Dr Greg Giles received an OSMS strategic planning award in conjunction with Dr Jeff Erickson from Physiology.
Dr Joanne Harrison and Associate Professor Ivan Sammut in collaboration with Professor David Larsen and Francesca Rollason (OIL) obtained from the “Return on Science Biotech and Life Sciences Committee” $108,280 of Otago Innovation’s devolved PreSeed fund.
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 4:22pm
The University of Otago has come up with a clever new learning tool using augmented reality technology that could be a world-first.
Friday, 20 November 2015 1:52pm
The world’s leading expert on endocrine disruptors and the estrogenic effects of chemicals, Professor Steve Safe, will be giving a public lecture at the University of Otago next week.
Thursday, 12 November 2015 9:58am
Dr John Ashton was featured in a NZ Herald article entitled "Lung cancer - the cost of a life: Tackling 'offensive' stigma of disease". TV3 covered the inaugural conference of the Lung Foundation in which John was invited to speak at.
Sunday, 1 November 2015 9:22am
Associate Professor Ivan Sammut is voted coordinator of the best module in second year medicine.
Tuesday, 6 October 2015 9:19am
Lab in a Box on TV1 news.
Thursday, 17 September 2015 9:26am
Listen to Dr John Ashton talk about zopiclone
Tuesday, 1 September 2015 9:24am
Dr John Ashton was featured on both Newsworthy and Radio NZ.
Monday, 3 August 2015 9:25am
Recently, Dr Yiwen Zheng was awarded a Senior Research Fellowship ($199,988) by the Jean Cathie Bequest/Auckland Medical Research Foundation to investigate the effects of time- and location-specific stimulation of GABAergic neurons on acoustic trauma-induced tinnitus in rats.
Sunday, 1 February 2015 8:31am
The department would like to congratulate our HOD, Rhonda Rosengren, on her recent promotion to professor. Furthermore, the department would like to congratulate Ivan Sammut on his recent promotion to Associate Professor.
Monday, 22 December 2014 4:42pm
Congratulations to Dr Sebastien Taurin, Dr Khaled Greish, and Associate Professor Rhonda Rosengren for obtaining a Genesis Oncology Grant to investigate the delivery of raloxifene nanomedicine as a treatment for castrate resistant prostate cancer.
Tuesday, 9 December 2014 3:23pm
Together with the Cancer Society of Otago and Southland, we held a Research Open Day on 17 September. The aim of the day was to highlight cancer research within the department to members of the Cancer Society.
Thursday, 25 September 2014 10:16am
Best poster prize at the QMB Cancer Meeting went to Hayley Nehoff, a PhD student supervised by Dr Khaled Greish
Dr Yiwen Zheng and Professor Paul Smith received a grant from the Deafness Research Foundation of New Zealand
Thursday, 25 September 2014 10:13am
Dr Yiwen Zheng and Professor Paul Smith received a grant ($84,776) from the Deafness Research Foundation of New Zealand to investigate how tinnitus is generated.
Monday, 1 September 2014 12:00pm
Dr Greg Giles was awarded a Division of Health Sciences Research Technology Voucher in August 2014.
Monday, 1 September 2014 12:07pm
Congratulations to Sweta Kumari who was awarded Best Poster at the Oxygen Theme Meeting.
Dr John Ashton and Associate Professor Rhonda J Rosengren were successful with their Otago Medical Research Foundation funding application.
Monday, 1 September 2014 12:14pm
Congratulations to Dr John Ashton and Associate Professor Rhonda J Rosengren were successful with their Otago Medical Research Foundation funding application.
Monday, 1 September 2014 3:53pm
Dr Yiwen Zheng and Professor Paul Smith was successful with their 2014 Bequest Fund application.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 9:52am
We congratulate Blair Hesp for taking out the 2013 New Zealand Innovators (Marketing and Communications) Award at a ceremony that was held at Auckland Museum on Thursday 17 October.