Welcome to the University of Otago Wellington
We teach undergraduate medicine, radiation therapy, postgraduate qualifications and papers and undertake a wide variety of health based research. We are located in Newtown, Wellington, next door to the regional hospital and are part of the University of Otago's Health Sciences Division.
News & Events
Anti-cancer vaccine proves cost effective: but coverage needs improving
The New Zealand Government’s investment in HPV vaccination for girls is a “good value-for-money” way to protect health, a just-published study by the University of Otago Wellington (UOW) shows.
Study of 1000s of NZ fruit & vege prices shows markets best value
A family of four could save as much as $49 per week by buying their fruit and vegetables at markets other than from a supermarket, a University of Otago Wellington study shows.
High level of smoking around others at bus stops - study
A study of bus stops in the Wellington Region has identified high levels of smoking around other people and high levels of butt littering.
Smokers respond to spur of the moment chance to quit
A novel trial that has been underway for a month at Queensgate mall in Lower Hutt has seen 256 smokers take up the chance to try nicotine replacement therapy on the spur of the moment.