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University considers computer-based examining
The University of Otago is investigating the possibility of more wide-spread adoption of computer-based examining.


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Otago heart researchers gain funding

University of Otago scientists have been awarded nearly $572,000 in research funding in the National Heart Foundation’s latest funding round.


The School of Dentistry aims high

The first sod has been turned for the School of Dentistry’s new clinical building, with the aim of realising the Faculty’s ambition to be one of the top 10 schools in the world within nine years.


Fifty years of Information Technology at Otago

When Philippa Hawker started work there was one main computer which read punch cards to create programs and spat out line flow paper for academics and students.



Furnished home in Maori Hill

One-year lease starting 1 January.

1996 Toyota Caldina

Excellent condition inside and out, 110,000 kilometres, new Warrant of Fitness issued last month until January, registration until November 2017.


One-year lease commencing 1 January.



Cooking and Table Salt (CATS) study

Little is known about how much 'added salt' most New Zealanders use at the table and in their cooking each day.


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

Otago 150 years

A sporting university

With the Olympics underway, it seems a good time to think about sport! The first serious sporting fixture at the …

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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



Hocken snaps: North Dunedin

North Dunedin, with Lake Logan, before the first addition to the right of the University's main building (1912).


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.