Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Professor Lynda Johnston
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 8:54am
The Department of Politics is very pleased to be hosting the 2017 New Zealand Political Studies Association (NZPSA) Conference in Dunedin on 29 November - 1 December.
Tuesday, 7 November 2017 9:57am
Associate Professor Karen Nairn, of the University of Otago College of Education, has received a $840,000 Marsden Fund grant for her project "Putting Hope into Action: What inspires and sustains young people’s engagement in social movements?"
Monday, 6 November 2017 8:57am
Our member Dr Dennis Wesselbaum appears in the New Zealand Herald, 11 October 2017, examining climate change as a key driver for migration.
Thursday, 2 November 2017 11:13am
University of Otago researchers have gained around $24m for 33 world-class research projects in the latest Marsden Fund annual round – the University’s most successful round ever.
Monday, 30 October 2017 1:35pm
Tally Ho! 2, a Dunedin Symphony Orchestra concert celebrating the Dunedin Sound pop music genre, is also a showcase for University of Otago music talents.
Thursday, 26 October 2017 1:38pm
The 2017 general election is likely to be remembered for two things: the extraordinary rise of Jacinda Ardern from deputy Labour Party leader to Prime Minister, and as the first MMP election when the largest party did not form the government, writes the Head of Otago’s Department of Politics Professor Janine Hayward.
Thursday, 26 October 2017 3:01pm
The Judge McElrea Restorative Justice Collection has been officially launched at the Napier Library.
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 9:48pm
The Division of Humanities last week held its inaugural Celebrating Teaching symposium – aiming to shine a spotlight on teaching and look at ways to enhance and refresh it.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 9:08pm
Te Poutama Māori – the University of Otago’s Māori Academic Staff Caucus – has appointed a new co-chair. Dr Diane Ruwhiu from the Otago Business School is joining co-chair Professor Jacinta Ruru (Law).
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 3:18pm
This inter-disciplinary paper offers the opportunity to discuss a range of contemporary bioethical issues from the standpoint of Christian Theology.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 9:49am
'MindJam', a new exciting collaboration between the University of Otago Division of Humanities and Queenstown’s Catalyst Trust will form part of this weekend’s 40th Queenstown JazzFest, giving the chance for festival-goers to feed their minds when not otherwise occupied filling their ears with the sweet sounds of jazz.
Monday, 16 October 2017 4:05pm
The Department of Politics at the University of Otago celebrates its 50th year in 2017. This is the 10th in a series of reflections on politics over the past 50 years. This month, Nicholas Khoo writes about China.
Friday, 13 October 2017 2:31pm
A contract for a substantial research project to be implemented by EARU was recently signed by the Ministry of Education and the University of Otago.
Thursday, 12 October 2017 9:32am
'Revisiting, Refreshing, Re-envisioning' is the theme for the inaugural Division of Humanities Teaching and Learning symposium, on Tuesday 17 October.
Monday, 9 October 2017 9:29am
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, staff members from across the University have kindly agreed to share their own mental health stories. In the first of a three-part series we hear from Philosophy’s Sally Holloway.
Thursday, 5 October 2017 11:47am
Panel discussion hosted by Dr Rosemary Overell.
Wednesday, 4 October 2017 11:24am
The University of Otago Legal Issues Centre are inviting New Zealanders who have either tried to find the help of a lawyer or who have used a lawyer to assist them, to share stories of their experience.
Friday, 29 September 2017 4:27pm
Featuring 15 minute talks from Otago researchers demonstrating different aspects of Digital Humanities including virtual reality prisons, drones as mapping tools, building a digital archive, analysing text to detect bias, understanding the effects of climate change. . .
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:12am
A book celebrating and commemorating 50 years of the University’s Frances Hodgkins Fellowship was officially launched last night, as part of an alumni event at the Link.
Monday, 25 September 2017 12:44pm
Dr Mariska Kappmeier has been trying to define the nature of trust, and the five dimensional model she has come up with is a global first for intergroup conflict studies.
Monday, 25 September 2017 9:45am
University of Otago researchers are warning of the potential pitfalls in government departments using computer-based risk prediction models, as has been recently revealed through a controversial new tool used by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to profile and target clients.
Thursday, 21 September 2017 9:30pm
Three Otago academics were honoured for receiving national sustained excellence awards at a ceremony with the Vice-Chancellor this week.
