Tuesday, 20 September 2022 10:44am
Genetic information is a critical part of conservation research but has proven invasive and costly – until now.
Thursday, 1 September 2022 2:31pm
Six researchers working in areas ranging from the prevention and treatment of heart attacks to the social effects of religion have had their efforts recognised with Early Career Researcher Awards.
Thursday, 11 August 2022 2:48pm
Previously shrouded in mystery, the evolutionary history of kōkako, huia, and tīeke saddlebacks have been revealed by a University of Otago study.
Tuesday, 9 August 2022 11:30am
More than 100 people have received vital dental care, thanks to a team of volunteers using the facilities at the Dental School for a series of clinics over the last four Sundays.
Monday, 8 August 2022 2:44pm
Work is underway on a small Dunedin campus construction project with cultural significance beyond its size.
Friday, 5 August 2022 4:14pm
Ten out of the 22 successful Health Research Council (HRC) grants received by the University of Otago were for recipients based in the School of Biomedical Sciences (BMS).
Friday, 5 August 2022 11:02am
The School of Biomedical Sciences’ 2022 Postgraduate Symposium provided an opportunity for postgraduate students to present their research and celebrate their progress.
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 2:10pm
Acknowledging and apologising for the past at a hokomaurahiri (repatriation ceremony) of Kōimi T’chakat Moriori (Moriori skeletal remains) was an important part of the healing process, the University of Otago’s representative at the ceremony says.
Friday, 10 June 2022 3:25pm
A University of Otago invention that achieves the “holy grail” of targeted delivery of drugs directly to the brain has been granted a US patent.
Thursday, 19 May 2022 8:57am
University of Otago researchers have discovered molecules in the blood that could assist with early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 10:06am
The Biomedical Sciences programme awarded seven Elizabeth Jean Trotter Scholarships this year, contributing towards the tuition fees of high-achieving and well-rounded students.
Friday, 22 April 2022 8:50am
The Pacific scholarship has gone to Ilaisaane Fakapulia, while the Māori scholarship has been shared between Jasmine Wells and Ella Silk.
Friday, 22 April 2022 2:14pm
Dr Latika Samalia was presented with the korowai Rauaroha to formally acknowledge the awarding of the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award of the 2021 Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.
Wednesday, 20 April 2022 4:14pm
Growth is a natural part of the learning experience at the University of Otago but add in the challenge of speaking an entirely different language and that experience is magnified.
Thursday, 14 April 2022 9:15am
Tracing the regional origin of everything from milk to invasive bugs is now possible thanks to a University of Otago project.
Thursday, 7 April 2022 9:38am
Associate Professor Louise Parr-Brownlie (Ngāti Maniapoto and Te Arawa) is the new Chair of Rauika Māngai, a Māori organisation that advances Mātauranga Māori, accelerates research and positively influences science policy.
Thursday, 31 March 2022 10:17am
As part of highlighting Endometriosis Awareness Month, Associate Professor Jane Girling from the Department of Anatomy shares why more people need to be aware of endometriosis as well as what brought her to this field of research.
Tuesday, 22 March 2022 3:50pm
A research collaboration involving the University of Otago could change the lives of people living with seizures.
Wednesday, 9 March 2022 1:51pm
Rutherford Discovery Fellowship recipient Dr Alana Alexander will be investigating fisheries’, disease and climate change’s effects on dolphins and whales, then translating her science into memorable narratives for Māori.
Wednesday, 9 March 2022 2:50pm
The School of Biomedical Sciences has appointed three new Associate Deans (Pacific).