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Public lectures


Continental Loss: The quest to determine Antarctica's contribution to sea-level rise

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, 360 Leith Street, Dunedin

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Sediment and seashores

Sunday, 22 October 2017 - Deborah Bay, just past Carey's Bay, near Port Chalmers.  Look out for the orange flag.
Join a marine scientist to discover the amazing marine animals and plants that live in the intertidal zone and discover how the biodiversity is affected by harbour changes.

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Do parenting advice books help or harm? Critiquing 'common-sense' advice for mothers raising boys

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - ERG01 Education Centre, Union Street East, College of Education
Dr Susan Sandretto and Associate Professor Karen Nairn - Research Seminar Series

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Dairy farm sustainability: The role of farm labour relations in shaping antibiotic use

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - Centre for Sustainability seminar room, 563 Castle Street
Assistant Professor Rebecca Schewe, fro Syracuse University, USA, discusses dairy farm sustainability and the role of farm labour relations in shaping antibiotic use.

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The acquisition of language by children

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Hospital
Prof Mark Steedman presents the public lecture entitled: "The Acquisition of Language by Children"

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Harnessing social identity to improve mental health in vulnerable populations

Monday, 6 November 2017 - William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
Dr Tegan Cruwys is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland, a practicing Clinical Psychologist, and a recipient of the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Research Award. Her research investigates the social-psychological determinants of health, with a particular focus on depression, eating behaviour, and vulnerable populations.

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Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) 10th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 the Octagon, Dunedin
The Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) Annual Scientific Meeting, which aims to provide an opportunity to meet, present, and discuss projects and to foster new collaborative efforts in global health.

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Mediating the Real 2: Mediations in a 'post-truth' era

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - Richardson Building, 6th Floor, North, room 4 (R6N4), Dunedin campus
This conference asks and unpacks the interactions of (post) truth, the 'real' and contemporary media.

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OERC Symposium and Ag@Otago Colloquium

Thursday, 23 November 2017 - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum

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Men’s Health: Meeting the challenges

Thursday, 23 November 2017 - At the School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago (325 Great King Street, Dunedin).
Men's Health Launch Conference

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Advancing Health Research at Otago: Using the IDI and other linked administrative datasets

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - Room 122, Hunter Centre, Great King Street
Learn about Integrated Data Infrastructure and strengthen local research collaborations