Wednesday, 8 February 2017 1:21pm
Lifting your intake of fruit and vegetables can make a difference to the way you feel in just a couple of weeks, a University of Otago study has found.
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 7:36am
A purpose-built home for the University’s world-renowned Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, which has closely followed the progress of more than 1000 people born in Dunedin in 1972 and 1973, will be officially opened today by Tertiary Education Minister Paul Goldsmith.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 4:12pm
University of Otago lifecourse research has already revealed a lot about the wider New Zealand population: now researchers are turning to it to understand more about Māori education, health and well-being.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 3:57pm
Working is nearing completion on the $2.6 million home for the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, partner of the National Centre for Lifecourse Research.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 11:22am
A small segment of the population accounts for a disproportionate share of costly service use across a society’s health care, criminal justice, and social welfare systems – and paediatric tests of brain health can identify these adults as young as age three, new findings out of the University of Otago’s Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study suggest.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 12:45pm
NCLR partner, the Dunedin Study's latest findings show that childhood disadvantage strongly predicts costly adult life-course outcomes.
Friday, 25 November 2016 1:35pm
Dr Kristin Hillman from the Department of Psychology has received a $705,000 Marsden grant to research how the brain formulates quitting behaviour. Blake Porter, PhD candidate in the Bilkey Brain and Behaviour Lab, will be heavily involved in this research project also.
Thursday, 24 November 2016 11:02am
Researching with Māori: Opportunities for researchers and communities. Open Lecture. Thursday 24 November. Department of Psychology. Drs Will Edwards and Mihi Ratima.
This presentation is about maximising opportunities for researchers and communities to work together towards research excellence in Aotearoa/New Zealand in the 21st Century, taking advantage of this country’s reputation as indigenous research leaders.
Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:16am
Everyday creative activity may lead to an “upward spiral” of increased wellbeing and creativity in young adults, new University of Otago research suggests.
Friday, 18 November 2016 12:23pm
HRC funding success for National Centre for Lifecourse Research partner - Te Pou Tiringa
Thursday, 17 November 2016 12:26pm
Funding success for NCLR Partner, the Pacific Islands Families Study, who received National Science Challenge Ageing Well funding.
NCLR Investigator Dr Jesse Kokaua awarded the prestigious HRC Pacific Health Postdoctoral Fellowship
Monday, 14 November 2016 2:06pm
NCLR Investigator Dr Jesse Kokaua has been awarded the prestigious Health Research Council Pacific Health Postdoctoral Fellowship. His research will focus on health implications from education for Pasifika people and their families. Dr Kokaua will be co-hosted by the National Centre for Lifecourse research to work on the Graduate Longitudinal Study New Zealand.
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 12:02pm
National Centre for Lifecourse Research Investigator, Dr Mele Taumoepeau has been appointed as inaugural Associate Dean (Pacific) in the Division of Sciences, University of Otago
Monday, 19 September 2016 2:24pm
Pigeons can learn to distinguish real words from non-words by visually processing their letter combinations, surprising new research from the University of Otago in New Zealand and Ruhr University in Germany shows.