Thursday, 21 September 2017 8:20am
The University once again celebrated the Japanese cherry blossom viewing festival of Hanami yesterday – welcoming spring and new beginnings.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 4:51pm
This election campaign, like most others, has been rife with speculation about possible governing arrangements after 23 September. In this Opinion Piece written for the Otago Bulletin Board, the Head of Otago’s Department of Politics and expert in MMP Janine Hayward offers her views.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 4:48pm
An interview series put together by University of Otago Politics students asks tough and light-hearted questions of some of the candidates in this weekend’s general election – from what led them into politics to whether they believe spaghetti has a place on a pizza.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 3:53pm
An Otago alumnus is among three outstanding young New Zealanders with the potential to be leaders in their field who have each been awarded a life-changing Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge.
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 12:35pm
One of the world’s foremost historians will be in New Zealand next month to talk about truths and myths surrounding the Holocaust of World War II.
Friday, 15 September 2017 6:52pm
On Monday 11 September, the Faculty of Law presented the inaugural Neville Marquet Prize in Resource Management and Environmental Law at a special ceremony at the Dunedin Club.
Friday, 15 September 2017 10:18am
The Legal Issues Centre is pleased to offer two Summer Scholarships to develop videos to assist people who do not have a lawyer with understanding legal process.
Thursday, 14 September 2017 12:29pm
On 26 November 2014 Dunedin was named New Zealand’s first Gigatown – winning a 13 month-long competition to receive the fastest internet in the Southern Hemisphere. Now, a Senior Lecturer from Otago’s Department of Media Film and Communication has been examining the use of a competition to allocate broadband resources and digital infrastructure.
Thursday, 14 September 2017 1:13pm
Marketing Senior Lecturer Dr John Guthrie says he was “blown away” to win this year’s Premier Lecturer award at the OUSA Teaching excellence Awards held at the OUSA Aquatic Centre last night.
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 10:44am
The recipients of Otago's coveted Arts Fellowships for 2018 were named during yesterday’s meeting of the University Council.
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 9:32am
The University of Otago’s coveted Arts Fellowships for 2018 have been announced.
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:06am
Celebrations for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) began at Otago yesterday with an opening event held at Hocken Collections.
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:00am
Professor Paul Tankard will kick off the University’s commemorations of the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s death this evening with a talk exploring the times, life, works and legacy of the 18th century novelist.
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 3:56pm
Find out more about this 12-month pathway for BA graduates.
Tuesday, 5 September 2017 9:58am
A public panel discussion will be held tomorrow to discuss US and China relations – part of a lecture series organised to celebrate 50 years of Politics at Otago.
Friday, 1 September 2017 3:58pm
Professor Jonathan Boston from Victoria University of Wellington delivered a guest lecture on 'Climate Change: Ethical Issues and Implications' to the Law Faculty and students from the ENVI312 Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change class.
Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:28am
Open lecture: Prioritising "Order" and Causing Chaos: The International Subversion of Sovereignty in Kosovo
Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:42am
The Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies at Rangsit University in Thailand was so impressed with Otago PhD candidate Nutthathiratta (Jib) Withitwinyuchon that they appointed her to a full-time teaching position in February 2017 even before she completed her PhD.
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 9:29am
The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the eighth of a monthly series of reflections on politics during the past 50 years. This month, Carla Lam asks what reproduction has got to do with politics in 2017.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:23am
The 2017 NZPSA conference features a keynote lecture by Prof David McNally of the University of York (Canada).
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 10:25am
Otago and Southland people are being encouraged to come forward to the University of Otago with their family stories, photos, and letters about the disastrous WW1 Campaign at Passchendaele.
Monday, 21 August 2017 9:39pm
Some of the most prolific and central figures of the New Zealand film industry will be in Dunedin next week to attend the country’s first international conference dedicated to screenwriting.
Monday, 21 August 2017 11:08am
The University’s 2017 Carl Smith Medal and Rowheath Trust Award winner, Dr Kourken (Kirk) Michaelian of Philosophy, credits the exceptional research environment provided by Otago for the rapid progress he has made on his work.
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 1:16pm
Open lecture by Professor Toshihiro Nakayama, Sir Howard Kippenberger Visiting Chair 2017, Victoria University
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 2:05pm
Don’t underestimate the small things, and always give timely feedback. Two valuable pieces of advice for those supervising postgraduate students, from this year’s OUSA Supervisor of the Year Award winners.
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 10:32am
An internationally leading philosopher of memory, Dr Kourken (Kirk) Michaelian, is the latest recipient of the University of Otago’s Carl Smith Medal and Rowheath Trust Award.
