Wednesday, 31 May 2017
A concert by senior classical performance students
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.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 1:09pm
Prof Sarah Carter. "From Auckland to the Motherland: Journalist and Imperial Enthusiast Jessie Weston/ C. de Thierry”
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 1:13pm
Dr Lorraine Wong and Ms Zhen Huang help Otago Museum to decipher documents
Monday, 13 February 2017 8:26am
The Department of Politics congratulates Eduardo Abou Ltaif, who recently completed his PhD.
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.
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
A concert by senior classical performance students
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
COMMEMORATING THE REFORMATION 2017
Associate Professor John Stenhouse, Department of History and Art History, University of Otago
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
50 Years of educating politics students and myself at Otago
Thursday, 1 June 2017
Voyager XIX presented by the THEA152 Theatre Technology class