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Otago sends medical equipment to Samoa
A 40 tonne shipping container filled with medical equipment, car seats and more than 100 distraction bears is heading to Samoa, thanks to a Health Sciences initiative.

 

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Otago VC profiled in CEO Magazine

Professor Harlene Hayne has discussed the change in perspective required in moving from being a psychology researcher, to head of a university, in the global business publication The CEO Magazine.

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NZ-China links in non-communicable disease research strengthened

Otago last week signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with four leading Shanghai institutions.

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Otago researchers recognised at Research Honours Dinner

The outstanding achievements of three Otago researchers were recognised through the bestowing of prestigious national awards at the 2017 New Zealand Research Honours Dinner last week.

 

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Free chest freezer

Kelvinator chest freezer to give away.

Grazing available

Five acres of lush green paddocks available for grazing on the Otago peninsula, right by rider-friendly Karetai track.

Van for sale - perfect for weekend camping trips

Versatile, multi-purpose van for passenger and cargo transport or weekend camping! Seven seats, rear seats easily come in/out.

 

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McAuley Oration - Which developing countries are better at converting economic growth into better health and why?

The McAuley Oration is sponsored by the Centre for International Health and is the bridging lecture between the Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) 10th annual Conference and the Australasian Society for Infectous Diseases (ASID) NZ Annual Meeting

We are delighted Professor Mark McGillivray from Deakin University will present the 2017 McAuley Oration - "Which developing countries are better at converting economic growth into better health and why?

 

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

Otago 150 years

The Park Street residences

Otago has a great collection of residential colleges, some long-established and others quite recent; less well-known are those that flourished …

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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

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Giving it Back: Dog Squad volunteers raise smiles

Arana College Assistant Warden Kirsten Eichstaedt’s is the second person to feature in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.

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Giving it Back: A Master of water and fire

The Master of Otago research vessel Polaris II Bill Dickson is the first profile in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.