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Of pills, potions and poison

Monday, 13 February 2017 12:15pm

Dr Ali Clarke's latest blog discusses how toxicology and pharmacy have been important disciplines at Otago for more than 100 years.

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Icebreaker CEO and Otago alumnus on ice

Friday, 3 February 2017 5:16pm

Merino wool adventure clothing pioneer and Otago marketing alumnus Jeremy Moon was in Antarctica recently to give an insightful lecture on his journey creating a sustainable business.

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Otago Physics alumnus receives top education travel fellowship

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 1:45pm

Otago Physics alumnus Matthew McGovern will visit the US this year after receiving a prestigious Woolf Fisher education travel fellowship

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Master of International Studies alumni-funded scholarship opens for US students

Friday, 20 January 2017 5:07pm

US students can now apply for a NZ$25,000 scholarship to undertake Otago's Master of International Studies programme.

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Hands-on physiotherapy research progresses with alumni funding

Monday, 16 January 2017 12:51pm

Hands-on physiotherapy research progresses with alumni funding

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New Year Honours for 18 Otago alumni

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 4:53pm

New Year Honours for 18 Otago alumni 

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Latest alumni newsletter eConnect online now!

Monday, 9 January 2017 1:28pm

eConnect for December 2017

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Scholarships help Taranaki pupils with Otago study plans

Friday, 9 December 2016 7:00pm

Priscilla Sandys Wunsch Trust scholarships help Taranaki students attend Otago

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Otago Law alumni top New Zealand Law Foundation awards

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 12:16pm

Otago Law alumni top New Zealand Law Foundation awards

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Latest alumni newsletter, eConnect issue 11, out now!

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 1:27pm

Our latest newsletter, eConnect issue 11, is out now!

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Dunedin Sound book launched in style

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 5:57pm

Department of Music Senior Lecturer Dr Ian Chapman launches book on Dunedin campus on 17 November

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Generosity of alumnus guarantees scholarships for Southland pupils

Friday, 11 November 2016 11:44am

Generosity of Otago Medical School alumnus Dr Elman Poole guarantees scholarship for pupils from two Southland schools

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Singapore alumni chapter set for success

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 2:45pm

Singapore alumni chapter set to launch in mid-November

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Clocktower puzzle hits the stores

Friday, 21 October 2016 3:37pm

The University of Otago staff and students can now view Otago’s Clocktower Building from a whole different perspective.

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Wear it with pride; Otago releases new alumni branded clothing

Friday, 14 October 2016 1:19pm

The University of Otago has released a new line of alumni branded hoodies and t-shirts

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Second 2016 international writing award for Otago alumna

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 12:54pm

Otago English alumna Stefanie Seddon receives second prestigious international writing award for 2016.

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150th blog asks where are they now?

Monday, 10 October 2016 12:09pm

In the latest 150th "Writing a History" blog post Dr Ali Clarke seeks help identifying former students that appeared in images on the project's page.  

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Sir Albert Rocky Palmer shares insights on rule of law in Solomon Islands

Friday, 30 September 2016 10:27am

Solomon Islands Chief Justice and Otago alumnus Albert Rocky Palmer returned to the Faculty of Law, Dunedin campus, this week.

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Technical skills and the power of stories: Otago alumnus Bill English's thoughts on . . .

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 4:11pm

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister (an Otago alumnus) Bill English was at the University of Otago last week and shared his thoughts on politics, education and business - and some career highlights.

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Alumni donation "fantastically useful" for Geology students

Friday, 23 September 2016 5:08pm

Otago alumnus Bill Lindqvist returned to Otago last week to announce the $20,000 Bob Carter Fieldwork Fund for Geology students