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Otago Business School News and Events

Sustainability: What do we know and what do we need to know?

Friday, 27 October 2017 - Commerce 4.26

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Students create app for PI Centre

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 1:41pm

An app created by Information Science students will make it easier for the University’s Pacific Islands Centre to communicate with the students it supports.

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Climate change and extreme weather driving migration

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 1:46pm

For the first time, a University of Otago researcher has shown that not only are the effects of climate change influencing people’s decision to migrate, it is actually a more important driver than income and political freedom at the origin country.

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Opinion: Who believes in superintelligence?

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 10:30pm

In an era of burgeoning artificial intelligence, fears that machines will one day be more intelligent than the humans who created them are also escalating. In the first of a pair of opinion pieces by experts from two Otago departments, Information Science’s Professor Michael Winikoff argues against such concerns.

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Interest grows for the Doctor of Business Administration

Thursday, 28 September 2017 5:17pm

A second group of students from China studying towards their Doctor of Business Administration has been welcomed to Dunedin.

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Inspiring business ideas win 2017 Audacious Challenge

Monday, 25 September 2017 12:21pm

Both the range and the quality of business ideas being developed by students entering this year’s Audacious Challenge was inspiring.

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Business building takes shape

Monday, 18 September 2017 8:39pm

The roof is on, the windows are in, the scaffolding is down, and the new concrete floor has been laid – the Otago Business School building redevelopment is taking shape.

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Joint action on annual $1 billion retail crime problem 

Monday, 21 August 2017 12:26pm

Almost $1 billion of goods get stolen from shops in New Zealand every year and the University of Otago and Retail NZ want to do something about it.

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Human Resources Management major graduates

Saturday, 19 August 2017 2:40pm

First Human Resources Management graduates

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World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education

Saturday, 29 July 2017 11:01am

Dr Diane Ruwhiu attended the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Toronto, 24th – 29th July.

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Department of Management takes 2017 BARC shield

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:10am

The winner of the Business School’s fourth annual staff Three-Minute Thesis style competition confesses he would rather present a 50-minute lecture to 3000 people than a three-minute talk to just 50 people.

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Tourism shines in international rankings

Wednesday, 5 July 2017 10:56am

The University’s Department of Tourism has come out shining as an international leader in its field in recent rankings.

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Winter symposium - examining the future of work.  Parliament theatrette

Wednesday, 5 July 2017 11:54am


The winter symposium held at parliament theatrette on 5 July 2017 examined the future of work.  Dr Sara Walton led off the evening.....

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Top accounting researchers in Dunedin

Friday, 23 June 2017 3:51pm

Some of the global superstars of accounting research will be in Dunedin next week for a Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (JAAF) Conference.

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Developing Responsible Leadership students (MANT252)  raise raise money for charity

Thursday, 1 June 2017 2:35pm

Students from MANT252 Developing Responsible Leadership raise $5420 for Dunedin Night Shelter

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Staff choose café coffee in Business redevelopment

Thursday, 25 May 2017 2:42pm

Staff and students of the Otago Business School have played their part in selecting the brand and blend of coffee which will be served in the new café to be opened in the re-vamped Business School building.

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Korowai gifted to Business School by former Dean

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 8:49pm

An exquisite korowai featuring both Australian bird feathers and albatross feathers has been gifted to the University by Professor George Benwell to create a tangible bond of friendship between him, the University and Ngāi Tahu.

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How much are the Highlanders worth to Dunedin?

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 2:27pm

They’re obviously home-town favourites but just how much money do the Highlanders contribute to Dunedin and further afield?

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Otago Business School celebrates international success

Monday, 15 May 2017 7:15pm

The Otago Business School is boasting some significant successes – with international rankings placing it firmly among the world’s best. And it seems that passionate and dedicated staff are behind this success as the Otago Bulletin Board discovered.

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Graduation - 13 May

Saturday, 13 May 2017 2:44pm

Babak Zahraei and Naoto Nadayama both had their PhD awarded at Saturday's graduation ceremony.

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Opinion piece in the NBR:  Lessons from United - How to make an apology

Friday, 5 May 2017 12:32pm

Opinion piece in the NBR from Professor Steven Grover; Lessons from United - How to make an apology.

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Opinion: Lessons from United – How to make an apology

Thursday, 4 May 2017 2:05pm

In an Opinion Piece, first published in the NBR and re-produced here on the Otago Bulletin Board, Professor Steven Grover argues it is how a mistake is corrected that matters.

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PhD submitted for examination - Ruth Mrabure

Thursday, 27 April 2017 12:37pm

Ruth Mrabure submitted her PhD thesis to the Doctoral Office for examination.

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