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Otago researchers recognised at Research Honours Dinner

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Thursday, 19 October 2017

The outstanding achievements of three University of Otago researchers were recognised through the bestowing of prestigious national awards at the 2017 New Zealand Research Honours Dinner last week.

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'Killer' toothaches likely cause misery for captive orca

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Thursday, 12 October 2017

An international research team that includes a University of Otago scientist has undertaken the first in-depth investigation of the teeth of captive orca (killer whales) and have found them a sorry state, which raises serious concerns for these majestic mammals' overall health and welfare.

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Otago researchers’ achievements recognised at 2017 NZ Research Honours Dinner

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The outstanding achievements of three University of Otago researchers were recognised through the bestowing of prestigious national awards at the 2017 New Zealand Research Honours Dinner earlier this week. The trio were among New Zealand researchers to be presented with 21 medals in total at the Royal Society Te Apārangi-hosted event in Auckland.

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SJWRI Awards for 2017 presented at Research Day

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Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Congratulations to the recipients of Sir John Walsh Research Institute Awards for 2017, which were announced and awarded at the conclusion of SJWRI Research Day on Tuesday 5 September. Our Institute Awards celebrate the research achievements of academic staff and postgraduate students, as well as commending the contribution of general staff to the research successes of the SJWRI and Faculty of Dentistry.

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Report from SJWRI Research Day 2017, Tuesday 5 September

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Tuesday, 5 September 2017

SJWRI Research Day 2017, highlighting the research achievements of the University of Otago's Sir John Walsh Research Institute and Faculty of Dentistry, was held on Tuesday 5 September at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. The programme featured presentations from academic researchers, invited keynote speakers and postgraduate students, a research poster competition, and the presentation of the SJWRI Awards for 2017.

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Dentistry projects ramps up - staff and students moving

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Thursday, 24 August 2017

Work is beginning on more temporary premises for staff vacating the Faculty of Dentistry’s Walsh Building – as work ramps up on the $130 million extreme makeover that is creating a larger, modern centre for patient care, learning and research.

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