Thursday 17 June 2021 9:15am

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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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97hq9hrzXDU


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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXhMPwimrKM


90-second Science Film Comp: NZ sea lion on the Otago Coast

Film by Science Communication student, Amanda Konyn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVuxlDzutTs


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Dr Graeme Downes MNZM
Photo: Dunedin Symphony Orchestra DSO

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


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Holly Mathieson. Photo courtesy of Martin Stewart, 2018

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.

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