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Upcoming events


Pebble Pad: Re-imagining Portfolios for Higher Education

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 at 2:00pm - 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!


Health Literacy NZ

Thursday, 26 October 2017 at 1:00pm -

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

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

27 Oct October

HRC update with Professor Kathryn McPherson

Friday, 27 October 2017 at 12:00pm - Colquhoun Lecture Theatre, Dunedin campus.
Wellington campus members can participate via econferencing from Room D31, University of Otago, Wellington.

Professor Kathryn McPherson, HRC, will provide an update on the NZ Health Research Strategy, and the HRC investment strategy.

07 Nov November

Thirst for knowledge: Shells tell stories

Tuesday, 7 November 2017 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Bar & Restaurant, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin

Professor Abby Smith, Department of Marine Science

14 Nov November

Medicine at the time of Jane Austen

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 at 1:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre, 1st floor, Hercus Building
Presented by Professor Barbara Brookes, History and Art History, University of Otago

15 Nov November

Seminar | Housing and Health for Whānau Māori

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium,101 Wakefield St, Wellington
A talk hosted by New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. Presented by Amber Logan

23 Nov November

The potential of nurse practitioners in primary healthcare.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 at 1:00pm -

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.