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The Otago Post: issue 20

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Entrepreneurship at work

Meeting famous people and helping them promote their brands are key aspects of Sally-Anne Kerr’s work as producer of TVNZ show Good Morning.

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Working on Māori Public Health through diploma

Energy and empathy figure strongly in Aaron Hapuku’s descriptions of why he undertook a Postgraduate…

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A practical postgraduate degree

Within a year Vaoula (Ula) Atatagi went from being adamant postgraduate study wasn’t for her to deciding a Master’s degree from the…

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Winning best student award for documentary

A ‘Best Student Documentary’ win at Missoula, Montana’s 38th International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF)…

 

Foreword:

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Professor Peter Crampton
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Division of Health Sciences

Postgraduate qualifications to change lives

Studying a postgraduate qualification can change lives, not only yours, but for many Health Sciences postgraduate students their study will give them the skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of numerous others.

We know that if you work in a health care setting you are making a very important contribution to a community.

Read more…

 

In brief

Master nursing with any graduate degree
In response to a change in the Nursing Council of New Zealand’s regulations for registered nurse practice, the University of Otago is developing a new Master’s degree to start in 2016, which will allow graduates from any discipline to study to become a registered nurse…

Celebrating postgraduate students at the Otago School of Medical Sciences
The future of bio-medical research is in safe and exciting hands judging by the quality, variety and scope of presentations…

Match fixing research wins international award
Otago PhD candidate Minhyeok Tak has received international recognition in his field, recently winning a European award for his paper, titled ‘The Politics of Countermeasures against Match-fixing in Sport’…