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The health of the water is the health of our lives.
University of Otago Professor of Zoology Philip Seddon.

Quoted at Otago, The Otago Daily Times, Monday, 27 March.



'Influenzial' career

A beach littered with dead birds provided a "eureka" moment for Otago alumnus Professor Robert Webster who, over the following decades, became a world authority on avian flu, its transmission and its implications for the future.


The BRCA code

Angelina Jolie drew worldwide attention to the familial risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Otago’s Dr Logan Walker is now working to develop screening tools to identify those most at risk of these cancers.