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 8:47am
Luca J. Uberti’s will graduate with a PhD at the next graduation ceremony of the University of Otago. His PhD thesis has been placed on the Dean’s List of Exceptional Theses, a rare honour bestowed only on the very best of PhDs.
Monday, 14 August 2017 9:48pm
Associate Professor Chris Brickell of Gender Studies celebrated the launch of his new book Teenagers: The Rise of Youth Culture at the Staff Club recently.
Monday, 14 August 2017 11:46am
A new book prize has been established to celebrate the highest achieving Pacific female student in a 200-level paper in the Humanities.
Thursday, 10 August 2017 10:44am
Three Otago teachers who received national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards at an event at Parliament this week say they are humbled and honoured to be recognised in this way.
Thursday, 10 August 2017 9:42pm
Academic, writer and illustrator Mere Whaanga has spent six fruitful months at Otago, completing the first novel in a trilogy for young adults. The Otago Bulletin Board spoke with her about the residency, her Treaty work and the Māori world view she shares through her books.
Wednesday, 9 August 2017 9:17pm
Dr Ting Wang of Otago’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics hopes her Early Career Award will help her build new international collaboration and strengthen the bridge between statistics and geoscience.
Wednesday, 9 August 2017 9:07pm
One of the most renowned jazz drummers in the world gave his final recital at Marama Hall last month, as part of his University of Otago Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.
Wednesday, 9 August 2017 4:05pm
The sustained contributions of three leading University of Otago staff were recognised in the annual national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards held last night.
Monday, 7 August 2017 1:02pm
Last week’s selection of Jacinda Ardern for leader of the Labour party has major implications for both the upcoming election campaign and for democracy in New Zealand writes the Head of Otago’s Department of Politics Professor Janine Hayward.
Monday, 7 August 2017 9:42pm
University staff are being invited to contribute to Otago research into how separated parents make arrangements for the care of their children.
Thursday, 3 August 2017 9:03am
Applications are open for the University of Otago Division of Humanities Performing Arts Fund which fosters performance-based initiatives in the Arts by students, staff and other members of the University of Otago community.
Thursday, 3 August 2017 10:02am
The impressive contributions of seven up-and-coming University of Otago academics have been recognised through the University’s annual Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research.
Monday, 31 July 2017 4:07pm
University of Otago College of Education students, Kane Johnson and Sammy Seau, have been awarded prestigious Kupe scholarships from TeachNZ.
Monday, 31 July 2017 11:20am
On July 1, 1967, the European Communities Merger Treaty came into effect, fusing the executives of the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Economic Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).
Monday, 31 July 2017 11:39am
A team of POLS students will be interviewing MPs and candidates in the lead-up to the General Election on 23 September.
Thursday, 27 July 2017 1:41pm
Community dance groups from around Dunedin will perform at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery on Sunday – the culmination of Dr Caroline Sutton Clark’s six-month tenure as the Caroline Plummer Fellow in Community Dance.
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 9:14pm
Miranda Parkes’ tenure as the University’s Frances Hodgkins Fellow was unlike any other – as she juggled the birth of her daughter Olivia with the completion of a significant body of art.
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 8:14am
As part of the 50th birthday of politics at Otago this panel explores the significance of gender to politics, in its various dimensions.
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 8:17am
This lecture investigates the role and possibilities of the public intellectual in the nuclear age.
Thursday, 20 July 2017 2:17pm
Staff from the University’s Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts say a planned new building will be a focal point for a reinvigoration of their department.
Thursday, 20 July 2017 3:52pm
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Geddis and Oliver Hailes – a recent LLB(Hons) graduate – who won the Sir Ian Barker published article award for their article on The Trans-Pacific Partnership in New Zealand’s Constitution.
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 9:38pm
Otago staff, students and members of the public will have the opportunity to meet this year’s University of Otago Arts Fellows and learn more about their projects at a Meet the Fellows event at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery this weekend.
Monday, 17 July 2017 9:21am
Author and actor Ben Crystal visited Otago last month, giving an eye-opening talk about what can be learned from hearing and speaking Shakespeare’s works as they were originally pronounced.
Friday, 14 July 2017 8:47am
Our Associate Director, Associate Professor Jacqui Leckie, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 3 July 2017, discussing the 52nd Otago Foreign Policy School on the Geopolitics of Migration.
