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2019 OUSA Supervisor of the Year named

Friday, 9 August 2019 7:04pm

It was only a “few” years ago Dr Susan Wardell was watching her supervisor be awarded the OUSA Supervisor of the Year. Now it has come full circle, with Dr Wardell being given the top nod at the awards.

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Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey gives his opinion on greenhouse gas emissions

Monday, 22 July 2019 11:37am

Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey, from the Department of Accounting and Finance, recently had his opinion and expertise sought on a newly released report on greenhouse gas emissions.

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The laws of sciences and politics

Saturday, 11 May 2019 8:44am

Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey on the policies required for real-world change.

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No such thing as 'I don't have the time', graduate says

Friday, 3 May 2019 3:00pm

Tyler Haslemore hasn’t rested a lot in the past couple of years.

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Top honours for Beatson

Thursday, 2 May 2019 2:52pm

Accountancy and Finance lecturer Nicola Beatson been awarded the prestigious Otago Teaching Excellence award at a ceremony this week.

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2019 ‘virtuosos’ recognised for teaching excellence

Wednesday, 1 May 2019 10:34am

Good teaching is about “awakening joy in knowledge and creative expression”, those gathered for the 2019 Otago Excellence in Teaching Awards heard on Tuesday.

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Study highlights concerning financial situation for retirees who don’t own a home

Monday, 15 April 2019 12:03pm

University of Otago research investigating the impact housing plays on the financial situation of New Zealand retirees shows that non-homeowners are in a worse position financially, and action is recommended before the problem grows.

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Values learned at Otago took Babbage around the world

Friday, 12 April 2019 1:10pm

Nigel Babbage was broke at 27, and retired at 43.

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Fellowship for ‘outstanding contribution’ to accountancy

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:44am

Associate Professor Ros Whiting has had her “outstanding contribution and achievement to the profession of accountancy” awarded with an internationally-recognised Fellowship.

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Caution for NZ shareholders as study highlights reporting practices and CEO pay

Monday, 10 December 2018 11:33am

University of Otago researchers behind a study investigating corporate financial reporting techniques say shareholders need to be wary of the methods companies are increasingly using to report their results.