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18 Apr April

Picture/Poem: The Imagery of Cilla McQueen & Joanna Paul

Saturday, 18 April 2015 - Hocken Gallery, 1st Floor, Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
This Hocken exhibition draws parallels between the creative approaches of prolific poet Cilla McQueen and respected painter Joanna Paul.


Bioethics Seminar: Growth Attenuation and Children’s Interests

Monday, 4 May 2015 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Centre Seminar Room , Level one, 71 Frederick Street (entry on Frederick Street), Dunedin. AND 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 . 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 for that campus venue will be terminated. (Dunedin attendees do not need to register).
Focussing on different parental viewpoints as well as various philosophical accounts of welfare, Nikki Kerruish and Jeanne Snelling discuss the underlying complexities regarding the determination of children’s interests with profound cognitive impairment (PCI).

12 May May

Careers Presentation by Department of Corrections - learn about the variety of careers available

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Richardson Building, University of Otago
Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Case Managers, Psychologists, Instructors, Nurses, Programme Facilitators and Tutors are just a few of the staff who work with offenders on a daily basis. Come along and find out more about the changing face of Corrections and the careers on offer.


The Great University Debate:Choosing the Not For Profit over the Corporate job…?

Monday, 18 May 2015 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Richardson Building
As a promising young graduate, you are offered two jobs. One with a charity that you would enjoy working for with reasonable pay, the other with a large multinational firm that provides higher pay and better long term career prospects. Motion: This House would sell out to the man


Te Ara Mua – Future Streets Project

Thursday, 21 May 2015 at 12:10pm - Room 033, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Public Health seminar delivered by Dr Alexandra Macmillan

22 May May

Department of Public Health Friday Seminar

Friday, 22 May 2015 at 12:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown
The rights of the child in the digital world - Simone van der Hoff


Genius Engravers: Eric Gill and Robert Gibbings

Friday, 29 May 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
A Special Collections exhibition showcasing the work of these two British artists and engravers.


Shakespeare and the English Tongue

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at 5:30pm - Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago, Cnr Union Street East and Leith Walk, Dunedin
Open lecture with Patrick Spottiswoode FKC, DLitt(h.c), the very entertaining Director of Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe, London.

24 Jun June

Information evenings for students and parents - Christchurch

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 at 6:00pm - Addington Events Centre, Christchurch
Join the Vice-Chancellor, The Schools' Liaison team and Heads of the Residential Colleges as they provide all the essential information for students and parents.

02 Jul July

Perinatal Ethics Symposium

Thursday, 2 July 2015 at 8:00am - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum
"Starting at the beginning: Ethical issues from pre-implantation to post-birth"


Information evenings for students and parents - Auckland

Monday, 24 August 2015 at 6:30pm - Ellerslie Event Centre, Greenlane, Auckland
Join the Vice-Chancellor, The Schools' Liaison team and Heads of the Residential Colleges as they provide all the essential information for students and parents.

28 Aug August

Scientific Expedition Reports Exhibition

Friday, 28 August 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
An exhibition to showcase the Scientific Expedition Reports, housed in the Special Collections.

26 Oct October

Labour Day

Monday, 26 October 2015

11 Nov November

Otago International Health Research Network (OIHRN) 8th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at 8:30am - St Margaret's College, 333 Leith St, North Dunedin
The Centre for International Health is the host of the Otago International Health Research Network (OIHRN). The network aims to provide an opportunity for researchers and other interested parties to meet, present and discuss projects, along with fostering new collaborative efforts in global health. We are delighted to have Professor Sharon Peacock, as this year’s visiting Williams Evans Fellow and keynote speaker/McAuley Orator at the OIHRN conference.

25 Nov November

trans/forming feminisms: media, technology, identity

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 3:30pm
This conference explores the intersections between contemporary feminist movements, spatial politics and activism, in terms of ('new') mediated representations. Confirmed keynotes include Dr Anja Kanngeiser (Goldsmiths, London) and we anticipate a diverse group of delegates including academics, creative practitioners and activists.

01 Dec December

Screenwriting Research Network Conference

Friday, 1 December 2017 at 12:00pm
The Department of Media, Film and Communication will be hosting the Screenwriting Research Network Conference in December 2017