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Christchurch alumni event July 2021

Thursday 12 August 2021 11:13am

The University of Otago’s Christchurch 2021 alumni event was held at the University’s Christchurch campus on Wednesday 28 July and was the first event of the 2021 Winter Symposium Series.

Visit the Alumni Facebook page to view photos from the event.


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Professor David Murdoch, Dean of the University of Otago, Christchurch as guest speaker, spoke about the advances the world has taken to develop and roll out vaccines for COVID-19. His presentation explained how the COVID-19 vaccines were developed so quickly in comparison to other vaccines through to the challenges faced implementing a vaccination programme on such a large scale.

 

You can also view his full presentation here

Guests were also able to ask questions directly to Professor Murdoch which resulted in several interesting and thought-provoking topics opened for discussion.

The evening concluded with the opportunity to chat informally with other guests and discuss the content of the presentation.