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Upcoming events

16 Jun June

Exhibition: Intrepid journeys travelling with the Hakluyt Society

Friday, 16 June 2017 - De Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor, Central Library, University of Otago, 65 Albany Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
A Special Collections Exhibition celebrates the work of Dr Esmond de Beer and highlights the work of the Hakluyt Society - to print rare and unpublished voyages and travels.

26 Jul July

Pacific Island Open Evening

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 at 7:00pm - Room 712, Level 7, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin 9054
The School of Pharmacy is open to Health Science First Years students and any person of Pacific Island decent interested in studying pharmacy.  Bookings are essential.  Please contact reception if you are interested in attending.

16 Aug August

A taster course in the New Testament Greek

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - Burns 5 (Albany Street), University of Otago
Join Dr Katie Marcar and enjoy a 'taster' of New Testament Greek.  This short course is run over three Wednesdays in August.

23 Aug August

Seminar | Green space in a resilient city

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
A talk hosted by New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. Presented by Paul Blaschke, Myfanwy Emeny and Peter Gilberd


Paediatric Seminar | Two presentations

Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 1:00pm - 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Children's Pavilion, Dunedin Hospital
Two presentations by trainee interns in the Section of Paediatrics, Department of Women's and Children's Health


Where is our firearms policy headed?

Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 1:00pm - St David Seminar Room 5
 Seminar on firearms policy in NZ from Marie Russell, Department of Public Health


4:48 Psychosis

Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre
4:48 Psychosis Lunchtime Theatre


Ethics and Climate Change

Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 2:00pm - Seminar Room 5, Level 10 Richardson Building
Come and hear from Professor Jonathan Boston on Ethics and Climate Change.


4:48 Psychosis

Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 7:30pm - Allen Hall Theatre
4:48 Psychosis


Seminar | Equal Explanatory Power: The What, Why and How

Friday, 25 August 2017 at 12:30pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D
A public health lunchtime seminar from the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Jason Gurney, Bridget Robson, James Stanley and Donna Cormack


4:48 Psychosis

Friday, 25 August 2017 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre
4:48 Psychosis


White Noise of Desire

Friday, 25 August 2017 at 4:00pm
This paper considers two related propositions, which are interrogated as part of the Lacanian struggle for subjective articulation. The first proposition is that information and communication technologies retain their autonomy beyond the subject and the second is that such technologies are a product of their storage and containment.

28 Aug August

Screenwriting Research Network Conference

Monday, 28 August 2017 at 8:00am
In 2017 the annual international conference on screenwriting research will be hosted and organised by the Department of Media, Film, and Communication at the University of Otago in Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand, in partnership with the New Zealand Writers Guild.


Rural Generalist CME Workshop 2017

Thursday, 31 August 2017 at 9:00am - Taupo
In depth small group workshop presented by rural clinicians who understand how we do things rurally. Stroke, palliative care, psychogeriatric, rehabilitation and more. Suitable for rural GP and rural hospital doctors.


Public lectures on animal research

Friday, 1 September 2017 at 2:00pm - Red Lecture theatre
Public lectures on animal research with Dr Helena Hogberg and Professor Roger Morris

05 Sep September

SJWRI Research Day 2017

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 at 8:30am - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, The Octagon, Dunedin City
Celebrating the research achievements of the SJWRI and Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Otago, SJWRI Research Day 2017 will be held on Tuesday 5th September at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.


Biochemistry PhD Seminar | Harvinder Singh

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar rm 231
The role of the low-molecular-weight proteins of the CP43 pre-assembly complex in photosystem II


Thirst for knowledge

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen & Bar, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin
Out of the mouths of babes: Interviewing children in clinical and legal contexts

07 Sep September

Master Class with Professor Rita Felski

Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 11:00am - Arts/Burns 1.W.1, Department of English & Linguistics seminar room, first floor/west wing, 95 Albany Street, Dunedin
The Department of English and Linguistics invites postgraduate research students and early-career academic staff to attend a master class with Professor Rita Felski, who is visiting Otago as the 2017 Margaret Dalziel Lecturer.


Political forum | Our climate, our future

Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 5:15pm - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington
Co-hosted by University of Otago, Wellington, 350 Aotearoa and Generation Zero


2017 Dalziel Lecture: Rita Felski - Getting it: Art and attunement

Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 5:30pm - Burns 2
This year's Margaret Dalziel Lecture will be presented by Rita Felski, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English at the University of Virginia, Editor of New Literary History, and Niels Bohr Professor at University of Southern Denmark.

11 Sep September

14th Annual Open Peace Lecture

Monday, 11 September 2017 at 6:15pm - St David Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Dunedin campus.
14th Annual Open Peace Lecture. Healing, transformation and non-violence: Peace-making in the Holy Land. Dr Sami Awad, Holy Land Trust, Bethlehem

12 Sep September

Otago Spotlight Series: Child Health Research

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 at 9:00am - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington
Over a dozen University of Otago researchers will be in the spotlight providing short, easy-to-understand outlines of their research in child health.


Careers for Bachelor of Arts Students

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 at 5:00pm - Hunter Centre, corner of Frederick and Great King Streets, Dunedin
Hear graduates talk about their career journeys and find out what employers are looking for. Public and Private sector, and Social Enterprise careers will be featured.

20 Sep September

The Chatham Rise: Bulwark of Zealandia

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin
Nick Mortimer, GNS Science

21 Sep September

Dental Technology Day 2017

Thursday, 21 September 2017 at 8:30am
All members of the dental profession are invited to attend Dental Technology Day 2017, in Dunedin.