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29 Feb 2024

Odours hasten mortality and reproductive ageing


Sensory cues from the opposite sex can influence how animals age, a University o...

Black and white etching of several brigs in a harbour in North East England circa 1840

01 Feb 2024

Archaeological evidence of seasonal vitamin D deficiency discovered


Rickets ran rife in children following the Industrial Revolution, but University...

26 Dec 2023

Could perceived genetic vices actually be virtues?


“Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi engari he toa takitini - I come not with my ow...

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13 Dec 2023

Unravelling an intricate puzzle


Graduand Jasmine Sahota has always been captivated by the inner workings of the...

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06 Nov 2023

Discarded teeth offer insight into Victorian-era New Zealand


Four years ago, hundreds of teeth from a past era were uncovered on an Invercarg...

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03 Nov 2023

Anatomy Department provide care packages for tauira


Two Department of Anatomy academics have gone beyond the lecture theatre to ensu...

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30 Oct 2023

Otago academic elected to TEU Committee


Professor Siân Halcrow, from the Department of Anatomy, has been elected as Te T...

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30 Oct 2023

Otago researchers receive Fellowships


The impact of housing on mental health and how hormones regulate parents’ behavi...

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27 Oct 2023

Fellowships awarded to five Otago researchers


Five University of Otago researchers are being celebrated with Royal Society Te...

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18 Oct 2023

Critical step made for managing brushtail possums


Researchers say mapping the genetic code of the brushtail possum will benefit th...

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16 Oct 2023

Research on female fertility receives grant from global consortium


Menopause is often described as puberty’s evil older sister, but can reproductiv...

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28 Sep 2023

Inaugural Māori Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research winners


Two Otago Research Award winners have been recognised for their research which g...

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