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Intriguing story of life and death
Wellington campus epidemiologist Professor Tony Blakely has explored in-depth the dramatic changes in New Zealand's mortality rates over the last century in a new book being launched tomorrow.

 

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Otago worth visiting says travel website

The University of Otago has been named among the top international universities worth travelling abroad for by online travel site FlipKey.com.

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Gigatown and gown

Since October of last year, Dunedin has been competing to become New Zealand’s first Gigatown. With the city now in the finals, Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne expresses her support and encourages staff to get involved.

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Top tips from the Thesis Whisperer

In Dunedin as part of the Graduate Research Festival, the Thesis Whisperer, a.k.a Dr Inger Mewburn, told graduate students it is OK to "make a mess and then clean it up" when drafting their PhD.

 

Classifieds

Samsung 26" HD LED-LCD TV

Black TV set, 26", LED-LCD.

Macandrew Bay home available for short-term

Fully furnished three-bedroom house for rent in Macandrew Bay, Available 23 Nov to 26 Jan.

Maori Hill/City Rise two bedroom apartment for rent

Warm, clean and sunny, two-bedroom apartment at Warrender Street, with nice harbour and city views, Eight minutes walk to the University.

 

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Otago University Staff Families Association Programme - Semester 2

Otago University Staff Families Association ( OUSFA) runs a varied social programme for University Staff members, their partners and families.

 

Ali Clarke's Blog: University of Otago 1869-2019 ~ writing a history

Otago 150 years

Exam time

It’s that time of year when a sunny day brings students outdoors with their books (or perhaps their laptops). Many …

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Making news

"Professor Penguin"
18 October – Otago Daily Times

Otago links in finding on space weather
16 October – Otago Daily Times

Shining light on crystals of the ocean
11 October – Otago Daily Times

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Hocken Snaps - the Otago University Women's Hockey Club 1919

The Women's Hockey Club of 1919. This photo has a full caption of team members.

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Hidden Talents: Through the computer geek’s lens

A self-described computer geek, Database Administrator Tomas Sobek has an eye for photography and an insatiable thirst for knowledge.