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Physicist humbled by Division of Sciences Award
Winning a Special Award for Distinguished Service from the Division of Sciences is very special and very humbling for Professor Rob Ballagh of Physics.


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Wellington’s new simulation suite to aid obesity research

A new environmental simulation suite at the University’s Wellington campus will help researchers test ideas such as whether modern office environments might be contributing to the world’s growing obesity rates.


Blind football draw for staff team

Staff came from behind to equalise in the last minute in the inaugural staff versus students blind football match played on the Dunedin campus today.


PIPI study wins Innovation Award

A novel Otago-led prediabetes pilot project has won an Excellence in Innovation award at the recent Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Health Awards.



Caravan - Oxford 1976

Caravan for sale, four berths, current WOF and registration.

Housemate wanted in St Clair

Looking for a housemate to share a three-bedroom house in St Clair.

Three bedroom home for rent

Three bedroom house in quiet street in Halfway Bush with large double garage and glasshouse.



Are you a dog lover?

If you're a dog lover, I'd love to hear your opinion!

University researcher, Josephine Tan is carrying out research to see what dog owners think about the idea of a Dog Daycare facility being run by the Otago Polytechnic.


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

Otago 150 years

Admitting women

  No women featured among the founding students (whose story appeared in last month’s post), but their absence did not …

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Making news

Would-be tenants seek to live in cars on driveways to beat Auckland rents
18 August – New Zealand Herald

Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders
17 August – Radio New Zealand

Campylobacter in Hawke's Bay
16 August – Radio New Zealand



Stepping into the community to support Orphans Aid

Four students living at Cumberland College are discovering the joys and insights volunteer work brings, heading off-campus every second Saturday to help at the Orphans’ Aid Opshop in South Dunedin.


Hocken snaps: Otago Registry building and Clock Tower

This is a photograph of the University of Otago Registry building and Clock Tower.