Thursday, 13 July 2017 9:28am
The University of Otago is building recording studios and refurbishing existing buildings in a $26 million project that will spark multiple benefits for both the University and Dunedin.
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 8:47am
The University of Otago is building recording studios and refurbishing existing buildings in a $26 million project that will spark multiple benefits for both the University and Dunedin.
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 10:29am
Some of the most prolific and central figures of the New Zealand film industry have been attracted to the country’s first international conference dedicated to screenwriting, being held at the University of Otago.
Monday, 3 July 2017 10:40am
Fifty years ago, the Six Day War of June 5-10, 1967, in which Israel defeated neighbouring Arab states and conquered the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Syrian Golan Heights, and the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, changed the face of the Middle East.
Monday, 3 July 2017 8:46am
The Fellows will talk about their work and aspects of the creative process, and you can ask them questions. Chaired by Nicholas McBryde, Director of Arts Festival Dunedin.
Friday, 30 June 2017 2:09pm
Dr Yassir Morsi, the 2017 Centre for Global Migrations Visiting Scholar, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 30 June 2017, in relation to his public talk on Muslims, migration, belonging and becoming.
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 10:11pm
Anticipation is mounting for this weekend’s 52nd Otago Foreign Policy School, which is themed “Open and Closed Borders: The Geopolitics of Migration”.
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 9:18pm
A girl, pretending to be a boy, falls in love with a Duke, who falls in love with a Countess, who loves the girl (the one who’s pretending to be a boy) – the plot may have thickened but the wit of Shakespeare’s convoluted Twelfth Night still shone through during “pop-up” performances at the University of Otago yesterday.
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 11:36am
Mere Whaanga, The UOCE Creative New Zealand Children’s Writer in Residence, latest book has been shortlisted for the 2017 NZ children’s and Young Adults Book Awards.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 8:53pm
A blog which highlights the new and exciting research happening within the University’s Division of Humanities is gaining popularity.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 6:47am
Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith, member of the Centre for Global Migrations, brings DNA tests to schools to encourage the study of global human migration.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 6:09am
Professor Angela McCarthy, Director of the Centre for Global Migrations, explains the importance of studying global migrations with an eye to history while remaining alert to contemporary contexts in an opinion piece for the New Zealand Herald, 16 May 2017.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 6:53am
Professor Richard Walter, member of the Centre for Global Migrations, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 21 June 2017, discussing artefacts from early Chinese goldminers in Otago, which may travel to China for exhibition.
Monday, 19 June 2017 12:53pm
Sponsors of a Donald Trump-themed interpretation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar pulled their funding following a heated media debate recently. However Professor Lyn Tribble argues that the value of Shakespeare’s work is that it can be transposed into modern settings.
Monday, 19 June 2017 4:24pm
One of the first academic and independent reviews of the Government’s direction on child protection services has raised fundamental concerns that the study author, Otago University’s Dr Emily Keddell, says need addressing.
Wednesday, 7 June 2017 11:21am
In an opinion piece published on stuff.co.nz and reproduced here on the Otago Bulletin Board University of Otago Professor of International Relations Robert Patman argues that it is possible for Wellington to maintain friendly ties with Washington while frankly acknowledging the policy differences between the two sides.
Thursday, 1 June 2017 10:20am
How South Africa Tried to Change the World and Succeeded in Changing Itself
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 8:42am
Violence and abuse in teenage relationships is a serious problem in New Zealand but does not receive the same level of attention as violence in adult relationships, an Issues Paper released today says.
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 11:56am
A year before his election as US president in 1968, Richard Nixon wrote in Foreign Affairs that "we simply cannot afford to leave China forever outside the family of nations''. It was an assessment that would have monumental consequences.
Monday, 29 May 2017 11:50am
Being led into the University Council Chambers by a security guard added to the fun of Book Night, say those who attended last week’s event.
Friday, 26 May 2017 1:46pm
Playing Mary Poppins is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, says Nadya Shaw Bennett. The Otago Theatre Studies graduate and Executive Assistant to Richard Blaikie is one of three Otago staff members in the popular musical, currently on at Dunedin’s Regent Theatre.
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 9:30pm
People are on the move more now than ever before, but what is the true effect of mobility on society?
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 2:10pm
It is “so good” to see recognition for women’s history, says Professor Barbara Brookes, reacting to her major literary win for her book A History of New Zealand Women.
Monday, 22 May 2017 12:29pm
Year 12 girls with leadership potential are being supported by a new University of Otago programme aimed at fostering young leaders.
