Thursday 17 June 2021 9:15am
Every semester Otago academics and visiting lecturers share a wealth of information through their public lectures – we warmly invite you to access these via Youtube. Just click the links below to enjoy these stimulating topics from experts working in a range of disciplines.
Campus tour by students
Enjoy a five-minute virtual campus tour hosted by current students.
Raised For Rewards - A Sheepdog's Life
This film is narrated from the dog's point of view. Produced by Varun Alagar as a student from the Centre for Science Communication in 2016. The film is narrated by Peter Hayden and scored by Jedidiah Bensemann.
90-second Science Film Comp: NZ sea lion on the Otago Coast
Film by Science Communication student, Amanda Konyn
Dr Graeme Downes – MNZM for services to music
Otago alumnus and staff member from 2000-2020, Dr Graeme Downes, was awarded a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit MNZM for services to music and music education.
Dr Downes is a rock musician and founding member of The Verlaines, and a former senior lecturer at the University.
Listen to the RNZ interview with Graeme Downes MNZM
Conductor Holly Mathieson makes her debut with the NZSO
Otago alumna and Glasgow-based conductor Holly Mathieson speaks with Radio New Zealand about her international conducting schedule and her debut with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
Listen to the RNZ interview with Holly Mathieson
You can also read a Q&A with Holly where she discusses growing up in Dunedin and her passion for music and conducting.