Graduating with a PhD in Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, Matt Jenkins reflects on his time, so far, in New Zealand.
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In a bid to curb New Zealand’s horrific drowning rates, a University of Otago researcher is aiming to fill the gap in children’s open water survival skills.
The School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences has undergone significant staffing changes in 2017. We are also undertaking a major curriculum review. The most up-to-date information about this process is provided here.
Associate Professor Chris Button says his “healthy obsession” with physical activity will be a driving force in his new role as Dean of Otago’s School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences.