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Nick Wilson Inaugural Professorial Lecture
On Tuesday 30 August, 2016 Professor Nick Wilson, gave his Inaugural Professorial lecture (IPL) on ‘Beyond Death and Taxes: A Public Health Perspective'.

Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Professor Nick Wilson - Beyond Death and Taxes: A Public Health Perspective from University of Otago Wellington on Vimeo.

Diana Sarfati Inaugural Professorial Lecture
On Thursday 5 May, 2016 Professor Diana Sarfati, co-Director of Public Health Dept, gave her Inaugural Professorial lecture (IPL) on 'Uneven playing fields: Cancer care and outcomes'.

Diana Sarfati Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Uneven playing fields: Cancer care and outcomes from University of Otago Wellington on Vimeo.

Dean's Open Lecture - Laureate Professor Ingrid Scheffer
Laureate Professor Ingrid Scheffer is a physician-scientist whose work as a paediatric neurologist and epileptologist at the University of Melbourne has led the field of epilepsy genetics over more than 20 years.


Dean's Open Lecture - Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman
Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman is director of the He Kainga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme which was awarded the 2014 Prime Minister's Science Prize. Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman's Housing matters for health lecture is part of the Dean's Open Lecture Series and this is our opportunity to honour their extraordinary contribution.

Dean's Open Lecture - Professor Frances Ashcroft
Frances Ashcroft is a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford and director of OXION, a training and research programme on the physiology of ion channels. Her ground-breaking research has shown how changes in blood glucose levels regulate insulin secretion from the pancreas and how this process is impaired in type 2 diabetes.


Te Reo Māori – Pivotal for Health & Well-being
Dr Te Huirangi Waikerepuru – talks about the impact of colonisation in health and the pivotal importance of Te Reo Māori in physical, cultural and spiritual restoration of Mouri that is fundamental to health and well-being.


Professor Michael Baker's Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Professor Dawn Elder's Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Dr Di McCarthy - Contemporary roles of Learned Societies
UOW Dean’s Open Lecture Series, 14 August 2013

Professor Peter Doherty - Lecture The Killer Defence
UOW Lecture, 21 May 2013


Dalton Kelly, CEO Cancer Society of New Zealand : "Taking responsibility for cancer"
UOW Deans Lecture Series 2012, 31 July 2012

Russell Wills, Childrens' Commissioner : "How health services can reduce inequities in child health"
UOw Deans Lecture Series 2012, 11 September 2012

2011 and before

Professor Sarah Romans Inaugural Professorial Lecture 23 November 2011 (MP4)

Professor Mark Weatherall Inaugural Professorial Lecture 3 November 2011 (MP4)

Dr Sue Pullon, Medical Education in Canada (MP4)

Professor David Nutt : An Inconvenient Truth : drugs and government policy. 12 August 2010