Wednesday, 11 October 2017
The signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) at the University of Otago with three leading Shanghai institutions due to be held tomorrow is a welcome sign of the growing collaborations between New Zealand and Chinese health researchers, according to organisers.
Thursday, 5 October 2017
University of Otago-based up-and-coming scientists Drs Aniruddha Chatterjee (Pathology, Dunedin) and Alex Gavryushkin (Computer Science) are among the latest recipients of the prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowship.
Wednesday, 4 October 2017
New Zealand regulations around commercial sunbeds have been tightened in recent years, but they can be purchased on TradeMe where no regulations apply at all, according on to ongoing University of Otago research.
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Professor Parry Guilford, an internationally renowned cancer genetics and biology expert, has been selected as the University’s latest recipient of the Distinguished Research Medal, the University of Otago’s highest distinction.
Monday, 25 September 2017
Otago Department of Biochemistry glowworm bioluminescence research was recently showcased internationally on a US public radio website.
Friday, 1 September 2017
An unexpected role for a white blood cell called the Natural Killer (NK) cell – a critical cell for ridding the body of infection and cancer, has been discovered by University of Otago researchers.
Friday, 18 August 2017
The University of Otago is to lead a $35 million project known as Genomics Aotearoa, a new science platform supporting advanced genomics research.
Wednesday, 9 August 2017
Join us 21-22 November, Dunedin, 2017, where participants will be able to improve their understanding of some existing frameworks, tools, approaches and knowledge about research impact and its assessment with leading international experts.
Friday, 28 July 2017
Young people more often discourage smoking among their peers than encourage it, new University of Otago research suggests.
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Bowel-cancer screening in New Zealand will improve health cost effectively, according to University of Otago research just published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.
Friday, 7 July 2017
New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
A five-year programme to examine ways of reducing the burden of stomach cancer in New Zealand has received support in the latest Health Research Council (HRC) funding round announced last week, along with 18 other Otago projects.
Thursday, 8 June 2017
A new technique to make modern cancer treatment safer was the winner at the University of Otago annual Proof of Concept competition.
Friday, 12 May 2017
Living with multiple health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes, is a challenge for increasing numbers of New Zealanders. New research led by the University of Otago, Wellington, has identified issues and improvements needed in the health care system to help patients with multimorbidity (multiple health conditions), their supporters and health care providers.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
A University of Otago biochemistry researcher has been awarded nearly $200,000 to study the potential of immunotherapy to treat breast cancer.
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