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27 Mar March

Exchange Week

Monday, 27 March 2017 at 12:00pm - Archway West Building, International Office, 2nd floor, Room 103
Complete part of your Otago degree overseas, paying only Otago tuition fees! 

 

Give way to the right: Right frontal asymmetry as a neurological marker of regulatory control

Monday, 27 March 2017 at 12:00pm - William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
Philip Gable is an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama in the United States. He received his PhD in 2010 from Texas A&M University where he studied motivational neuroscience. Broadly, his work investigates the role of motivation in emotional, cognitive, and neurophysiological processes and has been cited over three thousand times.

 

No place to hide: climate change and urgency

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 at 5:30pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre
Emeritus Professor Jim Flynn discusses the urgency of climate change and climate engineering in his upcoming public lecture titled, No place to hide: climate change and urgency.

 

Bioethics Seminar: Doctors in Denial

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 2:00pm - 71 Frederick Street, Hunter Centre Annex Room G10, corner of Frederick Street & Great King Street, (access from carpark ).

Ronald W Jones, author of "Doctors in Denial: the forgotten women in the 'Unfortunate Experiment," discusses his time at National Women's Hospital and his role in helping to expose the truth about Herbert Green’s cervical cancer study.

 

A Jews' Eye View of the Reformation

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 5:15pm - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre
COMMEMORATING THE REFORMATION 2017
Professor Stephen Barnett, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

30 Mar March

Seminar - MEd Candidates Kate McAnelly and Sarah Robertson

Thursday, 30 March 2017 at 12:00pm -  ERG04, Education and Resource Centre, 157 Union Street East, UOCE
Kate McAnelly (MEd candidate) presents: Achieving citizenship for all: How can a kindergarten community of practice support the active participation of a disabled child and their family? and Sarah Robertson (MEd candidate) presents: Mums but not just Mums; Re-presenting Youth, Maturity and Motherhood on Facebook.

 

Security, Race, Biopower: Talks on Technology and Corporeality

Thursday, 30 March 2017 at 1:00pm - St David Seminar Room 5, University of Otago
This seminar features three speakers on their research contributions to the edited collection, Security, Race, Biopower: Essays on Technology and Corporeality (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

 

Book Launch - The Singing Dolphin by Mere Whaanga

Friday, 31 March 2017 at 10:30am - University Book Shop (UBS), 378 Great King Street, Dunedin

"Every once in a while, a dolphin will come to the island beside The Pathway of the Whales. It will leap and play with people, bring gifts and sing songs.” Award-winning author Mere Whaanga tells a story of land, sea and seasons; of living creatures and family ties, and the songs that connect us all.

 

“Security, Race, Biopower” Book Launch

Friday, 31 March 2017 at 5:00pm - Pequeño Lounge Bar, 50 Princes St, opposite Rialto Cinema
Come celebrate the launch of “Security, Race, Biopower: Essays on Technology and Corporeality”, a new collection from Palgrave MacMillan, edited by Dr Holly Randell-Moon and Ryan Tippet from the University of Otago’s Department of Media, Film and Communication.

03 Apr April

The Survivor to Thriver (S2T) collaborative strengths-based group intervention: Enabling posttraumatic growth outcomes in women survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Monday, 3 April 2017 at 12:00pm - William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
Dr Hayley Walker-Williams and Professor Ansie Fouché, North-West University, Vanderbijlpark Campus, South Africa will give a talk on enabling posttraumatic growth outcomes in women survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

05 Apr April

Innovations in Teaching and Learning

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 12:00pm - School of Pharmacy seminar room 713, Level 7 Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Mairead will demonstrate some of the award-winning work she has developed using Lt, ADI's latest online learning design platform

 

Shakespeare Otago Regional Festival

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 6:00pm - Otago Boys High School Auditorium, 2 Arthur Street, Dunedin
Students from Otago secondary schools perform 5- and 15-minute scenes from Shakespeare's plays on Wednesday 5 April and Thursday 6 April.

 

Health Science First Year Open Evening

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 6:00pm - University of Otago Union Hall
640 Cumberland Street
North Dunedin   9016

2017 University of Otago Heath Science First Year Open Evening coming soon.

 

Lunchtime Theatre - Chamber Music

Thursday, 6 April 2017 at 1:00pm - Alen Hall Theatre

Lunchtime Theatre Chamber Music  By Arthur Kopit  Directed by Zoe Connor

 

Shakespeare Otago Regional Festival

Thursday, 6 April 2017 at 6:00pm - Otago Boys High School Auditorium, 2 Arthur Street, Dunedin
Students from Otago secondary schools perform 5- and 15-minute scenes from Shakespeare's plays on Wednesday 5 April and Thursday 6 April.

 

The future face of healthcare

Thursday, 6 April 2017 at 6:00pm - SIT Centrestage Theatre, 48 Esk Street,  Invercargill
What is the future face of healthcare in New Zealand?

07 Apr April

Lunchtime Theatre - Chamber Music

Friday, 7 April 2017 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre
Lunchtime Theatre Chamber Music  By Arthur Kopit  Directed by Zoe Connor

11 Apr April

Introduction in Forensic Entomology

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 at 1:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre, 1st floor Hercus Building
Presented by Mr Marcus Schwarz, Forensic Entomologist, Leipzig University, Germany

 

“Go Tell the Spartans . . .” War and the Warrior in Archaic and Early Classical Greek Art

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 at 6:00pm - Burns 2, Arts Building
This lecture explores some aspects of the representation of war and warriors in archaic Greece (ca. 800-480 B.C.).

 

Lunchtime Concert - Improvisations on Classics and Polycycles

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at 1:00pm - Marama Hall

Improvisations on Classics and Polycycles

Polycyclic comprovisations by Coleman alongside new adaptions of classics 

22 Apr April

Who eats who at the aquarium?

Saturday, 22 April 2017 at 10:00am - New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014
Join a marine scientist at the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre to find out about marine food webs - the who eats who in the ocean.