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Upcoming events

16 Mar March

A Middle Eastern Odyssey: From Constantinople to Palmyra

Friday, 16 March 2018 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, Central Library, Information Services Building, 65 Albany Street, Dunedin
A Special Collections exhibition highlighting Middle Eastern books in the collection


Sugar talk – Comparing people’s sweetness perception and cognitive responses to common dietary sugars

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 at 1:00pm - Gowland Lecture Theatre, 2nd floor, Lindo Ferguson Building
Presented by Dr Mei Peng, Sensory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Food Science, University of Otago


Otago Anniversary Local History Lecture

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, corner of Union Street East and Leith Walk
“Here will nature be triumphant and bring the mind to rejoice”: Conservation and the history of the Otago Peninsula - Dr Jonathan West (Office of Treaty Settlements)

21 Mar March

Ageing Well: Biological, psychological, and social dimensions

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 10:00am - Dunedin Public Art Gallery
This colloquium showcases the work of CARE researchers and their colleagues, and celebrates the contributions of Amanda Barusch, on the occasion of her retirement.


Life and Death by Impact: Drilling for clues

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 5:00pm - Quad 4, Otago Campus

The most recent of Earth’s five largest mass extinction events occurred 66 Ma, coeval with the impact of a ~12 km asteroid, striking at ~60 degrees into what is today the Yucatán Peninsula, México, producing the ~200 km-wide Chicxulub crater. In this presentation, Professor Gulick will present findings, going some way to help solve the mystery of what took place so long ago.


A Daft Wee Play

Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre, Union St
A Daft Wee Play - Lunchtime Theatre


Brains in the Octagon

Friday, 23 March 2018 at 11:00am - Upper Octagon
The Brain Health Research Centre and Dunedin's community brain health agencies will be in the Upper Octagon to answer questions.


English & Linguistics Friday Seminar: John Hale - John Dryden and John Milton: Connected, compared, and contrasted

Friday, 23 March 2018 at 4:00pm - Castle D - the seminar room near the Leith, and at the Richardson Building end of the Castle Lecture Theatre complex
Honorary Fellow John K. Hale speaks on the points of contact between John Milton and John Dryden, ranging from their translating work in the same Government office in the 1650s, to Dryden asking Milton for permission to turn 'Paradise Lost' into an opera!


Green Cross Health Pharmacy Award Ceremony 2018

Friday, 23 March 2018 at 6:30pm - Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin Town Hall, Moray Place, Dunedin
Designed to celebrate the achievements and successes of both our students and staff as well as to recognise special awards for our supportive preceptors and valued alumni


Driver reactions to vehicle automation

Monday, 26 March 2018 at 12:00pm - William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
Professor Neville A Stanton, PhD, is a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Ergonomist and a Chartered Engineer.