Monday, 15 May 2017 10:23am
This week, three Māori Master of Psychology students; Jacob Ashdown, Paris Pidduck and Penny Tipu graduated. All three students were supervised by NCLR investigator Dr Gareth Treharne, and supported by Dr Tia Neha.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 2:17pm
Extremely high levels of lead in New Zealand cities in the 1970s and 1980s appear responsible for a loss of intelligence and occupational standing among today’s adults.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 2:18pm
New research from the National Centre for Lifecourse Research's - Graduate Longitudinal Study New Zealand - focuses on what Māori graduates describe as helping or hindering their success
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 2:12pm
National Centre for Lifecourse Research (NCLR) partner, the Dunedin Study, wins New Zealand's top science prize.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 1:50pm
The National Centre for Lifecourse Research (NCLR) has been reconfirmed as a University of Otago flagship research centre.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 4:12pm
University of Otago lifecourse research has already revealed a lot about the wider New Zealand population: now researchers are turning to it to understand more about Māori education, health and well-being.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 3:57pm
Working is nearing completion on the $2.6 million home for the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, partner of the National Centre for Lifecourse Research.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 12:45pm
NCLR partner, the Dunedin Study's latest findings show that childhood disadvantage strongly predicts costly adult life-course outcomes.
Thursday, 17 November 2016 12:26pm
Funding success for NCLR Partner, the Pacific Islands Families Study, who received National Science Challenge Ageing Well funding.
Friday, 18 November 2016 12:23pm
HRC funding success for National Centre for Lifecourse Research partner - Te Pou Tiringa
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 12:02pm
National Centre for Lifecourse Research Investigator, Dr Mele Taumoepeau has been appointed as inaugural Associate Dean (Pacific) in the Division of Sciences, University of Otago
Thursday, 24 November 2016 11:02am
Researching with Māori: Opportunities for researchers and communities. Open Lecture. Thursday 24 November. Department of Psychology. Drs Will Edwards and Mihi Ratima.
This presentation is about maximising opportunities for researchers and communities to work together towards research excellence in Aotearoa/New Zealand in the 21st Century, taking advantage of this country’s reputation as indigenous research leaders.
NCLR researchers find dental treatment inequalities for Māori, Pacific Island and low income patients
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 2:31pm
NCLR researchers and affiliates have found dental treatment inequalities among patients at New Zealand’s only School of Dentistry. University of Otago researchers audited data for all treatments provided at the Faculty of Dentistry from 2006 to 2011 for patients born prior to 1990. The researchers found ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in the provision of dental extractions, endodontic treatment, crowns, and preventive care.
NCLR Investigator Dr Jesse Kokaua awarded the prestigious HRC Pacific Health Postdoctoral Fellowship
Monday, 14 November 2016 2:06pm
NCLR Investigator Dr Jesse Kokaua has been awarded the prestigious Health Research Council Pacific Health Postdoctoral Fellowship. His research will focus on health implications from education for Pasifika people and their families. Dr Kokaua will be co-hosted by the National Centre for Lifecourse research to work on the Graduate Longitudinal Study New Zealand.
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 1:52pm
HRC funding success - A great day for lifecourse research in NZ
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 1:46pm
A new study from the National Centre for Lifecourse Research's Graduate Longitudinal Study New Zealand confirms the value of a New Zealand university education. The study found that university graduates were highly satisfied with their lives, already earning around the national median income after only two years in the workforce, and that just 2.7% were unemployed.
Friday, 10 June 2016 2:22pm
National Centre for Lifecourse Research partner - the Dunedin Study's documentary is now available on TVNZ on Demand. The four-part documentary series, ‘Why Am I?’, produced by Razor Films is also screening on TV1 over the next month, beginning on Tuesday 31 May at 9.30pm. The series highlights the findings from the Dunedin Study of 1037 people born there in 1972.
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 2:20pm
Research partners - Te Pou Tiringa and the NCLR were recently awarded Health Research Council (HRC) Feasibility Study funding for the research programme ‘Te Kura Mai i Tawhiti’.
Tuesday, 7 June 2016 12:39pm
Professor Richie Poulton, who appeared in Thomson Reuters’ 2014 list of the world’s most influential scientific minds, has joined the Ministry of Social Development (MSD). Professor Poulton fills the new role of Chief Science Advisor and will work to improve the use of evidence in policy development and advice.
Tuesday, 7 June 2016 12:37pm
Nearly half of recent Māori university graduates are the first in their immediate family to attend university, one third are parents and the majority (70%) are female, new research from the National Centre for Lifecourse Research shows. The findings are from the Graduate Longitudinal Study New Zealand (GLSNZ), an ongoing project that, over a 10-year period, will investigate the employment, health and social outcomes of more than 8700 graduates from all eight New Zealand universities. The research is published in the international journal Higher Education Research and Development.