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07 Aug August

W.H. Allen and the 'La Trobe' Effect

Friday, 7 August 2015 - Hocken Gallery, Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
This exhibition showcases works of W.H. Allen who was brought to Dunedin to teach at the School of Art. His modernism influenced a generation of artists including Colin McCahon and Toss Woollaston.

28 Aug August

The Melrose Library: Reflecting the Life and Works of Sir F. Truby King

Friday, 28 August 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
This exhibition showcases the recently catalogued Truby King collection. It reveals these important threads on the man: his importance as the ‘Plunket’ man; his management of institution such as Seacliff and Melrose; his development of infant nutrition and care; his gardening interests, especially roses; and his very ‘1900s’ interest in eugenics.

 

Peace and Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Monday, 31 August 2015 at 12:00pm - Media Production Studio, Owheo Building, Union St East.
 A panel discussion on Peace and Te Tiriti O Waitangi

 

Bioethics Seminar: Benign and Malignant Torts: The loss of outcome responsibility under a no-fault compensation scheme

Monday, 31 August 2015 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Seminar Room, Level one, 71 Frederick Street (entry on Frederick Street) Dunedin. Also, video linked: To secure the booking for this seminar video link in Christchurch and Wellington, please register your name for attendance:Wellington School of Medicine Room D31 Contact: Videoconferencing University of Otago Wellington videoconf.uow@otago.ac.nz ; University of Otago Christchurch Room 7.11 Contact: Dean Pester: Dean.pester@otago.ac.nz . Please note: if there is no registration (for northern campuses) by the Thursday prior to the advertised seminar, the booking for that campus venue will becancelled. (Dunedin attendees do not need to register).
Jesse Wall considers whether New Zealand's no-fault compensation scheme has severed a normatively significant connection between actions and their outcomes in healthcare.

 

The germ theory comes to town

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 at 1:00pm - Barnett Lecture Theatre
Medical forum presentation by Professor William Gillespie, Otago Medical School Alumnus Association. A history of ideas about contagious diseases over 25 centuries, and the reception of the germ theory in 19th century Otago.

 

General practice clinical audits

Thursday, 3 September 2015 at 1:00pm - Room 153, 55 Hanover Street, Department of General Practice and Rural Health
Three General Practice Education Programme (GPEP) trainees will present their findings from clinical audits.