation Association. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  5. ^ "Auckland University of Technology". Brain Research New Zealand – Rangahau Roro Aotearoa. Retrieved 22 February 2021.

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