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Upcoming Health Sciences Events

01 Aug August

Department of Public Health Friday Seminar

Friday, 1 August 2014 at 12:30pm - Nordmeyer Theatre, University of Otago, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington
Children and Smokefree 2025: A joint seminar of the Departments of Paediatrics and Public Health

04 Aug August

Bioethics Seminar: Rods and Resemblances: Wittgensteinian Reflections on Conceptualising Disease

Monday, 4 August 2014 at 1:00pm - Dunedin: Audio Visual Suite, Room 1 in the ISB (corner of Albany and Cumberland Streets, behind Disabilities)

Video linked:
To secure the booking for this seminar video link, please register your name for attendance:

Wellington School of Medicine Room D27 Contact: Videoconferencing University of Otago Wellington
University of Otago Christchurch Room 7.11 Contact: Dean Pester:

Please note: if there is no registration (for northern campuses) by the Thursday prior to the advertised seminar, the booking will be terminated.

Neil Pickering discusses the concept of disease in relation to mental health, exploring whether Wittgenstein's philosophy of language can offer us any guidance.