Be entertained and feed your mind with our Hot Picks. You can relax in the comfort of your own home, while listening to a selection of podcasts, interviews, and lectures from Otago academics, visiting lecturers, and alumni.
Oral exams an alternative in AI era
Tech expert and alumnus Dr Simon McCallum is warning New Zealand's education system isn't ready for the impacts of rapidly evolving artificial intelligence.
Dr Ali Hill: Nutrition
Jim Mora of RNZ interviews Dr Ali Hill about nutrition. She discusses the potentially deadly new fad of “Dry Scooping”; the potential of cinnamon, and other foods.
What my grandfather told me: Whakapapa Kōrero
Memories of seasonal eel migrations and traditional harvesting practices are shared by Wairarapa residents. With changes to land use, the diversion and degradation of waterways, and pressures of commercial eeling, the storytellers raise concerns about the future of tuna and the health of Wairarapa Moana.
The Knowledge of Divine Things
Theology's Professor Chris Holmes' discusses his journey and thoughts on the knowledge of divine things. This is Professor Holme's Inaugural Professorial Lecture.
In this issue...
Vision 2040 – a new strategic direction
In February, the interim final version of Vision 2040, the new strategic directi...
Networks and Events
The sun shone for alumni, students and staff, along with members of the communit...
Alumni in the News
Dentistry graduate Christian Lio-Willie signs with the Crusaders, Natasha Callis...
Saying yes to the red shirt and giving back to Otago
It’s been a busy Christmas holiday for Lachie Scarsbrook. Taking his first trip...
To celebrate 150 years of Law at Otago, we thought we’d bring a well-known face...
Communities set to benefit from Indigenous-led international grant with rangatiratanga at heart
The opportunity to develop Māori-led programmes for pēpi, tamariki and whānau we...
Donor-funded Entrance Scholarships celebrated
Donor-funded Entrance Scholarship winners were welcomed at a function in the Uni...
Be entertained and feed your mind with our Hot Picks. You can relax in the comfo...
University of Otago welcomes new voice for public health
A new centre hosted by the University of Otago will boost the reach and impact o...
From wartime orphan to wildlife authority
An extraordinary life journey has taken renowned conservationist and science edu...
New display highlights the importance of student wellbeing
A new display in Otago University’s Ōtepoti Link reaffirms a wider community com...
Fifty years of mahi – a milestone for the University of Otago, Christchurch
‘Kia Mau’ – a call to come together and hold tight to one and all – is the chose...
Shocked, humbled and surprised - alumni and staff respond to receiving New Year Honours
Otago alumni and staff reacted with shock and surprise, and felt humbled when th...