Welcome to the University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC)
The University of Otago, Christchurch is the base for medical and postgraduate health education, and for health research in Christchurch, the South Island’s major urban centre.
There is a close collaboration between the Campus, the Canterbury District Health Board, the region’s hospitals, general practitioners, and other health and community agencies.
News & Events
- Open workshop: 'MedTech in Christchurch'
18 Dec 2013
The Centre for Bioengineering and Nanomedicine at the University of Otago, Christchurch, is proud to host “MedTech in Christchurch”: open Bioengineering workshop at the Christchurch School of Medicine on the 18th of December 2013.
How does being very small at birth affect you later in life?
People born weighing less than 1500gm (very low birth weight or VLBW) tend to be shorter, have fewer friends and achieve fewer educational qualifications than their peers by the time they reach their 20s, a new Christchurch study shows.
Researchers work to uncover cause of deadly disease.
Christchurch researcher appointed to Marsden Fund Council
University of Otago, Christchurch researcher Professor Vicky Cameron has become the newest member of the Marsden Fund Council.
Christchurch scientist gets Marsden funding to look at Jekyll and Hyde chemical.
Professor Tony Kettle and his colleagues from the University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC), have won a Marsden Fund grant to better understand a ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ chemical with a role in heart disease, cancer, cystic fibrosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.