Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:10am
The inaugural Silverline Festival, being held next weekend on 15-16 September, is all about exposing students to ways of wellbeing. The festival will include speakers, all passionate about what they do, and excited to share their knowledge and experiences; one of these being Dr Damian Scarf, Senior Lecturer in Psychology who suffered from severe anxiety throughout undergraduate and into postgraduate study.
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 3:06pm
Hearing her name announced as winner of the Division of Sciences Supervisor of the Year award was gratifying enough, but then when Dr Tamlin Conner, a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology heard it called again, this time for the ‘OUSA Supervisor of the Year’ award, she was stunned.
“Receiving these two awards mean the world to me,” said Dr Tamlin Conner. “I invest an incredible amount of time and effort into my students, and to receive this recognition gives me the motivation to keep up that investment,” she continued.
Thursday, 3 August 2017 3:21pm
The University formally launched its reconfigured line-up of 12 flagship research centres this week at an event during which each centre concisely showcased its often world-leading activities.
Tuesday, 4 July 2017 11:31am
Attendance at early childhood education is associated with benefits for later cognitive and academic outcomes over the life course.
New evidence of personal and social benefits of university education for Māori and Pacific Island graduates
Wednesday, 5 July 2017 11:22am
Latest research from the National Centre for Lifecourse Research (NCLR) suggests that graduating from university may not only change the individual lives of Māori and Pacific Island graduates, but also positively impact on their families, communities and society in general.
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 3:08pm
"Staying ahead of the curve: best practices in the Dunedin Study". A special free public lecture by Professor Richie Poulton CNZM on Wednesday 28 June 2017 at 6pm at the Dunedin town hall.
Friday, 16 June 2017 2:21pm
Health Research Council (HRC) funding success for NCLR partners - the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study and COMPASS
Wednesday, 7 June 2017 12:37pm
Professors Richie Poulton (Psychology) and Sally Brooker (Chemistry) have been named as recipients of the 2017 Queen's Birthday honours list.
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 1:13pm
NCLR Co-Director Professor Richie Poulton has become a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM).
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