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:52am
Leading Otago history researcher Professor Barbara Brookes was last night named as a winner of a major literary honour in recognition of the excellence of her book on New Zealand women’s history.
Monday, 15 May 2017 12:58pm
On 11 April, Environmental-Adjudication.org, the Environment Court of New Zealand and the University of Otago - with generous support from the Royal Society of New Zealand, hosted a Symposium on 'Environmental Adjudication in the 21st Century' at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland.
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 10:02am
The Department of Politics is very pleased to be hosting the 2017 New Zealand Political Studies Association Conference in Dunedin as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations. The conference will be held on the 29 November - 1 December, with a postgraduate workshop on 28 November.
Monday, 8 May 2017 3:02pm
Dunedin residents are still far from efficient with their use of energy, a University of Otago Centre for Sustainability study says.
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 1:00pm
Hawke’s Bay iwi are working closely with University of Otago experts to learn how to record and protect sites with crucial cultural and archaeological values.
Monday, 1 May 2017 10:02am
The Department of Politics congratulates Tim Ferner who will graduate with his PhD at the 20 May graduation ceremony.
Sunday, 30 April 2017 3:54pm
The University of Otago College of Education now welcomes applications for study in 2018
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:15am
The Centre for Global Migrations at the University of Otago held its launch on Wednesday 26 April 2017. The event also paid tribute to our friend and colleague, Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie.
Monday, 24 April 2017 9:07am
For the past 50 years, the Global South has been accorded a peripheral role in world politics. In the 1960s, states across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East had just emerged out of centuries of colonial subjugation and exploitation.
Tuesday, 4 April 2017 12:45pm
To celebrate our 50th anniversary, the Department of Politics is hosting a speakers series throughout the year.
Monday, 3 April 2017 2:02pm
New Zealanders – whether liberal or conservative – show both increased anger and reduced warmth towards Muslims if they are more avid news consumers, a new scientific study has found.
Monday, 3 April 2017 1:10pm
Our response to sea-level rise affecting South Dunedin should not wait until the science is settled, the University of Otago’s Centre for Sustainability says.
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 9:01am
Show us what being a Humanities student at Otago means to you and win $500!
Monday, 27 March 2017 1:05pm
An exhibition celebrating Martin Luther (1483-1546) and his role in initiating the Protestant Reformation has opened at Special Collections at the University’s Central Library.
Friday, 24 March 2017 3:54pm
This presentation involves a search for interracial entanglements in South African sporrt and considers how these experiences may be narrated.
Friday, 24 March 2017 10:53am
A review of Beijing's relations with a variety of states in East Asia suggests that the honeymoon surrounding China's rise is well and truly over.
Thursday, 23 March 2017 4:01pm
Associate Professor Ruth Fitzgerald, Ms Haruko Stuart and Associate Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett, recipients of the 2017 Teaching Excellence Awards, were formally congratulated at a ceremony at the Clocktower building yesterday.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 8:58pm
The four recipients of University of Otago Teaching Excellence Awards for 2017 were formally congratulated at a ceremony at the Clocktower building yesterday afternoon.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 8:58am
The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the third in a monthly series of celebratory reflections on politics during the past 50 years. This month Professor Philip Nel and PhD candidate Can Cinar discuss global debt.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 2:03pm
The Family Disputes Resolution Act, passed in 2013, fundamentally changed the way children’s post-separation care arrangements are made. An Otago study is now looking at the impacts of this on children and families.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 8:44pm
The recent and seemingly sudden polarisation of politics and public debate is deeply concerning, says Associate Professor James Maclaurin of Philosophy. In this opinion piece, written for the Otago Bulletin Board, he offers eight tips for having successful arguments with someone whose opinions are radically different from your own.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 9:56am
The University of Otago has reconfigured the line-up of its flagship research centres after a rigorous evaluation process.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 2:29pm
Travel reimbursements are provided for senior students in the Division of Humanities to return to their secondary schools to talk to students there. The closing date for applications is Thursday 13 April 2017.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 11:21am
New paper on redistribution in Africa, by Professor Philip Nel
Monday, 13 March 2017 2:15pm
David Clark visits the Department of Languages and Cultures
Friday, 10 March 2017 10:05am
The Department of Languages and Cultures celectrated a double book launch...
Thursday, 9 March 2017 9:55pm
Professor Barbara Brookes of the Department of History and Art History has made the finals of the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards with a book that explores the role of women in founding and creating the New Zealand we know.
