University of Otago receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for groundbreaking research in global health and development
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
The University of Otago announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Student attitude of ‘excessive entitlement’ may result in exam failure
Monday, 20 May 2013
University students who have an exaggerated belief in what they deserve, known as ‘excessive entitlement’, tend to do worse in their exams than those who take personal responsibility and are internally motivated for success.
Vitamin C does not alleviate gout as previously thought
Friday, 17 May 2013
Latest research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, has shown vitamin C does not significantly lower uric acid levels in gout patients, despite previous studies touting its benefit.
Light cast on lifestyle and diet of first New Zealanders
Thursday, 16 May 2013
A University of Otago-led multidisciplinary team of scientists have shed new light on the diet, lifestyles and movements of the first New Zealanders by analysing isotopes from their bones and teeth.
Otago VC joins scientific network focused on improving health
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
The University of Otago’s Vice-Chancellor is bringing her expertise in biological and cognitive development to a collaborative organisation of scientists and clinicians focused on discovering ‘the healthiest start to life’ for New Zealand’s children.
Report shows increasing economic impact of University of Otago
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
The overall direct economic impact of the University of Otago to Dunedin and other centres in New Zealand is now $897 million – a rise of $7.2 million since 2011, a new report shows.
Otago cancer researcher gains HRC Explorer Grant
Monday, 13 May 2013
A leading University of Otago researcher has gained Health Research Council (HRC) funding to investigate a new way to measure the aggressiveness of cancer cells using circular polarised light.
Christchurch researchers help save the lives of very premature babies
Monday, 13 May 2013
Researchers from Christchurch have played a crucial role in an international study aimed at saving the lives of very premature babies.
Otago pleased by its placing in world university subject rankings
Thursday, 9 May 2013
The University of Otago welcomes the release of the 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject, in which Otago ranked among the top 100 institutions in the world in 12 subject areas.
Emerging researchers recognised by Health Research Council
Monday, 6 May 2013
Two University of Otago scientists have awarded Emerging Researcher First Grants by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand.
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