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11 Mar March

Fashion Rules OK: Special Collections Exhibition

Friday, 11 March 2016 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor, Central Library, Information Services Building, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
This exhibition is timed to coincide with iD Dunedin Fashion Week. It showcases a diverse collection of books, magazines and objects covering fashion style, etiquette, marketing, theory and costume. 

27 May May

Public Health lunchtime seminar

Friday, 27 May 2016 at 12:30pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D
Settlement Experiences of Kiribati Migrants Living in New Zealand - a Department of Public Health seminar by Dr Mary Anne Thompson. Note also available by webinar.

 

"Samizdat Iterations" by Assoc Prof Jacob Edmond

Friday, 27 May 2016 at 4:00pm - Burns 4 Lecture Theatre, Arts Building
In the Soviet Union, samizdat - a Russian neolgism meaning "self publishing" - was a response to the restricted access to formal means of publishing and to technologies of reproduction. Assoc Prof Jacob Edmond argues that samizdat produced an "iterative turn" in Russian art and literature.

30 May May

Bioethics Seminar: Animal consciousness and animal ethics

Monday, 30 May 2016 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 be cancelled. Dunedin attendees do not need to register.
Grant Gillett discusses reasons for differential treatment of animals.

02 Jun June

GoodYarn: Building mental health literacy in rural professionals

Thursday, 2 June 2016 at 12:10pm - Room 033, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Ground Floor, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Public Health Seminar delivered by Louise Thompson, Health Promotion Team Manager, WellSouth and Lindsay Wright, Southland Rural Support Trust Coordinator, GoodYarn Facilitator

 

Public Health lunchtime seminar

Friday, 3 June 2016 at 12:30pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D, Small Lecture Theatre
Panama Papers: Why tax havens affect us all. A seminar by Nicky Hager (Also available by webinar)

 

Winter Lecture Series 2016

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Parliament Theatrette, Wellington and University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland
Winter Lecture Series 2016

 

Flavour Science: A three day workshop

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 9:00am - Department of Food Science, University of Otago, Dunedin campus.
This comprehensive workshop is a unique combination of daily lectures and hands on exercises designed to help scientists and technologists gain a better appreciation of “flavour”.

 

Performance of the Real: Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 9:00am
The event asks what it is about representations, mediations and performances of the ‘real’ that makes them so compelling in the contemporary moment.

09 Jun June

Revisiting Audiences: Reception, Identity, Technology

Thursday, 9 June 2016 at 8:30am - Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand
Second MFCO Early Career-Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand

16 Jun June

New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study: Recent Findings and Future Directions

Thursday, 16 June 2016 at 3:30pm - Moot Court, 10th floor, Richardson Building
An open symposium with NZAVS members that will consist of brief presentations that highlight the different research questions and methods of analyses that can be uniquely answered using complex multilevel and longitudinal national samples

 

MMus Recital II: Violin

Saturday, 18 June 2016 at 5:30pm - Marama Hall
Karla Norton, Violin - Master of Music Recital II

 

New connections between old lipids

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East, Dunedin
Professor Sally McCormick's Inaugural Professorial Lecture.

06 Jul July

The Energy Cultures International Conference

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 at 9:00am - Mac’s Function Centre in Wellington, New Zealand
The Energy Cultures Conference, ‘Sustainable Energy Futures: Understanding Behaviour and Supporting Transition’ 6th and 7th July 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand, and hosted by the Energy Cultures Research Group from the University of Otago

 

College of Education Information Evening

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 at 7:00pm - College of Education, 145 Union East Street
Find out about the wide range of programmes the College of Education offers for people wanting to be inspiring teachers or who want to study education's impact on society. Held at both the Dunedin and Invercargill campuses.

 

Mediating the Real

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 at 9:00am - Castle C and D
Keynote speakers: Misha Kavka (The University of Auckland); Allen Meek (Massey University) & Agon Hamza (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts). This conference addresses what the ‘Real’ might mean in contemporary media studies.

09 Sep September

Dental Technology Day

Friday, 9 September 2016 at 8:00am - College of Education Auditorium, 145 Union Street East, Dunedin
All members of the dental profession are invited to share in cutting-edge knowledge, while also qualifying for up to 7 hours' CPD.

10 Sep September

Symphony Series Lecture

Saturday, 10 September 2016 at 3:00pm - Archway 3, corner of Union Street East and Leith Walk, University of Otago

20 Sep September

Otago Spotlight Series: Cardiovascular disease research

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 at 9:00am - Nordmeyer Theatre, Wellington Campus, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington
What's going on in CVD research? Where are the answers coming from? A range of internationally acclaimed and emerging researchers present bite-sized, lay-friendly presentations of their work.

24 Oct October

Labour Day

Monday, 24 October 2016

02 Nov November

Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) 9th Annual Conference - formerly OIHRN

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 at 1:00pm - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
The University of Otago, Centre for International Health is the host of the Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) Annual Scientific Meeting, which aims to provide an opportunity to meet, present, and discuss projects and to foster new collaborative efforts in global health. The ASID New Zealand Annual Meeting features presentations in a variety of topics including infectious diseases, infection control, antibiotic stewardship, microbiology, travel medicine and public health. It also includes a Trainee Day. For the first time, and on the occasion of ASID’s 40th anniversary these two conferences will be held next to each other, to offer delegates a diverse program with a range of topics and the opportunity to visit the home of the first medical school of New Zealand, in the beautiful Otago region.

 

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) New Zealand Annual Meeting 2016 (Tentative Notice)

Thursday, 3 November 2016 at 6:00pm - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
For the first time, and on the occasion of ASID’s 40th anniversary the ASID and OGHI conferences will be held next to each other, to offer delegates a diverse program with a range of topics and the opportunity to visit the home of the first medical school of New Zealand, in the beautiful Otago region.

21 Nov November

Performing precarity: Refugee representation, determination and discourses

Monday, 21 November 2016 at 10:00am
A three-day international conference addressing issues around the representation of 'real' crises, in particular the 'refugee crisis'. Keynote speakers include Professor Suvendrini Perera (Curtin University, Australia) and Professor Nikos Papastergiadis (University of Melbourne, Australia)

25 Apr April

ANZAC Day

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

23 Oct October

Labour Day

Monday, 23 October 2017

01 Dec December

Screenwriting Research Network Conference

Friday, 1 December 2017 at 12:00pm
We are hosting the 9th OERC Symposium on 26 November, 2015 at Arana College. Call for abstracts and details will be announced soon.