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Upcoming events


Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Nick Wilson

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 at 5:00pm - University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown - Nordmeyer Theatre
Inaugural Professorial Lecture to be given by Professor Nick Wilson. Beyond Death and Taxes: A Public Health Perspective


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.


A Letterpress Legacy: The Dartmouth College Book Arts Workshop Exhibition

Thursday, 1 September 2016 - Central Library, Special Collections, University of Otago, Information Services Building, 65 Albany Street, Dunedin
A Special Collections exhibition celebrating the Matariki partnership between Otago and Dartmouth, highlighting the Dartmouth Book Arts Workshop


SJWRI Research Symposium

Thursday, 1 September 2016 at 8:45am - Dunedin Public Art Gallery
An opportunity for all those interested in cutting-edge dental and oral health research—dental professionals, practitioners, biomedical researchers, the dental industry, research funders, and research users—to learn about the research achievements of the Sir John Walsh Research Institute (SJWRI) and the Faculty of Dentistry.


Oral Health Inequalities & the Dental Workforce

Thursday, 1 September 2016 at 1:00pm - Department of General Practice and Rural Health, Jan Breward Seminar Room, 55 Hanover Street
Social inequalities in oral health and workforce issues


A researcher's guide to understanding modern statistics

Monday, 5 September 2016 at 3:30pm - Barclay Theatre, Otago Museum 419 Great King Street, Dunedin
Professor Sander Greenland

07 Sep September

Sociologically, why do we need ethics committees?

Wednesday, 7 September 2016 at 12:00pm - AEB11 (Room B11, Archway East)
Seminar presented by Associate Professor Martin Tolich (Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work)


Taking care with compost

Thursday, 8 September 2016 at 12:10pm - Room 033/036, Ground Floor, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Public Health Seminar delivered by Professor Patricia Priest

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

12 Sep September

Physiology seminar: Two presentations

Monday, 12 September 2016 at 1:00pm - Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre, First floor, Hercus Building
Presented by Chidinma Okolo and Jan-Peter Baldin


Toitū te Whenua, Toitū te Mana

Monday, 12 September 2016 at 5:30pm - Archway 4 Lecture Theatre
Professor Jacinta Ruru, Faculty of Law, presents her Inaugural Professorial Lecture

13 Sep September

Teaching Matters: Facilitating small groups

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 at 12:00pm - Tuesday, 13 September 12–1pm Dame Norma Restieaux Room, first floor, Dunedin Hospital and Wednesday, 14 September 12–1pm Octagonal Room, first floor, Dunedin Hospital
Two one-hour presentations on facilitation of small groups with a focus on health professional education, Medical Education Group, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago

14 Sep September

Public Lecture: "Life on Zealandia."

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 at 6:00pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre

The 15th Annual Geoff Baylis Lecture
held by the Botanical Society of Otago in conjunction with the Department of Botany.

Presented by Dr Nick Mortimer
Geologist and petrologist with GNS Science in Dunedin

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.

21 Sep September

Inaugural State of Public Health lecture

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 at 5:30pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre, University of Otago
Inaugural State of Public Health lecture featuring Professor Sir David Skegg