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23 May 2024

Jessica Palmer new DVC (External Engagement)

Legal scholar Professor Jessica Palmer has been appointed as the University of O...

University of Otago staff wear respirator (N95) masks.

23 May 2024

Review highlights benefits of masks

Medical researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, are calling for Ao...

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22 May 2024

Passing around, proxies and dodgy dairies

Underage youth in Aotearoa New Zealand are accessing e-cigarettes (or vapes) usi...

An artistic reconstruction of an Auckland Island merganser by J. G. Keulemans.

20 May 2024

Origins of extinct duck revealed

A new University of Otago-led study has uncovered the origins of a mysterious li...

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17 May 2024

Otago contributes almost $2b to NZ economy

The University of Otago contributed almost $2 billion to the New Zealand economy...

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17 May 2024

Improving support for mental health ED presentations

Almost one in five emergency department presentations are by mental health clien...


15 May 2024

Improved RHD treatment delivery trial popular

A new way of delivering treatment to prevent rheumatic heart disease progression...

Craig Rodger

15 May 2024

Otago work protects power grid during aurora

Modelling and advice from University of Otago scientists helped to protect New Z...

Robert Patman

10 May 2024

Academic wins esteemed Critic and Conscience award

University of Otago Professor of Politics Robert Patman has been recognised for...

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09 May 2024

Early onset bowel cancer on the rise

There’s a fresh call for a lowering of the bowel cancer screening age in Aotearo...

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09 May 2024

New Zealand HIV diagnoses for 2023 released – downward trend overall

The number of people diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand last year was higher than...

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08 May 2024

Study debunks concerns about baby feeding methods

What, and how, a baby is fed can weigh on a caregiver’s mind. Thankfully, a Univ...

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