Thursday, 9 March 2017 2:11pm
The University of Otago is a key partner in three inaugural Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) announced today by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 3:40pm
The 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject were released on 8 March and a large number of Humanities subject areas ranked very well.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 4:13pm
The University of Otago welcomed today’s release of the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, in which Otago ranked among the top 50 institutions in the world in five subject areas and among the top 100 in 12.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 3:19pm
I was one of 14 university students selected from around New Zealand to attend the UN Youth US Leadership Tour in February, this year. Over the month, we visited San Francisco, Washington D.C, Boston and New York to meet with government, non government and UN bodies.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 10:41am
Thinking back to the hours spent sitting in POLS104 lectures a few years ago, there is no way I could have guessed then that studying politics could take me to Antarctica.
Monday, 6 March 2017 10:54am
These inaugural cups celebrating postgraduate culture within University departments were awarded to the Department of Theology and Religion and the Centre for Sustainability.
Monday, 6 March 2017 9:00am
With Tillerson and Mattis, McMaster's appointment completes a formidable line-up
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 9:40pm
Five new Otago Arts Fellows have been officially welcomed at a function at the Hocken Library.
Monday, 27 February 2017 3:27pm
Otago’s Division of Humanities is running an innovative programme to help doctoral candidates hone the teaching skills they will need if they pursue an academic career.
Friday, 24 February 2017 4:53pm
Otago’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeology is looking to strengthen its already impressive commitment to Pacific scholarship over the next five years.
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:48am
The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the second of a monthly series of celebratory reflections on politics during the past 50 years. This month Bryce Edwards writes we’re at a another major turning point in authority systems.
Monday, 20 February 2017 9:00pm
Dedication and passion has paid off for four University of Otago staff, who have each received Teaching Excellence Awards from the University.
Monday, 20 February 2017 4:55pm
First-year Arts and/or Law students are encouraged to attend one of the presentations to be held on Wednesday 22 February and Thursday 23 February.
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 11:26am
Researchers from the University of Otago, the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and the University of Oxford are casting new light on past human responses to climate change.
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:03am
Meet the Dean and hear about studying law at Otago and the many opportunities that this will confer.
Monday, 13 February 2017 8:26am
The Department of Politics congratulates Eduardo Abou Ltaif, who recently completed his PhD.
Monday, 13 February 2017 1:13pm
Dr Lorraine Wong and Ms Zhen Huang help Otago Museum to decipher documents
Thursday, 9 February 2017 12:20pm
Professor Kevin Clements discusses Trump and World Peace with Jesse Mulligan.
Monday, 30 January 2017 9:05am
In just a few days, two BA (Politics) students, Meghan Stewart-Ward and Sophie Ross, will be winging their way to the USA, as part of the UN Youth US Leadership Tour.
Thursday, 26 January 2017 12:21pm
The University of Otago and Dunedin City Council are excited to announce the launch of a new doctoral scholarship in literary studies.
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 8:22am
An email advertising a Humanities internship programme may have been overlooked by many students, but for Will Cosgriff, it was the start of a whole new academic adventure.
Saturday, 21 January 2017 11:23am
The most urgent challenges facing the planet will be solved only if governments recognise that knowledge must come before self-interest in policymaking.
Thursday, 19 January 2017 3:42pm
Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming at us before we fully understand what it might mean. Established ways of doing things in areas like transport regulation, crime prevention and legal practice are being challenged by new technologies such as driverless cars, crime prediction software and “AI lawyers”.
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 10:34am
The department of politics at the University of Otago turns 50 in 2017. This is the first of a monthly series of celebratory reflections in the Otago Daily Times on politics during the past 50 years. This month Philip Nel asks, can corruption be beneficial?
Friday, 13 January 2017 2:48pm
The Department of Politics is pleased to announce that the Alumni of the University of Otago in America have granted a NZ$25,000 scholarship for a US student of the Master of International Studies.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 11:30am
Sir Michael Leigh is a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund (GMF). He focuses on European Neighborhood Policy, Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East as well as the future of the EU. He runs a program at GMF on the implications of the gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 11:15am
The ODT speaks to Emeritus Professor Jim Flynn, of Otago's Politics and Psychology Departments.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Professor Lynda Johnston
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
A conference which will explore new engagement with pacifism
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Thursday, 23 November 2017
Professor Joseph Bulbulia (Victoria University of Wellington)
2017 Albert Moore Lectures