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14 Feb February

Draft Copy: Patrick Lundberg

Saturday, 14 February 2015 - Hocken Gallery, Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
An exhibition showcasing the work of the 2014 Frances Hodgkins Fellow.

06 Mar March

Drip Pricing in Market Settings

Friday, 6 March 2015 at 12:00pm - Commerce 2.07
Professor Stephan Roth from the University of Kaiserslautern will present a seminar on Drip Pricing in Market Settings.

 

Mountains, mallets, midnight sun, and Martian landscapes

Friday, 6 March 2015 at 5:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building
Collecting seismic data over an uplifted Miocene basin in the Friis Hills, above the Taylor Valley in the Transantarctic Mountains. Fluid flow by Andrew Gorman

 

Healthy human growth: the challenge for the 21st century

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 at 5:00pm - Blue Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Dentistry, Ground Floor, (entry off Frederick Street)
In this lecture Professor Cameron will review current knowledge of the relationship between human growth and risk factors for non-communicable diseases, and will discuss critical research areas that will focus on identifying and reducing risk in children of the 21st century.

 

Dean’s Open Lecture - Professor Frances Ashcroft

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at 12:00pm - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Wellington
From bench to bedside: how activating KATP channel mutations cause neonatal diabetes.

 

Understanding sports concussion: facts and fallacies

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at 5:30pm - St David Lecture Theatre
This public lecture will explore the potential consequences of concussion often reported  in collision sports, and provide practical information on how we recognise concussion, understanding how this should be managed and when it is safe to return to play.

13 Mar March

Brain Awareness Week

Friday, 13 March 2015 - Otago Museum
Brain Awareness Week (13- 20 March 2015) is a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Join the Brain Health Research Centre and the Otago Museum for a week long programme of exciting seminars and events.

 

Exchange Week 16-20 March 2015

Monday, 16 March 2015 at 10:00am - Room B07, Archway West building, International
Find out about exchange opportunities in Canada!

 

Is working memory capacity fixed or can it be enhanced with computerised cognitive training?

Monday, 23 March 2015 at 12:00pm - Dept Psychology, 275 Leith Walk, William James Seminar Room, Otago Campus
Rosemary Tannock is now Professor Emerita at the University of Toronto and continues as a Senior Scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. A prevailing belief that working memory (WM) is a fixed trait has been challenged by preliminary evidence that it can be enhanced by individualised, intensive, adaptive training with specific software programmes (the best researched is COGMED).