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Upcoming Events


Want to find out about a career in Planning?

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 4:00pm - Room 5N4, 5th Floor, Geography Department, Richardson Building
Master of Planning information session, come and meet staff and students from the programme.

18 Sep September

Autobiographical memory in animals

Thursday, 18 September 2014 at 12:00pm - Department of Psychology, William James Seminar Room, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus

Currently Head of Department at City University, London, Professor Martin Conway has studied human memory for over 32 years and has an international reputation for research into autobiographical memory, neuropsychology of memory, and neurological basis of memory. A memory expert witness he has advised in many legal cases in Crown Courts and at the Royal Courts of Appeal, and has also been consulted on cases internationally.


2014 Faith Thinking - Music and Worship through the Ages

Friday, 19 September 2014 at 7:00pm - Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership, Knox College, Arden Street
Continuing Education Short Course jointly offered by the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Otago and some Dunedin Churches.


Bioethics seminar: An opportunity for medical students to learn about ethical issues in Paediatrics

Monday, 22 September 2014 at 1:00pm - Dunedin: Audio Visual Suite, Room 1 in the ISB (corner of Albany and Cumberland Streets, behind Disabilities)

Video linked:
To secure the booking for this seminar video link, please register your name for attendance:
Wellington School of Medicine Room D27,  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 will be terminated.

Nikki Kerruish discuses how medical students' longitudinal experiences with families of children with chronic condidtions serves to highlight ethical issues for the students .

02 Oct October

In a nutshell….

Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 12:10pm - Room 033, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Ground Floor, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Dr Rachel Brown and Dr Alexandra Chisholm, Department of Human Nutrition

10 Oct October

Comparison and Ethics

Friday, 10 October 2014 at 12:00pm - Archway 2
An open lecture by Professor Zhang Longxi, City University of Hong Kong.


Compared to What?

Friday, 10 October 2014 at 4:00pm - Burns 4 Lecture Theatre
An open lecture by Professor Haun Saussy, University of Chicago and 2014 De Carle Distinguished Lecturer.


Five year longitudinal outcomes of implementation of a response to intervention model for improving reading performance among elementary age

Monday, 13 October 2014 at 12:00pm - Department of Psychology, William James Seminar Room, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
Professor Edward Shapiro is the 2006 winner of the Senior Scientist Award given by the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association in recognition of providing a sustained programme of outstanding theoretical and research.

His talk will provide the results of five years of high quality RTI implementation in two elementary schools.


HeLa - Theatre Performance

Thursday, 16 October 2014 at 7:00pm - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington - 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington
HeLa - An astonishing story about ethics, equality and ownership of our DNA.