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Health Sciences news and events


The Division of Health Sciences regularly features in national and international media, with ground-breaking research, opinion pieces, comment and expertise from our high-calibre staff. During the year, there are also many public lectures and events from our researchers and subject experts. For Health Sciences staff, we have our bi-monthly Pulse newsletter and a seminar and conference calendar, ensuring that everyone is kept up-to-date.

Health Sciences media features

News stories and features from national and international media featuring the Division of Health Sciences, plus Health Sciences features from He Kitenga (Otago's high-quality research publication) and the University of Otago Magazine.

Health Science media releases

The latest University of Otago media releases featuring the Health Sciences.

Health Sciences public events

An up-to-date list of Health Sciences events open to the public.

You can also view podcasts of past Health Sciences public lectures and events


The bi-monthly Health Sciences newsletter dedicated to keeping you informed on what's been happening in the various Health Sciences departments. It also includes information on research, awards, and upcoming events.

Health Sciences seminar calendar

A calendar of seminars, conferences, and special Events for Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences.