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Upcoming events

06 May May


Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 10:00am - Hocken Library
90 Anzac Avenue

Important works from Hocken's pictorial collections and gems from their archives, books, ephemera, maps and music along with works from Special Collections and Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

29 May May

Gone with the Wind: International Migration

Monday, 29 May 2017 at 12:00pm - Burns 7
Join Dr Dennis Wesselbaum of the Centre for Global Migrations as he examines the driving forces of international migration which show climate change is a more important driver than income and political freedom.


Bioethics Seminar - When shared decision making breaks down: A proposed checklist for reviewing parental refusals of treatment

Monday, 29 May 2017 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Seminar Room, Level one, 71 Frederick Street (entry on Frederick Street), Dunedin. Also video linked UOW and UOC.

The ethics of over-riding parental decisions for their child continues to challenge clinical and legal professionals throughout the world.  Janine Winters explores a proposed checklist  intended to prompt advisors, mediators and arbiters of disputes.

30 May May

PhD Seminar: Tahzeeb Fatima

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room 231
PhD Seminar: Gout and Metabolic Disease: Investigation of Potential Relationship in the New Zealand Population

31 May May

Deep South Challenge Seminar Series - Prof Pat Langhorne

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:00pm -

Virtual Location:

  • To Participate via ZOOM, ensure you have registered beforehand.

Physical locations:

  • NIWA Wellington: Conference Room (contact
  • University of Otago: Conference Room 312, Department of Physics, Science III (contact
  • University of Canterbury: Room 411, Law Building (contact

The importance of processes on the margins of the Antarctic sea ice cover


Seminar | Wages, wellbeing & location

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, ground floor, City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington

A talk hosted by New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. Presented by Arthur Grimes and Philip S Morrison


Luther, The Bible and science

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 5:15pm - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre
Associate Professor John Stenhouse, Department of History and Art History, University of Otago

01 Jun June

Voyager XIX - Lunchtime Theatre

Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre
Voyager XIX presented by the THEA152 Theatre Technology class


OERC Seminar: Tidal Energy - Present and Future

Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 4:00pm - Seminar Room, Centre for Sustainability, 563 Castle St, Dunedin.
OERC Seminar: Malcolm Smeaton, presents "Tidal Energy: Present and Future"Physics, Ocean Physics, University of Otago.

02 Jun June

SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn National Shakespeare Festival

Friday, 2 June 2017 at 10:00am - Secondary School Performances at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

SGCNZ YSC, Competition Prize-Giving & Award Ceremony at the Opera House, Wellington

46 scintillating Shakespeare scenes selected from SGCNZ's Regional UOSWF nationwide, plus Emerging & SGCNZ YSC Showcases featured in venues in Wellington.


Voyager XIX - Lunchtime Theatre

Friday, 2 June 2017 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre
Voyager XIX -= Presented by the THEA152 Theatre Technollgy class...


Homemade Jam

Friday, 2 June 2017 at 6:45pm - ReFuel
A night of original music from the MUSI346 Contemporary Performance Students