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
Symposium explores new approaches to Māori suicide prevention
New approaches to Māori and indigenous suicide prevention will be examined at a symposium on 10 February as part of the University of Otago Wellington Public Health Summer School.
Cat and dog allergens on soft toys a risk for asthmatics
Children’s soft toys can harbour high levels of cat and dog allergens as well as house dust mite allergens, according to new research by the University of Otago, Wellington.
Prestigious medals presented to three leading Otago researchers
Three University of Otago researchers’ outstanding achievements were recognised through the bestowing of prestigious national medals at last night’s 2013 Research Honours Dinner.
HRC supports Otago’s up-and-coming Māori and Pacific health researchers
Two University of Otago researchers have gained top Māori and Pacific health research awards from the Health Research Council (HRC) to pursue studies into testicular cancer and heart disease, respectively.
Government losing millions due to foreign cigarettes
The New Zealand Government is losing up to $89.1 million per annum in tax revenue due to tobacco brought in to the country from overseas, ASPIRE 2025 researchers estimate.