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Otago researchers provide new insight into sustainable investing

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 10:48am

Sustainable investing is largely driven by expected value, not ethical values, a new report from University of Otago’s Climate and Energy Finance Group (CEFGroup) has found.

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Accounting students partner with Māori and Pasifika businesses

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 1:56pm

From the blackboard to the boardroom, Business School students have taken their learning into the real world during the pandemic by supporting roughly 50 Māori and Pasifika businesses.

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Brooke Sweeney takes home MoneyHub Accounting Prize

Thursday, 10 February 2022 1:48pm

Currently in her second year of a Bachelor of Commerce, Brooke was elated to find she had won the 2021 MoneyHub prize.

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Past, present and future shaped BNZ Bloomberg Markets Lab Te Taura Takata

Thursday, 3 February 2022 1:21pm

Te Taura Takata is the first trading room in the country to include a cultural narrative in its design that reflects the historical importance of the site to both Māori and settlers.

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Otago research finds solution to gender inequality in senior management

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 3:18pm

New research from the University of Otago has discovered a potential solution to the underrepresentation of women in senior management.

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Two of our students are 20Twenties Young Alumni recipients

Thursday, 4 November 2021 4:59pm

Two of Associate Professor Ros Whiting’s students, Maddi Ingham and Cameron Burrow, receive 20Twenty Young Alumni Awards.

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Dr Kate Wynn-Williams retires after 27 years at the Otago Business School

Wednesday, 27 October 2021 11:11am

Best known for her down-to-earth attitude and consistent helpfulness, Dr Kate Wynn-Williams is retiring from the University after 27 years at the Otago Business School.

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Paul Griffin joins University of Otago Business School as Honorary Professor

Wednesday, 25 August 2021 10:25am

Professor Paul Griffin has been appointed as an Honorary Professor in the Accounting and Finance Department of the School of Business. 

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International students affected by COVID-19 restrictions return

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 11:48am

While New Zealand’s borders are still closed the government has accepted the return of a few current international students whose studies have been affected by border restrictions. This has allowed for a few Otago students from China to return to their studies in-person after completing 14 days in MIQ.

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Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey interview on Radio NZ National and Magic Talk

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 9:28am

Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey from Department of Accountancy and Finance, has provided his opinion on “Default KiwiSaver funds to exclude fossil fuel investments” for Radio NZ National and Magic Talk.