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Winter Lecture Series 2016

Challenging the status quo in New Zealand

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NB The Wellington lectures will be hosted by the Hon. Michael Woodhouse, National List Member of Parliament resident in Dunedin.The Minister will host the series in association with the University of Otago. All Wellington lectures will be by invitation.

The 2016 Winter Lecture Series is in association with the Health Research Council.

Register your interest or contact Lisa Vote
Email lisa.vote@otago.ac.nz
Telephone 64 3 479 8463


The Dunedin Longitudinal Study: Superb Science, but so what?

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Professor Richie Poulton

"This ground-breaking study has produced more than 1200 scientific reports during the past four decades and is the subject of award-winning TV 1 documentary Why am I: The Science of Us. Professor Richie Poulton describes how the researchers on this study are poised to make their most important contributions yet."

Wednesday 8 June 2016, Parliament Theatrette, Wellington at 6.00pm; and
Thursday 9 June 2016, University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland at 6.30pm

Professor Richie Poulton, Director, Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health & Research Unit, Division of Sciences
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One Health: taking a global approach to the control of infectious diseases

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Professor David Murdoch

"As an infectious diseases expert, Professor Murdoch discusses the inextricable link between the health of humans, other animals and the environment in the fight against infectious diseases."

Wednesday 15 June 2016, Parliament Theatrette, Wellington at 6.00pm; and
Thursday 16 June 2016, University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland at 6.30pm

Professor David Murdoch, Department of Pathology at the University of Otago, Christchurch
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Power, rigging and the New Zealand CEO

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Dr Helen Roberts

"Senior Lecturer in Finance and Accountancy Dr Helen Roberts examines the growing gap between the pay of CEO and worker, and the influence that CEOs exert on the pay-setting process in New Zealand."

Wednesday 29 June 2016, Parliament Theatrette, Wellington at 6.00pm; and
Thursday 30 June 2016, University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland at 6.30pm

Dr Helen Roberts, Department of Accountancy and Finance, Otago Business School
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Why Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare; why it matters

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"As we mark 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, Professor Tribble examines recent debates about Shakespeare’s authorship of plays ascribed to him and shows why it matters that they were written by the man from Stratford."

Professor Lyn Tribble

Wednesday 6 July 2016, Parliament Theatrette, Wellington at 6.00pm
Thursday 7 July 2016, University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland at 6.30pm

Professor Lyn Tribble, Department of English & Linguistics, Division of Humanities
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The race against antimicrobial resistance: Can we win?

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Professor Greg Cook

"Distinguished Otago Microbiologist Professor Greg Cook discusses the battle against antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which threatens to return us to the pre-antibiotic era. Professor Cook will discuss the threat of AMR and how we are developing new weapons to fight its global spread."

Wednesday 17 August 2016, Parliament Theatrette, Wellington at 6.00pm; and
Thursday 18 August 2016, University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland at 6.30pm

Professor Greg Cook, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Health Sciences
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Ultra Violet and the sun-smart kid

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Associate Professor Tony Reeder

"Associate Professor Reeder discusses promising but neglected methods of primary prevention of skin cancer in the New Zealand context."

Wednesday 24 August 2016, Parliament Theatrette, Wellington at 6.00pm; and
Thursday 25 August 2016
, University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland at 6.30pm

Associate Professor Tony Reeder, Co-Director of the Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Division of Health Sciences.
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Date Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - Thursday, 25 August 2016
Time All Day Event
Audience Public
Event Category Research Events
Event Type Lecture
Winter Lecture Series
LocationParliament Theatrette, Wellington and University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street, Auckland
CostFree public lectures however you must register to attend the Wellington lectures
Contact NameLisa Vote
Contact Phone64 3 479 8463
Contact Emaillisa.vote@otago.ac.nz
Websitehttp://www.otago.ac.nz/winter-lectures/index.html

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