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Biochemistry PhD Seminar | Hannah Best

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - Biochemistry Seminar rm 231
Exploring disease processes in CLN5 and CLN6 Batten disease

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Seminar | Profound geographic variation in cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives: A curious case

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D
Join us for this public health lunchtime seminar from the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Jeffrey Henderson

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Pebble Pad: Re-imagining Portfolios for Higher Education

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - Room 713, Adams Building, 18 Fredrick Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin
Presentation showcasing examples of innovative portfolio practice from across the UK, Australasia and North America and an introduction to PebblePad – see the system in action!

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Seminar | Engaging American Indian Communities in Tobacco Control Research: Potential Relevance for Māori People?

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D
Join us by in person or y webinar for this ASPIRE2025 seminar at the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Patrcia Henderson

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Health Literacy NZ

Thursday, 26 October 2017 -

Room 153, Dept. of General Practice & Rural Health, 55 Hanover Street, Dunedin


Susan Reid (Te Rarawa), Director of Health Literacy NZ

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Physiology Seminar | The circadian clock, metabolism, and Alzheimer's disease

Monday, 30 October 2017 - Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre, Hercus Building
Presented by Dr Alexander Tups, Department of Physiology

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Thirst for knowledge: Shells tell stories

Tuesday, 7 November 2017 - Ombrellos Bar & Restaurant, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin

Professor Abby Smith, Department of Marine Science

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Seminar | When the home is on Māori Land: beware the legal issues

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
A talk hosted by New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. Presented by Jacinta Ruru

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Professor Carlo Marra's Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - TBA
The Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series 2017

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Seminar | Housing and Health for Whānau Māori

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - Adam Auditorium,101 Wakefield St, Wellington
A talk hosted by New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. Presented by Amber Logan

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Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) 10th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 the Octagon, Dunedin
The Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) Annual Scientific Meeting, which aims to provide an opportunity to meet, present, and discuss projects and to foster new collaborative efforts in global health.

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Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) New Zealand Annual Meeting 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - Otago Daily Times Gallery and Conference Room - 30 The Octagon, Dunedin.


The ASID New Zealand Annual Meeting features presentations in a variety of topics including infectious diseases, infection control, antibiotic stewardship, microbiology, travel medicine and public health.

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McAuley Oration - Which developing countries are better at converting economic growth into better health and why?

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Foreign Aid and Health

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Service User Academia Symposium 2017

Monday, 20 November 2017 - University of Otago, Wellington
Creating Connections and Building Bridges Together: The Journey Continues

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Professor John Reynolds' Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - Archway 4 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East, Dunedin
The Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series 2017

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3rd Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - St Margaret's College, 333 Leith Street, University of Otago, Dunedin
The annual symposium for the Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network

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Men’s Health: Meeting the challenges

Thursday, 23 November 2017 - At the School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago (325 Great King Street, Dunedin).
Men's Health Launch Conference

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The potential of nurse practitioners in primary healthcare.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 -

Room 153, Dept. of General Practice & Rural Health, 55 Hanover Street, Dunedin


Currently Professor of Nursing at Massey University, New Zealand and Executive Director of the New Zealand College of Nurses. Aotearoa (NZ). Holds clinical postgraduate qualifications in oncology and cardiovascular nursing and in counselling. Has conducted extensive research and publication in the areas of primary health services, development of the Nurse Practitioner role and long-term condition management. Has completed over 80 peer-reviewed publications in nursing, medical and health journals. Former member of the Ministerial Taskforce on Nursing, the Primary Health Care Advisory Council to the Minister of Health, the Nurse Practitioner Development and Employment group for the Minister of Health. Currently chairing the Governance Group overseeing the Nursing Workforce Program for Health Workforce New Zealand and Chair of the NZ National Nurse Leaders Group. Awarded a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2000.

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2017 Graduation Function

Friday, 8 December 2017 - Information Services Building (ISB), 65 Albany Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin
The School of Pharmacy graduation ceremony will be held at the Information Services Building (ISB) on Friday 8th December 2017 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm.