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
Household crowding key cause of hospital admissions: Otago research
One in 10 admissions to hospital in New Zealand to treat infectious diseases such as pneumonia, meningococcal disease and tuberculosis are the direct result of household crowding a new study has found.
In-Work Tax Credit does not improve health of parents
Researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington have found that the In-Work Tax Credit, which has been applied in New Zealand since 2006, has no discernible effect on the health of parents.
Hazards in homes and gardens a major injury cost
A significant proportion of injuries in the home, costing millions of dollars a year, are related to how a house is built and maintained, according to new research from the University of Otago, Wellington.