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Upcoming events

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.

02 Sep September

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.


Department of Public Health Friday Seminar

Friday, 4 September 2015 at 12:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown
The effect of payday lending restrictions on liquor sales - Harold Cuffe

07 Sep September

Bioethics Seminar: Which is it? Competency or Capacity? And pitfalls of Capacity assessment

Monday, 7 September 2015 at 1:00pm - 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  .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 cancelled. Dunedin attendees do not need to register.
Crawford Duncan, Specialist Psychiatrist, plots the path from clinical examination to legal report for a clinician, and reports identified pitfalls of capacity assessments...


Talking about the FIRE Economy

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 at 5:30pm - University Bookshop, Great King St.
An open lecture by Professor Jane Kelsey, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland. 


Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor David Tombs

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East
Professor David Tombs holds the Howard Paterson Chair in Theology and Public Issues and is Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues at the University of Otago. His Inaugural Professorial Lecture will discuss Latin American liberation theology and its ongoing legacy.


Pursuing peace in a time of peace and a time of war. Rabbi Fred Morgan. Professorial Fellow, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. Otago Tertiary Chaplaincy and Dunedin Abrahamic Interfaith Group Annual Peace Lecture.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 at 5:30pm - St  David Lecture Theatre, St David  St., University of  Otago
What is the role of religions in times of peace and times of war? And how do the dynamics of pursuing peace under different circumstances impact on interfaith relations?

15 Sep September

A Woman's Justice

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 at 5:30pm - Archway 4 Lecture Theatre, University of Otago
The 2015 Suffrage Lecture will be presented by Louise Nicholas, National Survivor Advocate, Rape Prevention Education.


Law in the social constitution of the Holocaust

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Faculty of Law, Level 10 Richardson Building
Hear the 2015 Sir Eric Hotung Visiting Fellow, Professor Wayne Morrison from Queen Mary University of London.

22 Sep September

Farm Start Up to World Leader - The IVHQ Story

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 at 5:15pm - Otago Business School: Level 2, Co2.07, Commerce Building, Cnr Clyde and Union Street.
2014 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Otago Business Alumnus Dan Radcliffe: International Volunteer HQ


Edmonton Alumni Function

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 at 6:00pm
Mrs Alison Finigan from the University of Otago’s Development & Alumni Relations Office invites you to an informal gathering for alumni and partners.

23 Sep September

Marama Hall Lunchtime Concert

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 at 1:00pm - Marama Hall
Masters Flute Performance Students in Recital

26 Sep September

Fiefia Cultural Night 2015

Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 6:00pm - College of Education Auditorium, 145 Union Street East, Dunedin
An evening of stunning performances of song and dance from across the Pacific!

30 Sep September

2015 Hub in the Pub Jones Bar

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 at 5:30pm - Jones Bar (behind The White Rabbit), 69 Customs Street East, Auckland


Yeats, Heaney and Pastoral

Thursday, 1 October 2015 at 5:30pm - Burns 1 Lecture Theatre, Arts Building
An open lecture by Bernard O'Donoghue, University of Oxford.