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05 Nov November

Undreamed of ... 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

Saturday, 5 November 2016 at 10:00am - Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin.
The Hocken Library and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery are hosting a joint exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

12 Nov November

Well Balanced: Improving strength and balance at any age

Saturday, 12 November 2016 at 10:00am - Otago Museum Atrium, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin
Set yourself up for a well balanced life.Try the wobble board test, get your hands onto the grip station or check your stats on the Wii Fit, plus more!

21 Jan January

Far From Frozen: Antarctica & Us

Saturday, 21 January 2017 at 10:00am - Atrium Level 1, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Explore Antarctica and learn about the potential impact of climate change on it and us through state-of-the-art immersive media, hands-on interactive models and first-hand insights from scientists undertaking world-changing research on the ice.

 

Public lecture: Bioethics, biobanks, and big data

Friday, 27 January 2017 at 5:00pm - The Hunter Centre, Corner of Great King Street and Frederick Street, Dunedin
Who can—and should—access your medical information? The Bioethics Centre hosts Dr Angela Ballantyne for a cutting edge discussion concerning healthcare and 'big data'

31 Jan January

2017 BMI Research Seminar Series

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 at 9:00am - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, 23a Mein St
2017 BMI Research Seminar Series

01 Feb February

The authority of Rome in the Manuscripts of Early Medieval Europe

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 at 5:30pm - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre
Professor Rosamond McKitterick, Sidney Sussex College, Cambrige, addresses how and why the authority of Rome was communicated and established in the various contexts of politics, ideology, law, the organisation of knowledge, language, and religious orthodoxy in early medieval Europe.

 

2017 Public Health Summer School

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown
Over 30 short (1-3 day) courses hosted by University of Otago, Wellington in February.

 

Wordsmith: Writing across Genres short course

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 at 10:00am - Room T101, College of Education, 145 Union Street East, Dunedin
Passionate about writing?  Join Caroline Lark for a week exploring new writing techniques and styles.

 

Brexit, Trump and the Rise of Post-Truth Populism

Friday, 10 February 2017 at 12:00pm - BURNS2 - Lecture Theatre
In the last three decades, globalization has made the world seem like a smaller and more interconnected place. While the number of problems requiring international solutions has grown, this trend has also generated a sense of disorientation and powerlessness amongst many citizens. Politicians like Nigel Farage, Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen have won considerable support in this context  by pledging ‘take back national control’.

 

Colloquium From the Crucible: Reconsidering the Medieval Legacy in European Political Thought in honour of Professor Cary J. Nederman

Sunday, 12 February 2017 at 3:30pm - Academic Common Room, St Margaret’s College, University of Otago
Professor Cary J. Nederman (Texas A&M University) has been an international leader in the scholarship on medieval and early modern European political thought for more than three decades. In this colloquium, his friends and colleagues engage with his work by enquiring into what is distinctively medieval about medieval political thought and how do the medieval elements relate to modern political thought

 

locals Welcome

Friday, 17 February 2017 at 10:00am - Main Common Room, Union Building

 

South Island Cycle Challenge

Friday, 17 February 2017 at 11:00am - Wall Street Mall, Dunedin
Raise money for the Heart Foundation's 2017 Annual Appeal by taking part in this fun team event for the Dunedin business community.

 

NZIFST Australia & New Zealand Sensory & Consumer Symposium

Monday, 20 February 2017 at 9:00am - Queenstown, New Zealand
The New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Inc (NZIFST) has the great pleasure to invite you to the Australia & New Zealand Sensory & Consumer Science Symposium, Queenstown, New Zealand, 20-22 February 2017.

 

eTransition

Monday, 20 February 2017 at 9:30am - Castle C computer lab starting on the hour, Castle D computer lab starting on the half hour

 

Campus tours

Monday, 20 February 2017 at 10:00am - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

Campus tours

Monday, 20 February 2017 at 11:00am - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

Campus tours

Monday, 20 February 2017 at 1:00pm - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

Campus tours

Monday, 20 February 2017 at 2:00pm - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

eTransition

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 at 9:30am - Castle C computer lab starting on the hour, Castle D computer lab starting on the half hou

 

Campus tours

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 at 10:00am - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

Campus tours

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 at 11:00am - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

eTransition

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 9:30am - Castle C computer lab starting on the hour, Castle D computer lab starting on the half hour

 

Ngā Rōpū Day

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 10:00am - First floor, Te Tumu

 

OUSA Clubs Day

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 10:00am - The Link, ISB Building

 

Campus tours

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 10:00am - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

Campus tours

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 11:00am - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

Campus tours

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 1:00pm - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

Campus tours

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 2:00pm - Visitors’ Centre (corner of St David and Cumberland Street)

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 2:00pm - St David Lecture Theatre

 

OUSA Rummage Sale

Thursday, 23 February 2017 at 9:00am - OUSA Clubs and Societies Centre, 84 Albany Street

 

eTransition

Thursday, 23 February 2017 at 9:30am - Castle C computer lab starting on the hour, Castle D computer lab starting on the half hour

 

Hāngī

Thursday, 23 February 2017 at 1:00pm - Māori Centre/Te Roopu Māori, 523 Castle Street North

 

Joint Otago Energy Research Centre & Centre for Sustainability Seminar

Friday, 24 February 2017 at 12:00pm - Seminar Room
Centre for Sustainability
563 Castle St
Dunedin

Seminar presented by Professor Tadj Oreszczyn, Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, Director of the RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology and Professor of Energy and Environment at the UCL Energy Institute, University College London.

02 Mar March

Returning to study? Unistart

Thursday, 2 March 2017 at 5:30pm - Seminar Room GW3, Student Learning Development, Information Services Building

14 Mar March

An evening with Graeme Macrae Burnet

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 at 6:00pm - Dunedin City Library, 4th floor
Bestselling Scottish crime writer Graeme Macrae Burnet's second novel, "His Bloody Project," is a historical thriller exploring a triple murder in the nineteenth-century Western Highlands. It won the Saltire Award, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, is being published in 20 countries, and has been optioned by Synchr​onicity Films.